Javier Morales’ new club shuts out RSL

Javier Morales

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

RSL Welcomes FC Dallas to Rio Tinto Stadium Saturday Evening

Javier Morales

Javier Morales

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.

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RSL makes a statement at first meeting against NYCFC

Jason Kries in his first match back at Rio Tinto

Jason Kries in his first match back at Rio Tinto

Sandy, UT – RSL overcame all the distractions of having so many ex-players in town this week to win big over NYCFC in their first ever meeting tonight.

Jason Kries came to town with New York City FC and a host of familiar faces to Rio Tinto, and walked away with another defeat in what has turned out to be a difficult year for one of the newest clubs in Major League Soccer. Continue reading