Damir Kreilach scored his sixth goal of the season, and Nick Rimando made five saves to make it stand up as Real Salt Lake held off Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 1-0 Sundy at BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando, who many consider to be the greatest goalkeeper in Major League Soccer history, didn't just change the game. He changed the face of Utah sports, while Salt Lake had a similar impact on him.
Corey Baird scored less than 50 seconds into the match, and Jefferson Savarino added a second-half goal as Real Salt Lake clinched a berth in the 2019 MLS Cup playoffs with a 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo in the final regular-season home game of the legendary MLS goalkeeper.
It’s been 10 years since a professional championship has been won by a team from Utah. As Real Salt Lake searches for another title, there is one player who will likely be the catalyst who could lead them to MLS Cup: Jefferson Savarino.
Consider Douglas Martinez’s first big test with Real Salt Lake a pass. The 22-year-old Honduran international made his first start with the Sandy-based club’s first team Wednesday night, and his new teammates were impressed.
The Sandy-based women's soccer club issued a lifetime ban for all events at Rio Tinto Stadium to a fan after an investigation verified claims of racist slurs being shouted at Portland goalkeeper Adrianna Franch.