Real Salt Lake Readies for the Red Bulls

When Real Salt Lake last faced off against the New York Red Bulls, the teams’ game day rosters made the match look like an intrasquad scrimmage: the match marked the first and only time last season that RSL would face off against former teammates Fabian Espindola, Jonny Steele, and Jamison Olave.  Tonight’s game won’t have […]

Quelling the Revolution: PK Party Pushes RSL to 2-1 Victory

It’s been a hard day’s night, and I’d been working like a dog It’s been a hard day’s night, I should be sleeping like a log But when I get home to you I find the things that you do Will make me feel alright… When I’m home everything seems to be right.     […]

Chicago Starts Hot, but RSL Quenches Fire Late

Through much of the first half (and part of the second), it looked as though Real Salt Lake would gift the Fire their first victory of the season because of a poor defensive performance.  Instead, the Claret-and-Cobalt responded with three unanswered goals in the final 21 minutes of the match to escape Toyota Park in […]

Real Salt Lake Fells Timbers to Remain Unbeaten

Do you remember April 30, 2011?  No?  Well, when it comes to the history of the rivalry between Real Salt Lake and the Portland Timbers, that date was the last occasion Portland was able to celebrate a victory.  In the interim, the Claret-and-Cobalttook seven wins and three draws from Portland.  That stretch included a sweep in the 2013 MLS Western Conference […]

Brotherly Love: RSL and Union Split Points in Wild Finish

Real Salt Lake entered Saturday’s match against the Philadelphia Union as one of two remaining unbeaten teams in Major League Soccer.  As of the end of Match Week 6 and following FC Dallas’s loss, RSL now stands as MLS’s lone unbeaten squad, a notable accomplishment given the side’s particularly difficult opening schedule.  RSL returns home […]

RSL Guts Out Shorthanded Draw Against SKC

Adversity is part of sports, and while every team faces adversity, only the greatest find a way to overcome it.  Real Salt Lake has already encountered adversity this season in the form of a rash of injuries while facing one of MLS’s most difficult early-season schedules.  How has it reacted to this challenge?

RSL Heads to Kansas City for MLS Cup 2013 Rematch

The thought of playing Sporting KC again after two unfortunate defeats last season causes me to realize that the pit left in my stomach after December’s MLS Cup loss hasn’t gone away.  And if you feel like the pit in your stomach has gone away (or you’re a Sporting fan and want to relive the…*gulp*…magic), […]

“Team Is the Star” Is On Full Display as RSL Humbles Toronto FC

I get nervous before most Real Salt Lake matches.  Particularly the big ones.  I believe RSL can win any match it plays, but when the opposing team is an unknown quantity, I don’t know what to expect.  So, naturally, I was apprehensive about Saturday’s matchup with Toronto FC, a team that had already heisted 3 […]

RSL Battles to Sluggish 1-1 Draw with L.A. Galaxy

Game Summary Meeting for the second time in a 15-day span, Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles Galaxy fought to a 1-1 draw Saturday, as RSL’s Alvaro Saborio and L.A.’s Robbie Keane each opened their accounts for the 2014 season.  The draw allowed RSL to improve its undefeated franchise record in season home openers to […]