Portland visits Real Salt Lake in first round of playoffs
Portland Timbers (14-13-7, sixth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Real Salt Lake (16-13-5, third in the Western Conference during the regular season)
Houston plays Real Salt Lake, looks to break road skid
Houston Dynamo (11-17-4, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (14-13-5, fifth in the Western Conference)
Real Salt Lake faces Los Angeles on defensive hot streak
LA Galaxy (15-13-3, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (14-12-5, fifth in the Western Conference)
Quintero, Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-1
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Darwin Quintero led Minnesota United FC to a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake with a two-goal showing Sunday.
Albert Rusnak struck first for Real Salt Lake (14-12-4) in the...
Real Salt Lake visits Minnesota United FC on defensive hot streak
Real Salt Lake (14-11-4, second in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota United FC (13-10-6, fourth in the Western Conference)
Real Salt Lake brings tough defense into matchup with San Jose
San Jose Earthquakes (13-10-5, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (13-11-4, fifth in the Western Conference)
Plata, Savarino score late to send RSL past Colorado
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored in extra time and Jefferson Savarino added another goal minutes later and Real Salt Lake beat Colorado 2-0 on Saturday night.
Real Salt Lake plays Los Angeles FC on defensive hot streak
Los Angeles FC (17-3-4, first in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (12-9-4, fourth in the Western Conference)
Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night.
FC Dallas beats 10-man Real Salt Lake 4-2
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Paxton Pomykal scored two goals and FC Dallas beat 10-man Real Salt Lake 4-2 on Saturday night.
Pomykal gave FC Dallas (3-1-1) the lead for good on his first MLS goal, a...
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty in the 21st minute and Real Salt Lake held on to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday.
Manotas, Dynamo earn 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake
HOUSTON (AP) — Mauro Manotas tied it in the 62nd minute and the Houston Dynamo held on for a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.
2nd-half sub Rubio scores, Sporting KC play RSL to 1-1 draw
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Diego Rubio scored from distance in the 60th minute, seconds after entering as a second-half substitute, and Western Conference champion Sporting Kansas City tied Real Salt Lake 1-1 on Sunday in Game 1 of the two-legged semifinal.
It was Rubio's first touch since entering as a sub. Goalkeeper Nick Rimando's clearance attempt was deflected by a hustling Felipe Gutierrez and Rubio settled it, took a touch and sent it inside the far post.
Gressel, Villalba help Atlanta United beat Real Salt Lake
ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Gressel had a goal and an assist to help Atlanta United beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Saturday night.
Gressel, who had five goals and nine assists as a rookie in 2017, has 14 assists this season, tied for second-most in MLS. The 24-year old chest-trapped an arcing cross from Miguel Almiron and, after one bounce, ripped a side-netter inside the far post to open the scoring in the 37th minute.
Damir Kreilach’s hat trick leads RSL over Galaxy 6-2
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored a hat trick, Albert Rusnak added two goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 6-2 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.
Brooks Lennon sent in a long ball which Kreilach chest trapped, flicked up to himself to avoid the onrushing goalkeeper and headed home to give RSL (13-10-5) the lead for good at 2-1.
Savarino scores 2 goals, Real Salt Lake beats Rapids 6-0
COMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Jefferson Savarino had two goals and an assist to help Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 6-0 on Saturday night.
Corey Baird added a goal and two assists for Real Salt Lake (12-10-5).
Colorado's Niki Jackson and Bismark Boateng were each shown a red card in the ninth and 45th minute, respectively.
Damir Kreilach opened the scoring in the sixth minute, first-timing a cross by Plata past a diving Tim Howard from the corner of the 6-yard box.
Rusnak’s late goals help Real Salt Lake beat Dynamo 2-1
HOUSTON (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored two goals in stoppage time to help Real Salt Lake beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Saturday night.
Real Salt Lake (11-10-5) won on the road for just the second time this season.
Rusnak converted from penalty spot in the 10th minute of injury time to give Real Salt Lake its first lead.
Tarbell, Earthquakes tie Real Salt Lake 0-0
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Tarbell had three saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 0-0 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
The 24-year-old Tarbell had his first clean sheet of the season and the third of his career. It was San Jose's first shutout in 25 games, dating to a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Sept. 16.
Nick Rimando had three saves in his sixth shutout of the season for Real Salt Lake (9-9-4).
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on an early penalty kick, Luis Silva added a stoppage-time goal and Real Salt Lake beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Saturday night.
Sebastian Saucedo drew the foul against Kellyn Acosta to set up Rusnak's goal in the 11th minute. Rusnak went low and to the left and goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez guessed the right way, but was unable to get to it.
Silva finished Jefferson Savarino's cross to cap a breakaway in the first minute of second-half stoppage time.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sebastian Saucedo scored from the top of the box at the end of the first half and Real Salt Lake knocked Sporting Kansas City out of a share of first place in the Western Conference with a 4-2 win Wednesday night.
Sporting KC (9-4-5) has lost two straight and trails FC Dallas by three points in the West.
RSL (8-8-2) led 3-1 at intermission, but Sporting KC pulled within one when Ike Opara scored on a cross by Johnny Russell in the 64th minute.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gyasi Zardes and Eduardo Sosa scored first-half goals and the Columbus Crew held on to beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Saturday night.
Zardes sent the penalty kick into the lower right corner to open the scoring in the sixth minute. Danilo Acosta brought down Luis Argudo in the area to set up Zardes for his 11th goal of the season.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored his third goal in two games and Andrew Tarbell tied his career high with seven saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Valeri Qazaishvili's shot from the top of the box was stopped by a diving Nick Rimando, but Hoesen chipped in the rebound to make it 1-1 in the 64th minute.
Real Salt Lake beats 10-man DC United 3-2
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Albert Rusnak each had a goal and an assist in Real Salt Lake's 3-2 victory over 10-man D.C. United on Saturday night.
D.C. United went down a man in the 22nd minute when Joseph Mora was initially shown a yellow card for a violent tackle, but was then sent off after video review.
RSL needs late flurry to beat 10-man Rapids 3-0
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute, Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak added goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday night.
Colorado held Real Salt Lake scoreless for over 60 minutes while down a man until referee Joseph Dickerson charged Colorado's Tommy Smith with a hand ball in the area after a video review. Plata converted with a low hard shot to the left to open the scoring for RSL (3-3-1).
Rusnak, Rimando help Real Salt Lake beat Red Bulls 1-0
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the opening minutes and Nick Rimando had his MLS-leading 138th career shutout to help Real Salt Lake beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday night in the snow.
David Horst drew a foul, conceded by Carlos Rivas, just inside the penalty area and Rusnak converted from the spot to give Real Salt Lake (1-1-1) the lead in the fourth minute.
Real Salt Lake ends Sounders’ unbeaten streak at 13
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders' 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win on Saturday night.
Nick Rimando made a pair of key saves, both stopping Clint Dempsey's attempts, to preserve Real Salt Lake's lead in the final 15 minutes. Real Salt Lake (12-14-5) moved into fifth place in the Western Conference.
Valeri sets record, RSL beats Timbers 2-1
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino scored the go-ahead goal in the 61st minute and Real Salt Lake spoiled Diego Valeri's record-setting Saturday night with a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers.
Valeri set an MLS record by scoring in his eighth consecutive match when he tied it at 1 on a header in the 47th minute.
Savarino, Rusnak, Movsisyan each score in 2nd half, RSL wins
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino, Albert Rusnak and Yura Movsisyan scored in the second half to help Real Salt Lake beat the 10-man San Jose Earthquakes 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Luis Silva opened the scoring for Real Salt Lake (9-13-5) in the 29th minute. He raced down Rusnak's long pass on a counter attack and split the legs of Andrew Tarbell from the corner of the 6-yard box. Savarino made it 2-0 in the 68th minute when he curled in a shot from the edge of the 18-yard box.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Joao Plata scored twice and Kyle Beckerman added a goal before receiving a red card in Real Salt Lake's 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night.
The eventful match featured seven yellow cards and three red cards.
Albert Rusnak also scored for Salt Lake (7-12-2), and Jack Barmby connected for Portland (7-8-6)
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jefferson Savarino scored two of Real Salt Lake's five unanswered goals in a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Tuesday night.
Real Salt Lake (6-12-2) won at the StubHub Center for the first time since March 8, 2014.
Los Angeles (6-8-4) lost for just the sixth time in 22 matches on July 4.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Aaron Maund scored the go-ahead goal in the 51st minute and Real Salt Lake beat New York City FC 2-1 on a snowy Wednesday night.
Real Salt Lake (3-7-2) snapped a four-game losing streak. NYC (5-4-2) had its three-game undefeated streak snapped.