Savarino scores late, Real Salt Lake beats Atlanta United
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino's long-range blast late in stoppage time gave Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Friday night.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino's long-range blast late in stoppage time gave Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Friday night.
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) — Diego Valeri and Sebastián Blanco each scored and the Portland Timbers beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Uriel Antuna scored and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Sunday night to extend their unbeaten streak to seven games.
Hamilton helps Toronto FC rally to beat Minnesota United
TORONTO (AP) — Substitute Jordan Hamilton scored in the 77th and 79th minutes to give Toronto FC a 4-3 comeback victory over Minnesota United on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Albert Rusnák scored two goals, Sam Johnson added another and Real Salt Lake beat expansion FC Cincinnati 3-0 on Friday night.
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.
American Sebastian Soto makes Bundesliga debut
American midfielder Sebastian Soto made his debut for Hannover when he entered in the 80th minute of a 3-1 loss at Wolfsburg on Saturday.
The 18-year-old from Carlsbad, California, played...
Lodeiro boosts Sounders past Real Salt Lake 1-0
SEATTLE (AP) — The work Nicolas Lodeiro put in during the week paid off in a game-winning goal Saturday.
Lodeiro scored in the 18th minute, and the Seattle Sounders extended their...
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.
Wayne Rooney has hat trick, DC United routs Real Salt Lake
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney had a hat trick and added an assist to help D.C. United beat nine-man Real Salt Lake 5-0 on Saturday night.
Rooney converted a penalty to open the scoring in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored a hat trick and added an assist on Saturday night to help D.C. United beat nine-man Real Salt Lake 5-0.
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.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando says he will retire after this season.
Rimando, who turns 40 in June, holds Major League Soccer records for wins, shutouts,...
Bayern signs American teenager Taylor Booth from Salt Lake
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has signed American teenager Taylor Booth to its youth academy.
The German club said Thursday that the 17-year-old midfielder has signed a 3 ½-year deal, switching from MLS club Real Salt Lake.
Booth is expected to play for Bayern's Under-19 team for the second half of the season, but will first join the Under-23s at their winter training camp in Dallas.
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.
Valeri scores twice in 2-1 win to give Timbers knockout win
DALLAS (AP) — Diego Valeri scored two goals, the second with Portland a man down, and the Timbers beat FC Dallas 2-1 in a MLS knockout game Wednesday night.
The fifth-seeded Timbers advanced to a two-game Western Conference semifinal against Sporting Kansas City or the Seattle Sounders, depending on the outcome of Thursday's LAFC-Real Salt Lake match.
Valeri's first goal came in the 23rd minute on a free kick that he put inside the left post from 26 yards out.
MLS Decision Day craziness will set playoff picture
Decision Day — the annual Major League Soccer ritual of scheduling the league's final regular-season games on the same day and at the same time — is probably going to be hardest on Real Salt Lake.
And they're not even playing.
RSL's season ended last week with a 3-0 loss to the Timbers in Portland. That means the team's playoff fate is totally out of its hands.
Timbers clinch playoff berth with 3-0 win over RSL
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Larrys Mabiala, Diego Chara and Sebastian Blanco scored and the Portland Timbers clinched a spot in the Major League Soccer playoffs with a 3-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Sunday.
Both teams went into the game needing a win would secure a spot in the playoffs outright without help from other teams. Portland would also clinch with a tie.
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.
Blanco’s back-to-back goals power Timbers past RSL 4-1
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sebastian Blanco had a first-half assist and scored back-to-back goals in the second half to power the Portland Timbers past Real Salt Lake 4-1 on Saturday night.
Sporting KC, Real Salt Lake play to 1-1 draw
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Ike Opara scored the tying goal in the 52nd minute and Sporting Kansas City played Real Salt Lake to a 1-1 draw Sunday.
Sporting K.C, (15-8-7) is two points behind first-place FC Dallas in the Western Conference. Real Salt Lake (13-11-7) sits two points shy of fourth-place Portland — with the teams facing off twice in the final three regular-season games.
Opara scored his third goal of the season on a leaping header of Johnny Russell's corner kick.
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.
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.
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.
Wayne Rooney scores twice, DC United beats Timbers 4-1
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored two goals and D.C. United beat the Portland Timbers 4-1 on Wednesday night to move out of last place in the Eastern Conference.
D.C. (6-9-6) won its third consecutive home game. Portland (10-5-7) has lost two straight after going unbeaten in its previous 15 matches.
Ramirez scores twice in 1st start since trade, LAFC wins
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Ramirez scored his first two goals since joining Los Angeles FC in a trade last week, helping the expansion team beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Wednesday night.
LAFC acquired the high-scoring forward from Minnesota United on Aug. 6. The Garden Grove, California, left as the leading goal-scorer in United's short history. He has nine goals this season.
Raitala’s long-range blast gives Impact 1-1 draw at RSL
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jukka Raitala tied it in the 55th minute with a long-distance blast and the Montreal Impact held on for a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Joao Plata opened the scoring with a penalty kick in the 26th minute, slotting it in the lower left corner with goalkeeper Evan Bush going the wrong way. Plata drew the penalty when Ken Krolicki brought him down in the 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).
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).
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.
Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke suspended, fined
NEW YORK (AP) — Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke has been suspended an additional game and fined $10,000 by Major League Soccer for on-field misconduct during a game against Minnesota United.
The suspension announced Wednesday follows an automatic one-game game ban for being ejected from the Utah club's 3-1 road loss Saturday night.
Quintero, Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-2
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ibson Barreto da Silva scored and Darwin Quintero added a goal and two assists to help Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 on Saturday night.
Minnesota (7-11-1) has won two of its last three after losing three straight.
Orlando City snaps 9-game skid, beats Toronto FC 2-1
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Chris Schuler scored his first MLS goal since 2014 to help Orlando City beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday night and snap a franchise-record nine-game losing streak.
Orlando City (7-11-1) won for the first time since beating Real Salt Lake 3-1 on May 6. Orlando City's skid was tied for the third-longest in MLS history. The New York Red Bulls lost 12 in a row in 1999 and Real Salt Lake lost 10 straight in 2005.
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.
Lodeiro, Eikrem help Sounders end drought, beat DC, 2-1
SEATTLE (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro had a rough week. Yet he was feeling at least a little better about it by helping the Seattle Sounders end a rough stretch.
Lodeiro halted a 362-minute Seattle scoreless drought in the 57th minute, and Magnus Wolff Eikrem headed in the winner in the 83rd on Saturday night as the Sounders rallied to beat D.C. United 2-1.