Yura Movsisyan’s goal in the 84th minute was the game-winner, and RSL took all three points via a 1-0 win over Minnesota United to help Salt Lake snap a two-match winless streak Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Young RSL standouts Brooks Lennon and Justen Glad each tallied a goal and an assist early Thursday morning to lead the United States to a 6-0 win over New Zealand in a Round of 16 match at the U-20 World Cup in Incheon, South Korea.
“As long as I am playing professional soccer, I’m living the dream,” Velasquez said just outside the Monarchs locker room at Rio Tinto Stadium. It was a dream that was nearly taken away from him three years ago.
Jefferson Savarino, who earned the nickname “SavaGol” with his 22 career goals and 12 assists in Venezuela, will occupy a Young Designated Player spot on the club’s roster after he was introduced following Tuesday's training.