Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, UT – Nick Rimando now has every cumulative goal keeping record in MLS with tonight’s addition of all-time saves, and it could not have come at a better time for the struggling club as they defeated New York City FC 2-1 at Rio Tinto Stadium. Continue reading
SANDY, Utah (Friday, May 12, 2017) – Real Salt Lake (2-6-2, 10th West) returns to action Saturday evening in Foxborough, Mass., facing the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium for a 5:30 p.m. MT kickoff. Saturday’s contest could see the debut of new RSL forward Jefferson Savarino, the 20-year old Venezuelan international signed to a Young DP contract earlier this week.
SANDY, Utah (Tuesday, May 9, 2017) – On Tuesday, Real Salt Lake announced that it has acquired FW Jefferson Savarino on loan from Zulia in Venezuela, where Savarino has been one of the top up-and-coming attackers. Savarino, 20, will occupy a Young Designated Player spot on the roster and is expected to join the team in training Tuesday and will be active on the roster upon receipt of his International Transfer Certificate. (Pronunciation Note: YEFF-er-son)
Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, UT – Javier Morales made returned to the RioT tonight for the first time since leaving the club last year, although he stayed on the bench for the duration, his new club shut out RSL for their 3rd loss in a row. RSL paid tribute to Morales and the impact he has had on this club. It was great to see Morales, Rimando and Beckerman on the pitch together.
RSL hit the pitch with several starters watching from the bench and the stand. Beckerman and Rimando are out with injuries and Plata was on the bench after a run-in with team rules. Continue reading
SANDY, Utah (Friday, May 5, 2017) – Real Salt Lake (2-5-2, 8th West) returns home to Rio Tinto Stadium this weekend to face West rival FC Dallas (4-0-3, t-2nd West) Saturday night. Fans are encouraged to arrive early prior to the game’s 7:30 p.m. MT kickoff, in order to witness a special pre-game ceremony to honor former RSL and current Dallas midfielder Javier Morales, in his first visit to Utah since departing the club last November.