MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - New England Revolution
The Revs face a quick turnaround after helping Matt Reis pick up his 100th MLS win midweek before traveling to Utah, where they haven't won since 2007.
By Zac Lee Rigg
|Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Olave, Borchers, Wingert; Grabavoy, Beckerman, Morales, Johnson; Espindola, Saborio.
DOUBTFUL: FW Cody Arnoux (L adductor strain); MF Nico Muniz (R knee MCL strain)
|New England Revolution (4-4-2): Reis; Alston, McCarthy, Soares, Tierney; Nguyen, Joseph, Simms, Feilhaber; Moreno, Sene.||
OUT: FW Zak Boggs (R ankle sprain); MF Ryan Guy (R calf tightness); DF Flo Lechner (R foot fifth metatarsal fracture); MF Sainey Nyassi (R hamstring strain); FW Jeremiah White (concussion)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- The Revs haven't won in Utah since 2007. RSL won three of those four games, outscoring New England 16-4.
- New England kept a core of eight players together for four years from 2003-2007. Salt Lake has bested that by keeping 10 players together from 2008 through the present.
- RSL is second in the West with 19 points from 10 games. New England is fourth in the East with nine points from eight games.
- Nick Rimando is tied for second in the league with 30 blocks this season. Kyle Beckerman is tied for first with four yellow cards.
- Matt Reis earned his 100th win midweek thanks to a 2-1 result over the Colorado Rapids. He is only the sixth goalkeeper to rack up triple digits in MLS wins.
Top 3 Predictions
Real Salt Lake 3-1 New England Revolution
- 28.57 %
Real Salt Lake 8-0 New England Revolution
- 14.29 %
Real Salt Lake 1-1 New England Revolution
- 14.29 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 8, 2013||New England Revolution 1 - Real Salt Lake 2|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 5, 2012||Real Salt Lake 2 - New England Revolution 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 4, 2011||Real Salt Lake 3 - New England Revolution 3|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Apr 9, 2011||New England Revolution 0 - Real Salt Lake 2|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 2, 2010||New England Revolution 1 - Real Salt Lake 2|
|Real Salt Lake|
|Mar 8, 2014||Los Angeles Galaxy 0 - Real Salt Lake 1||MLS|
|Dec 7, 2013||Sporting Kansas City 1 - Real Salt Lake 1||MLS|
|Nov 24, 2013||Portland Timbers 0 - Real Salt Lake 1||MLS|
|Nov 10, 2013||Real Salt Lake 4 - Portland Timbers 2||MLS|
|Nov 7, 2013||Real Salt Lake 2 - Los Angeles Galaxy 0||MLS|
|New England Revolution|
|Mar 8, 2014||Houston Dynamo 4 - New England Revolution 0||MLS|
|Nov 6, 2013||Sporting Kansas City 3 - New England Revolution 1||MLS|
|Nov 2, 2013||New England Revolution 2 - Sporting Kansas City 1||MLS|
|Oct 27, 2013||Columbus Crew 0 - New England Revolution 1||MLS|
|Oct 19, 2013||New England Revolution 3 - Columbus Crew 2||MLS|
|-||Yordany Alvarez Oropeza||Midfielder|
|-||Emiliano Nicolas Bonfigli||Striker|
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