WATCH: Giovinco has penalty saved in first game of the season

Russ Isabella
The TFC forward won a spot-kick and took it on himself, but RSL's stalwart in goal came out on top.

Sebastian Giovinco let a golden chance to open his goal-scoring account for the season go begging.

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The Italian won a penalty as he slipped around Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando and then stepped up to take it on himself.

He should have given the chance to somebody else. 

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Still, you wouldn't bet on it taking long for former Juventus player Giovinco to get a goal this year. 

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