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Second-half strike helps Montreal rally to tie Real Salt Lake, 1-1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 10:16pm

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.

Too little, too late: Utah Royals fall to Seattle 1-0 in series' regular-season finale

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 3:59pm

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.

Real Salt Lake looks to go 12-straight unbeaten at home in doubleheader with Utah Royals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 10th - 9:12pm

Do you believe in momentum? Real Salt Lake certainly does — and after an 11-match home unbeaten streak, the club that opened its season with a pummeling 5-1 loss now has its sights set on a dozen.

Utah Royals hand Washington 7th-straight loss, 1-0 to keep playoff hopes alive

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 8th - 10:00pm

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.

After rare road win, Utah Royals confident through 'must-win' final stretch of regular season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 7th - 3:34pm

The Royals turn around almost immediately and host former BYU star Ashley Hatch and the Washington Spirit at 8 p.m. MT Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Press, Stengel rally Utah Royals by Houston, 2-1 on road

KSL Sports  |  Posted Aug 5th - 8:58pm

Christen Press and Katie Stengel each scored a goal in the second half as Utah Royals FC rallied by the Houston Dash, 2-1 Sunday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium in the Lone Star State.

Kreilach's brace lifts Real Salt Lake to 2-1 win over Chicago

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 5th - 12:29am

Damir Kreilach scored two goals, and Real Salt Lake earned a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire in front of a near-sellout crowd Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Bill Riley: A 'hat trick' of thoughts on RSL's win over Chicago

Bill Riley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 4th - 11:02pm

Mike Petke returned, Damir Kreilach emerged and for the first time in nearly a month Real Salt Lake got three very need points.

Brief call-up to Utah Royals' bench cheers BYU, Weber State soccer alums

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 2nd - 10:14am

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.

Real Monarchs using new home field to advantage as USL's best team in the West

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 30th - 2:13pm

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.

Bill Riley: A 'hat trick' of thoughts on Real Salt Lake and San Jose

Bill Riley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 29th - 9:33am

Real Salt Lake matched up with the worst team in Major League Soccer for the second time this season and for a second time were unable to get a win...

Real Salt Lake earns rare road point with 0-0 draw at San Jose

KSL Sports  |  Posted Jul 28th - 10:54pm

Salt Lake earned its fifth road point of the Major League Soccer season Saturday night, playing to a 0-0 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes.

RSL homegrown Aaron Herrera pushing for playing time after first start of rookie season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 27th - 10:15am

Real Salt Lake homegrown defender Aaron Herrera made his first career MLS start last Saturday against Colorado, and he could be line for more time when the club visits San Jose this weekend.

Real Salt Lake draws lowly Colorado 2-2 in Rocky Mountain Cup rivalry

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:33pm

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.

Utah Royals FC goes unbeaten in 3-match series with league-leading North Carolina

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:01pm

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 Royals sign former BYU, Weber State standouts to short-term contracts

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:56pm

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.

Mike Petke fined, suspended 2 games for rant; 9 players to miss Utah Royals-North Carolina for USA callup

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:01pm

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: Let referees rest in peace after games

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.

Bill Riley: A ‘hat trick’ of thoughts on Real Salt Lake’s 3-2 loss to Minnesota

Bill Riley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 14th - 11:03pm

The Real Salt Lake road woes continue and Mike Petke gets ejected from the match at Minnesota on Saturday night.