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RSL falls 4-1 to star-studded LAFC in front of record-setting crowd

RSL falls 4-1 to star-studded LAFC in front of record-setting crowd

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 6 - 11:20 p.m.

The stars were out in Salt Lake on Saturday when Gareth Bale and LAFC brought their league-leading campaign to Rio Tinto Stadium for a 4-1 victory.
RSL tries to balance short-, long-term vision in transfer moves

RSL tries to balance short-, long-term vision in transfer moves

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 5 - 3:18 p.m.

The Real Salt Lake roster is pretty much set for the rest of the season following the close of the summer transfer window Thursday, so what does the make-up of the team look like moving forward?
RSL signs 22-year-old midfielder on loan from Premier League

RSL signs 22-year-old midfielder on loan from Premier League

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 4 - 4:43 p.m.

Real Salt Lake made its second move of the transfer deadline Thursday, signing 22-year-old Paraguayan midfielder Braian Ojeda on a year-long loan from Nottingham Forest.
RSL acquires LAFC forward in first transfer deadline move

RSL acquires LAFC forward in first transfer deadline move

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 5:04 p.m.

26-year-old forward Danny Musovski joins RSL after a two-year stint in LA, where he scored 11 goals in 52 appearances.
Savarino scores in stoppage time to lift RSL to 2-2 draw in San Jose

Savarino scores in stoppage time to lift RSL to 2-2 draw in San Jose

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated July 30 - 10:52 p.m.

Jefferson Savarino pulled magic out of his hat once again for Real Salt Lake on Saturday, scoring a stoppage-time equalizer to get a point on the road at San Jose.
Real Salt Lake trading David Ochoa to DC United

Real Salt Lake trading David Ochoa to DC United

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 28 - 10:13 a.m.

Real Salt Lake head coach Pablo Mastroeni confirmed Thursday the club has a trade "in the works" to send David Ochoa to DC United.
Dallas hands RSL first home loss 1-0

Dallas hands RSL first home loss 1-0

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated July 23 - 10:44 p.m.

Real Salt Lake's 10-game home unbeaten streak came to an end Saturday in a 1-0 loss to FC Dallas at Rio Tinto Stadium.
RSL Academy turns passion to profession for young footballers

RSL Academy turns passion to profession for young footballers

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 23 - 9:41 a.m.

Young players like Jaziel Orozco take their pure love of the game and gain the skills necessary to turn it into a viable career option at the RSL Academy.
RSL back with a bang in 3-0 home win over Kansas City

RSL back with a bang in 3-0 home win over Kansas City

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 10:27 p.m.

Real Salt Lake returned home and returned to winning Sunday with a 3-0 victory over rival Sporting Kansas City at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Biggest summer signings in RSL history

Biggest summer signings in RSL history

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 9:32 a.m.

The MLS summer transfer window is open now until Aug. 4, with many Real Salt Lake fans wondering if the team will make a move to boast a roster that hasn't won a game in nearly a month.
RSL road woes continue in 2-1 loss in Atlanta

RSL road woes continue in 2-1 loss in Atlanta

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 7:45 p.m.

Real Salt Lake dropped its third-straight road game Wednesday in Atlanta.
Real Salt Lake ties 2-2 with rival Colorado

Real Salt Lake ties 2-2 with rival Colorado

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated July 9 - 10:56 p.m.

Real Salt Lake was forced to settle for a 2-2 draw against rival Colorado Rapids Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium after a goal in the 89th minute from Lalas Abubakar.
RSL youngster Diego Luna shines with U-20 national team

RSL youngster Diego Luna shines with U-20 national team

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 7 - 6:36 p.m.

The MLS summer transfer window opened Thursday, but Real Salt Lake general manager Elliot Fall said the team is actually looking within.
RSL falls short of miracle comeback, loses 3-2 in Minnesota

RSL falls short of miracle comeback, loses 3-2 in Minnesota

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated July 3 - 8:57 p.m.

Real Salt Lake rallied to score a pair of goals in the final 20 minutes, but it wasn't enough in a 3-2 road loss against Minnesota United FC Sunday.
RSL announces friendly against Liga MX champ Atlas

RSL announces friendly against Liga MX champ Atlas

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 30 - 1:05 p.m.

Real Salt Lake announced Thursday a friendly against Liga MX champion Atlas on Sept. 22 at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Midseason grades for every RSL player

Midseason grades for every RSL player

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 29 - 6:32 p.m.

Real Salt Lake is officially halfway through the MLS season, with 17 games down and 17 to go, presenting a prime opportunity for reflection on how the team has performed to this point.
RSL hot streak cooled off by Crew in scoreless draw

RSL hot streak cooled off by Crew in scoreless draw

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated June 25 - 10:41 p.m.

Real Salt Lake was held scoreless at home in a 0-0 draw against the Columbus Crew Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium after scoring six goals in its last three matches.
Building fire blackens Sandy skyline Saturday

Building fire blackens Sandy skyline Saturday

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted June 25 - 9:04 p.m.

A fire broke out at a retail building in Sandy Saturday.
Is Rubio Rubin the answer at forward for RSL?

Is Rubio Rubin the answer at forward for RSL?

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 4:09 p.m.

Real Salt Lake forward Rubio Rubin made his debut for the Guatemala national team earlier this month and now the opportunities are coming with his club as well following an injury to starter Bobby Wood.
'Savarino Magic' gives RSL 2-0 win over San Jose

'Savarino Magic' gives RSL 2-0 win over San Jose

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 10:07 p.m.

Jefferson Savarino assisted one goal and scored the other to keep Real Salt Lake undefeated at home and take away three points in a 2-0 win over San Jose Saturday.
MLS, Apple enter streaming agreement through 2032

MLS, Apple enter streaming agreement through 2032

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 11:08 a.m.

Major League Soccer and Apple announced a partnership Tuesday to stream all MLS matches via the Apple TV app beginning in 2023 through 2032.
RSL loses 2-1 on stoppage-time penalty in Vancouver

RSL loses 2-1 on stoppage-time penalty in Vancouver

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 4 - 7:23 p.m.

Real Salt Lake found itself on the wrong end of a lucky break when the Vancouver Whitecaps were awarded a penalty kick.
Mastroeni announces RSL captain Damir Kreilach likely out 3 months

Mastroeni announces RSL captain Damir Kreilach likely out 3 months

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 2 - 4:01 p.m.

Real Salt Lake head coach Pablo Mastroeni announced that captain Damir Kreilach underwent successful back surgery Thursday morning.
What's behind the 'blossoming' of RSL's attack, identity?

What's behind the 'blossoming' of RSL's attack, identity?

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 1 - 8:44 a.m.

Pablo Mastroeni's squad is tied for the third-best record in MLS following the win against Houston and will play five of seven matches at home following a trip to Vancouver this weekend.
RSL shuts out Dynamo 3-0 in Savarino's return to Rio Tinto

RSL shuts out Dynamo 3-0 in Savarino's return to Rio Tinto

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated May 28 - 10:42 p.m.

Real Salt Lake put on a show at Rio Tinto Stadium for Jefferson Savarino's return to Salt Lake Saturday, scoring three goals and allowing none in a dominant showing against the Houston Dynamo.
Jefferson Savarino says RSL team unity was deciding factor in return

Jefferson Savarino says RSL team unity was deciding factor in return

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26 - 9:34 a.m.

Pablo Mastroeni said after last week's comeback win in Montreal that his team "looks nothing like the team at the beginning of the year."
RSL comes back for 2-1 win in Montreal

RSL comes back for 2-1 win in Montreal

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 4:25 p.m.

Real Salt Lake got a pair of second-half goals to overcome an early deficit and claim its first-ever victory in Montreal Sunday.
RSL weathers storm in first third of season

RSL weathers storm in first third of season

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted May 19 - 4:07 p.m.

RSL has a record of five wins, four draws and three losses through the first 12 matches of the 34-match MLS season, good for fifth place in the Western Conference.
Brody bangs home game winner in 2-1 RSL win over Austin

Brody bangs home game winner in 2-1 RSL win over Austin

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14 - 10:23 p.m.

Real Salt Lake had its first multi-goal match since April 9 in a 2-1 victory over Austin FC at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday, thanks to an 88th minute game-winner from Andrew Brody.
'Numbers don't lie': Zac MacMath's surprising rise to RSL starter

'Numbers don't lie': Zac MacMath's surprising rise to RSL starter

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11 - 6:29 p.m.

Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath is tied for the most minutes played in MLS this season.
RSL outmatched in 2-0 loss to Nashville

RSL outmatched in 2-0 loss to Nashville

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated May 8 - 5:28 p.m.

Real Salt Lake's clean-sheet streak lasted more than two-and-a-half matches before succumbing to a relentless Nashville SC attack in a 2-0 road loss.
What did RSL do at the close of MLS transfer window?

What did RSL do at the close of MLS transfer window?

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4 - 6:47 p.m.

Real Salt Lake made a trio of moves in the last week to set the team up heading into a crucial summer stretch.
Real Salt Lake announces Liga MX friendly at Rio Tinto Stadium

Real Salt Lake announces Liga MX friendly at Rio Tinto Stadium

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted May 2 - 12:32 p.m.

Real Salt Lake announced Monday it will host a friendly between Santos Laguna and Chivas of Mexico's Liga MX on June 15 at Rio Tinto Stadium.
RSL outlasts LA Galaxy in 1-0 rivalry win

RSL outlasts LA Galaxy in 1-0 rivalry win

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated April 30 - 4:56 p.m.

Real Salt Lake got its first win in over a month and kept its unbeaten streak at home with a 1-0 victory against rival LA Galaxy on Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro sends Jefferson Savarino to RSL

Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro sends Jefferson Savarino to RSL

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 29 - 9:21 p.m.

Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro announced the transfer of winger Jefferson Savarino to Real Salt Lake Friday.
Anderson Julio returns to RSL on permanent transfer

Anderson Julio returns to RSL on permanent transfer

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 28 - 3:46 p.m.

Real Salt Lake announced the permanent transfer of Ecuadorean winger Anderson Julio Thursday.
RSL midfielder Pablo Ruiz perseveres through tragedy

RSL midfielder Pablo Ruiz perseveres through tragedy

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 26 - 6:28 p.m.

Midfielder Pablo Ruiz is one of two Real Salt Lake players to start in every MLS match so far this season, and he wasn't going to let that streak end last week, even in the face of tragedy.
RSL caps off road stretch with 0-0 draw in Portland

RSL caps off road stretch with 0-0 draw in Portland

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 10:38 p.m.

RSL earned its fourth draw of the season and maintained its sixth-place spot in the Western Conference standings.
RSL seeks return to 'winning ways' following worst loss in club history

RSL seeks return to 'winning ways' following worst loss in club history

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 8:42 p.m.

Justen Glad and David Ochoa announced their return to the pitch this week to help the team get back to "winning ways" with two more opportunities in the coming days.
Castellanos scores 4 to lead NYCFC to 'embarrassing' rout of Real Salt Lake

Castellanos scores 4 to lead NYCFC to 'embarrassing' rout of Real Salt Lake

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 17 - 1:48 p.m.

A week after being dumped from CONCACAF Champions League, the reigning MLS Cup champions are back to play.
RSL adding much-needed depth ahead of 3-match week

RSL adding much-needed depth ahead of 3-match week

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 6:35 p.m.

Nearly half of the starters from the 2021 Western Conference Final against Portland have missed significant time so far for Real Salt Lake in 2022, but the pieces are slowly returning just in time for the most grueling stretch of the season so far.
Late RSL slip-up results in 2-2 draw against Toronto FC

Late RSL slip-up results in 2-2 draw against Toronto FC

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated April 9 - 9:21 p.m.

Real Salt Lake earned its second-straight draw Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium, allowing a goal in the 80th minute by Toronto FC after leading 2-1 for most of the match.
Early penalty holds up as injury-stricken Real Salt Lake take road draw off Colorado

Early penalty holds up as injury-stricken Real Salt Lake take road draw off Colorado

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 2 - 9:42 p.m.

Pablo Ruiz scored a penalty kick to end the first half, Colorado pulled one back to open the second, and Real Salt Lake claimed a point from its Rocky Mountain Cup opener.
Real Salt Lake's unbeaten start to season ended 1-0 by Sporting Kansas City

Real Salt Lake's unbeaten start to season ended 1-0 by Sporting Kansas City

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 26 - 7:37 p.m.

Johnny Russell scored the only goal of the match in the 81st minute and Sporting Kansas City ended Real Salt Lake's unbeaten start to the season.
Real Salt Lake beats Nashville SC to stay undefeated

Real Salt Lake beats Nashville SC to stay undefeated

Reuters  |  Posted March 20 - 12:54 p.m.

Tate Schmitt scored his second game-winning goal in as many games to lift Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over visiting Nashville SC on Saturday night.
Real Salt Lake faces Nashville in Western Conference play

Real Salt Lake faces Nashville in Western Conference play

The Associated Press  |  Posted March 18 - 12:15 a.m.

Nashville SC (1-1-1) vs. Real Salt Lake (2-0-1)
Real Salt Lake rallies from 2-down for 3-2 road win over New England

Real Salt Lake rallies from 2-down for 3-2 road win over New England

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 12 - 8:10 p.m.

Tate Schmitt scored the match-winner in the third minute of stoppage time, and Real Salt Lake rallied from 2-0 down to top New England, 3-2 Saturday at Gillette Stadium.
Acquisition week continues as Real Salt Lake adds two, plus cash, via SuperDraft

Acquisition week continues as Real Salt Lake adds two, plus cash, via SuperDraft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 8:08 p.m.

The club selected Louisville midfielder Pedro Fonseca in the second round of the 2022 MLS SuperDraft, selected at No. 53 overall. A round later, Real Salt Lake tabbed Pittsburgh defender Jasper Loeffelsend with the No. 81 overall pick.
After 5 years with club, Albert Rusnak won't return to Real Salt Lake

After 5 years with club, Albert Rusnak won't return to Real Salt Lake

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 8 - 4:20 p.m.

The 27-year-old Slovakian international made the announcement Saturday on his Instagram page, thanking RSL fans and supporters for his five seasons with the Major League Soccer side.
Royal partnership: What makes David Blitzer, Ryan Smith right combo for Real Salt Lake

Royal partnership: What makes David Blitzer, Ryan Smith right combo for Real Salt Lake

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 6 - 3:28 p.m.

By the time an opening appeared at Real Salt Lake, Blitzer, the part-owner of the Philadelphia 76ers, had found the perfect partner in new Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith.
Real Salt Lake sold to group led by NBA exec David Blitzer, includes Jazz's Ryan Smith

Real Salt Lake sold to group led by NBA exec David Blitzer, includes Jazz's Ryan Smith

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 5 - 1:33 p.m.

Real Salt Lake sparked a new lease on local soccer fans' life with a thrilling MLS Cup playoff run to the Western Conference final. Now Utah's pro soccer team has a new owner, too, as first reported by Sportico and announced by Major League Soccer.
What's next for Real Salt Lake after promoting Pablo Mastroeni to manager?

What's next for Real Salt Lake after promoting Pablo Mastroeni to manager?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 13 - 3:43 p.m.

The interim tag has been stripped on head coach Pablo Mastroeni, so what's next for the former Colorado nemesis who is now in charge of the MLS club on the other side of the Rockies?
Interim no more: Real Salt Lake installs Pablo Mastroeni as permanent manager

Interim no more: Real Salt Lake installs Pablo Mastroeni as permanent manager

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 13 - 10:00 a.m.

Pablo Mastroeni led the club to an 8-8-1 record following the sudden departure of Freddy Juarez to accept an assistant coaching job in Seattle.
Did galvanizing playoff run lead Real Salt Lake to next manager in Pablo Mastroeni?

Did galvanizing playoff run lead Real Salt Lake to next manager in Pablo Mastroeni?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 9 - 9:36 a.m.

Real Salt Lake captured attention around Major League Soccer with its run to the Western Conference final against Portland. Was it enough to land the full-time manager job for Pablo Mastroeni?
Real Salt Lake's Cinderella playoff run ends in Rose City shutout

Real Salt Lake's Cinderella playoff run ends in Rose City shutout

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 4 - 9:59 p.m.

Felipe Mora and Santiago Moreno scored a goal in either half as the Timbers ended Salt Lake's improbable run in the MLS Cup playoffs with a 2-0 shutout at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon.
With Albert Rusnak back, can RSL continue its AFC Richmond-like run in West final?

With Albert Rusnak back, can RSL continue its AFC Richmond-like run in West final?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 3:37 p.m.

Real Salt Lake's captain returned to training Wednesday after recovering from and testing negative for COVID-19 twice, buoying the confidence of the lowest seed remaining in the MLS Cup playoffs.
'They can win it all': Bojan Bogdanovic is the Jazz's RSL bandwagon leader

'They can win it all': Bojan Bogdanovic is the Jazz's RSL bandwagon leader

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 6:36 p.m.

There will be something a little more pressing for Bojan Bogdanovic when the plane touches down in Ohio: finding somewhere to watch the Real Salt Lake game.
Bobby Wood scores in stoppage time to send RSL to Western Conference Final

Bobby Wood scores in stoppage time to send RSL to Western Conference Final

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 28 - 5:16 p.m.

Justin Meram found Bobby Wood with a cross in stoppage time, and Wood sent a right-footed shot into the bottom right corner of the net to lift Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City.
'I enjoy being the villain': In playoff upset, RSL goalkeeper David Ochoa lives up to his role

'I enjoy being the villain': In playoff upset, RSL goalkeeper David Ochoa lives up to his role

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 11:02 a.m.

The Real Salt Lake Academy product from Oxnard, California, was a hero for the visiting side, but a villain for the host Sounders in Seattle's earliest postseason elimination.
How RSL eliminated Seattle from MLS Cup playoffs without a single shot

How RSL eliminated Seattle from MLS Cup playoffs without a single shot

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 24 - 12:29 a.m.

David Ochoa made two saves, then stopped former RSL midfielder Kelyn Rowe's penalty shootout attempt to eliminate the Sounders 6-5 on penalties in the opening round of the Western Conference playoffs.