Rimando gets all-time MLS Save record, RSL gets win

Nick Rimando MLS all-time saves record holder

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

RSL still winless after Beckerman shown Red

Kyle Beckerman Red Card

Kyle Beckerman Red Card

Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, UT – Real Salt Lake and the LA Galaxy met up for the first time in this young 2017 season with both clubs without a win.  RSL fans got to have a great look at some of the new talent with outstanding performances from Sebastian Saucedo and Brooks Lennon, but even with the early lead it wasn’t enough to overcome a barrage of yellow cards with LA pulling out the 1-3 win.

Yura Movsisyan put RSL on top 1-0 in the 18th minute when he headed on into the net, and it looked like all the momentum was on the their side.  It all began to change in the 34th minute.  Luke Mulholland was fouled by Jermain Jones in the midfield and he reacted with a push to Jones.  When we were finished both Mulholland and Beckerman walked away with the yellow cards. Continue reading

RSL Season Opener Against Toronto FC Ends With Draw

Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake

SANDY, Utah (Saturday, March 4, 2017) – Real Salt Lake began the 2017 campaign with a scoreless draw against the 2016 MLS Cup runners-up Toronto FC.  In a tightly-contested and physical match, RSL GK Nick Rimando’s first half penalty kick stop proved to be the difference.

The game began in early-season fashion with neither team getting a firm hold on the game in the first 20 minutes with wind affecting both team’s ability going forward.

The game’s intensity sped up exponentially when Toronto FC Sebastian Giovinco was brought down by Rimando in the box in the 30th minute, resulting in a TFC penalty kick.  Rimando saved the ensuing PK, diving low to his left, hanging onto the Giovinco’s effort. Continue reading