Real Salt Lake vs FC Dallas: Javier Morales Homecoming

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Michael Walker Undefeated FC Dallas (4-0-3) heads to Sandy, Utah this Saturday to lock horns with Real Salt Lake (2-5-2) at Rio Tinto Stadium. Oscar Pareja’s outfit sits third in the Western Conference, having played two less matches than the West’s top two. Real Salt Lake’s start to the season has been unconvincing. They’ve […] READ MORE


How FC Dallas Can Topple Powerhouse Pachuca in CCL Semifinals

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Michael Walker FC Dallas hosts C.F. Pachuca in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals on Wednesday evening. Given Pachuca’s pedigree, both in Liga MX and in the CONCACAF Champions League, they will enter this contest as the clear favorite. The odds may be against Dallas, but […] READ MORE


LA Galaxy Hand RSL Their First Loss, 5-2

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The following is a press release from the LA Galaxy. CARSON, CA (April 24, 2016) – There are no undefeated teams left in MLS this season, as the LA Galaxy snapped Real Salt Lake’s unbeaten run in 2016 by a 5-2 margin at StubHub Center on Saturday evening. LA Galaxy Hand RSL Their First Loss, […] READ MORE


Real Salt Lake Seeing Red

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An up and down 2015 season for Real Salt Lake continued Saturday night as the Claret and Cobalt surrendered the lead twice in a 2-2 draw with the Columbus Crew at home in Rio Tinto Stadium. While the creating chances and scoring goals has become a bit more consistent in recent weeks, another trend seems to […] READ MORE


The Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy Rivalry Rages On

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Wednesday night Real Salt Lake will take on the LA Galaxy for the first time since their unceremonious 5-0 drubbing from then-LA striker Landon Donovan and company in last year’s Western Conference playoff semi-final. While RSL (and LA for that matter) has undergone some serious roster renovations since then, those who remain from that dreadful […] READ MORE


RSL vs New England Talking Points

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After dropping their first game of the season in a 1-0 decision against the MLS table leading Vancouver Whitecaps last week, Real Salt Lake will look to bounce back on the road against the defending eastern conference champion New England Revolution Saturday in Foxborough, Mass. RSL vs New England Talking Points Before the Royals and […] READ MORE


RSL: Offensive Woes Taking their Toll

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Real Salt Lake suffered their first loss of 2015 Saturday night when the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps came into Rio Tinto Stadium and secured all three points with a 1-0 victory against a nine-man RSL squad. There were plenty of missed opportunities for the claret and cobalt early on, none better than a whiffed clearance in […] READ MORE


RSL vs SKC: MLS’ Best New Rivalry

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This Saturday Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City will take the pitch at Sporting Park for the first time as western conference opponents, and while SKC might still be getting used to some of their new conference rivals, they need no introduction from their rocky mountain foes. RSL vs SKC: MLS’ Best New Rivalry […] READ MORE


RSL Finding Rhythm

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At 2-0-2 Real Salt Lake still stand as the only undefeated team in the western conference and one of only two undefeated teams in the league alongside the New York Red Bulls (who have only played three matches on the year thus far). RSL’s second victory of the season was secured Sunday in San Jose’s […] READ MORE


Javier Morales Strike leads to second straight Earthquakes Loss

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The bad form in bad weather continued for the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday at Avaya Stadium. No, the game was not played in freezing weather with a light snow falling. But for California standards, especially during the drought, the weather was anything from perfect. On the pitch coach Dominic Kinnear had his own drought […] READ MORE