Looking to change things up a bit, head coach Laura Harvey gave the players a few days off to step away from the game and reconnect before Saturday’s home date with the Houston Dash at 1:30 p.m. MDT on Lifetime TV.
Real Salt Lake's 3-2 victory over D.C. United will (deservedly) be known as Nick Rimando's 200th career win. But it should also be recognized as a key moment in a sensational start to forward Corey Baird's rookie season.
Albert Rusnak had a goal and an assist, and Corey Baird and Jefferson Savarino each added a goal to help Real Salt Lake snap a two-match winless skid with a 3-2 win Saturday night over D.C. United at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Mike Petke, the 42-year-old Real Salt Lake coach, played for D.C. United as an up-and-coming center from 2003-05, scoring five goals in 58 appearances during the six years he spent away from the New York Red Bulls organization.
The Utah Royals drew for the fifth time in the first seven matches of their inaugural season in Salt Lake City, notching a scoreless tie with visiting Orlando in front of 7,137 fans Wednesday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
For the first time in the franchise’s short history, the Utah Royals walked away from a match with all three points. But the excitement and energy of Saturday’s 2-0 win over Washington dissipated quickly for Utah’s newest professional sports outfit.
A year ago, when Jason Kreis returned to his former club with Orlando City SC, he took a few moments to give advice to current Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke. Don’t panic after a few poor results was the advice, in essence.
Kelley O’Hara and Diana Matheson scored a goal in each half, and the Utah Royals picked up their first win in franchise history Saturday night with a 2-0 victory against the Washington Spirit at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Amy Rodriguez scored her first goal in more than a year — and the first home goal in franchise history, as Utah Royals FC took a 1-1 draw Saturday evening against the Portland Thorns at Rio Tinto Stadium.
For the first time all season, the Royals trained with a full roster of contracted players as Australian midfielder Katrina Gorry joined the club after arriving at Salt Lake International Airport a day prior.
Cristian Techera scored on a penalty kick in the 75th minute, and Anthony Blondell doubled the advantage four minutes later as Vancouver snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 win Friday night over Real Salt Lake at BC Place.