Joao Plata gave Real Salt Lake a 1-0 halftime lead, but Montreal’s Jukka Raitala scored his first goal of the season and Evan Bush made six saves to help the Impact earn a 1-1 draw Saturday night in front of 18,901 fans at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Jessica Fishlock scored her first goal of the season, and goalkeeper Lydia Williams made two saves to lift the visiting Seattle Reign to a 1-0 win over Utah on a hot, hazy Saturday afternoon at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Katie Stengel scored her team-high fifth goal of the season, and goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart made the lone goal stand out to help Utah Royals FC keep pace in the NWSL playoff chase with a 1-0 win Wednesday night over the struggling Washington Spirit.
Some professional athletes are vying for more playing time or a spot in the starting lineup. But for two Utah Royals FC recent call-ups, they were happy upon receiving a short-term call-up as national team replacement players for one game.
A sign on the backdrop at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman tells visiting teams all they need to know: “Elevation: 4,750 feet.” That home-field advantage led to a 4-1 rout against the second-best team in the USL's Western Conference on Saturday.
Damir Kreilach and Joao Plata each scored a first-half goal before Real Salt Lake settled for a 2-2 draw with Colorado in the second leg of the Rocky Mountain Cup rivalry series Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart earned her first shutout in a home kit on the Wasatch Front, and Utah Royals FC held on for a scoreless draw against league-leading North Carolina Courage Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Utah announced Thursday the signings of former BYU midfielder Collette Jepson Smith and Weber State goalkeeper Becca Ritchie as national team replacement players ahead of Friday night’s match against North Carolina.
Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke's bank account got a little lighter Wednesday, when he revealed a $10,000 fine and two-match suspension from Major League Soccer for his comments critical of MLS officiating.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jul 18th - 10:39am
RSL coach Mike Petke went off on the refereeing after his team's latest road loss, arguing that officials should be made available for post-game interviews. But the truth is any explanations from the referees would not satisfy the losing teams.