Daryl Shore didn’t expect his first head coaching job in Major League Soccer to come this way. But Real Salt Lake's interim manager has been tasked with leading a club after a three-game winless start.
Nick Rimando made three saves for Real Salt Lake, including two against Sebastian Giovinco, to help Real Salt Lake tie defending Eastern Conference champion Toronto FC 0-0 on Saturday in a Major League Soccer opener.
Real Salt Lake opens the MLS preseason Monday in Casa Grande, Arizona, and a pair of MLS veterans have agreed in principle to join the club. Meanwhile, general manager Craig Waibel reaffirmed ongoing discussions with Landon Donovan.
Multiple sources are reporting that RSL has offered a two-year Designated Player contract to U.S. Men's National Team legend Landon Donovan. In addition, RSL has made an offer for a young attacking midfielder playing in the Netherlands.
Emmanuel Boateng scored two goals in eight minutes, Landon Donovan had an assist in his first start since 2014 and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Wednesday night in the knockout round of the MLS playoffs.