Real Salt Lake defeats Sacramento 2-0 in Friendly Match

Utah Sporting NewsSalt Lake City – Real Salt Lake defeated Sacramento 2-0 in friendly match at a rainy Rio Tinto Stadium with a strong second half performance in the first matchup between RSL and USL PRO side Sacramento Republic FC .

Real Salt Lake was led by Robbie Findley and Sebastian Velasquez who each scored for in the second half.  The match saw nine changes to the starting lineup as RSL played an uncharacteristic 4-2-3-1 formation instead of its usual diamond midfield.

Images from the Match

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Lineups for the game:

Real Salt Lake (4-3-3): Lalo Fernandez; Abdoulie Mansally, Aaron Maund, Carlos Salcedo, Rich Balchan; Cole Grossman, Sebastian Velasquez, Justen Glad (Luis Gil, 89’); Robbie Findley (C) (Benji Lopez, 80’), Devon Sandoval, Sebastian Jaime (Olmes Garcia, 67’)

Substitutes not used: Jeff Attinella; Chris Schuler, Chris Wingert; Ned Grabavoy

Sacramento Republic FC (4-4-2): Dominik Jakubek; Nemanja Vukovic, Emrah Klimenta, Mickey Daly (Harrison Delbridge, 68’), James Kiffe (Chad Bartlome, 45’), Rodrigo Lopez, Ivan Mirkovic, Gilberto Souza (Octavio Guzman, 60’), Max Alvarez (Mawolo Gissie, 45’); Adam Jahn (Dakota Collins, 60’), Justin Braun (Thomas Stewart, 44’)

Substitutes not used: Agustin Cazarez, Carlos Martinez

Attendance: 20,555

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