Bassett, Mezquida lift Rapids past Galaxy, 2-1
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Cole Bassett and Nicolás Mezquida scored six minutes apart late in the second half and the Colorado Rapids beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 on Wednesday...
Kreilach scores, Real Salt Lake shuts down San Jose 1-0
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored in the 75th minute and Real Salt Lake beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Kreilach scored on a header nine yards away from the...
FC Dallas hosts Real Salt Lake following shutout win
Real Salt Lake (9-9-3, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. FC Dallas (9-8-5, sixth in the Western Conference)
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino had two goals and an assist to help Real Salt Lake beat the Philadelphia Union 4-0 on Saturday night.
Philadelphia Union (10-5-6, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (8-9-2, eighth in the Western Conference)
Sam Johnson scores twice, RSL beats Sporting KC 2-0
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sam Johnson scored twice and Real Salt Lake beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Saturday night.
Johnson opened the scoring in the 16th minute. Damir Kreilach blocked Albert...
Saucedo leads Real Salt Lake over Toronto FC 3-0
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sebastián Saucedo had a goal and an assist to help Real Salt Lake beat Toronto FC 3-0 on Saturday.
Damir Kreilach opened the scoring for Real Salt Lake (5-6-1) in the 14th...
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sam Johnson scored the go-ahead goal in the 53rd minute and Real Salt Lake beat Colorado 3-2 to hand the winless Rapids winless their eighth straight loss Saturday...
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sam Johnson and Damir Kreilach scored and Real Salt Lake snapped a four-game skid with a 2-1 victory over Orlando City 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...
Accam scores twice, leads Union past Crew 3-0
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — David Accam scored two first-half goals and added a second-half assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Saturday night.
Zimmerman’s stoppage-time goal lifts LAFC over RSL 2-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Zimmerman scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time and Los Angeles Football Club beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Saturday night.
Sporting KC advances to face Portland in conference finals
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Salloi scored two goals and Kansas City beat Real Salt Lake 4-2 on Sunday for Sporting's first playoff win in five years.
It gave Sporting a 5-3 series win on aggregate to advance to face the Portland Timbers in the Western Conference finals, also a two-game series.
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.
Rooney stopped as Crew beat DC United 3-2
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney was stopped on a shootout attempt in his MLS playoff debut, Nick DeLeon skied D.C. United's final kick over the crossbar and the Columbus Crew beat D.C. United 3-2 on penalty kicks after they tied 2-2 on Thursday night.
Kreilach scores twice, RSL reaches Western Conference semis
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored two goals and Real Salt Lake beat expansion club Los Angeles FC 3-2 on Thursday night for RSL's first playoff victory since 2013.
RSL entered with just three road wins this season, and LAFC had only lost once at home.
Kreilach opened the scoring in the 21st minute by settling Brooks Lennon's cross with his chest and one-touching it home. Kreilach tied it at 2 in the 58th after a poor clearance fell to his feet and he volleyed it inside the post.
Real Salt Lake eases past Revolution 4-1
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Nick Besler, Sebastian Saucedo and Corey Baird scored in the first 30 minutes and Real Salt Lake eased past the New England Revolution 4-1 on Thursday night.
Salt Lake (14-12-7) is sixth in the Western Conference — two points shy of Portland, which will host RSL on Sunday. New England (9-13-11) hasn't won at Rio Tinto Stadium in seven meetings, going 0-5-2.
Ibarra’s late goal gives Minnesota 1-1 draw with RSL
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Miguel Ibarra tied it for Minnesota in the 84th minute in United's 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Darwin Quintero found Ibarra open in the middle of box and Ibarra turned with a chip shot to beat the goalkeeper. Ibarra scored again three minutes later but had the goal reversed after video review.
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.
Kreilach scores twice, Real Salt Lake beats Fire 2-1
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored twice and Real Salt Lake beat Chicago 2-1 on Saturday night for the Fire's sixth consecutive loss.
Kreilach cut inside the defender on his run to finish Joao Plata's cross from close range, capping the scoring for RSL (10-9-4) in the 75th minute. Kreilach opened the scoring in first-half stoppage time with a header on Jefferson Savarino's cross.
Bastian Schweinsteiger hammered a shot from 30 yards out to tie it at 1 in the 48th minute for the Fire (6-13-5).
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dillon Serna's goal at the 88th minute lifted Colorado to a 2-2 tie against Real Salt Lake on Saturday in a match delayed 45 minutes by rain and lightning.
Serna entered the game at the 85th minute and replaced Kortne Ford. Shortly thereafter, Colorado's Edgar Castillo put together a run on the left side, weaved through Salt Lake defenders and fired a shot saved by Nick Rimando. Serna continued his run and from a difficult angle at left got the rebound past Rimando.
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.
Union rout Real Salt Lake 4-1
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Marcus Epps and Borek Dockal scored in the first half and the Philadelphia Union added two more in the second to beat Real Salt Lake 4-1 on Saturday night.
Fabrice-Jean Picault had a 40-yard run up the left channel to set up the opening goal in the 21st minute, rounding his defender and slotting a cross through several defenders to find Epps for the finish.
Dockal chipped home Alejandro Bedoya's through ball to make it 2-0 for the Union (4-5-2) in the 34th minute.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Yoshimar Yotun had a goal and an assist to help Orlando City beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Sunday night for its franchise-record sixth consecutive win.
Lamine Sane headed home a corner kick from Yotun in the 63rd minute to give Orlando City (6-2-1) a 2-1 lead. It was the first MLS goal for the 31-year-old defender, who signed with Orlando City on Feb. 20.
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).
Real Salt Lake holds off Whitecaps 2-1
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Luis Silva and Jefferson Savarino scored and Real Salt Lake beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday night.
Real Salt Lake (2-2-1) took the lead in the fourth minute of first-half stoppage time. Silva settled Brooks Lennon's cross in the middle of the area, spun back to his left and fired a left-footed shot that redirected in off defender Jakob Nerwinski.