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Played
July 21, 2012 10:10 PM EDT
Rio Tinto Stadium — Sandy, Utah
Referee:‬ S. Petrescu‎
Attendance:‬ 19492‎
 
32′ A. Saborío
 
89′ Will Johnson
 

MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - Colorado Rapids

Colorado hasn't beaten RSL in seven straight. RSL also comes into the Rocky Mountain Cup match with the second best record in the West.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Olave, Borchers, Wingert; Grabavoy, Alvarez, Steele, Morales; Saborio, Espindola.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Chris Schuler (L foot bone stress response)

PROBABLE: MF Javier Morales (R knee hyperextension); MF Ned Grabavoy (L adductor strain); DF Nat Borchers (L quadriceps strain)
Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Freeman, Moor, Wynne, Wahl; Mullan, Rivero, Castrillon, Thompson; Cummings, Casey.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches)

PROBABLE: FW Conor Casey (R hamstring strain); FW Omar Cummings (L ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • RSL has a seven-game unbeaten streak going in the Rocky Mountain Cup (3-0-4).
  • These teams are tied for second with nine goals scored after the 75th minute. The San Jose Earthquakes leads MLS with 15 in the last 15 minutes of matches.
  • Salt Lake's 5-0 loss to San Jose last weekend was the second worst in club history (6-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls in 2006).
  • Matt Pickens leads the league with 78 saves this year.
  • Key midfielders Kyle Beckerman and Jeff Larentowicz are both suspended for this match.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 3, 2013 Colorado Rapids 2 - Real Salt Lake 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 6, 2013 Colorado Rapids 1 - Real Salt Lake 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 16, 2013 Real Salt Lake 1 - Colorado Rapids 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 4, 2012 Colorado Rapids 1 - Real Salt Lake 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 21, 2012 Real Salt Lake 2 - Colorado Rapids 0
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
18Nick RimandoGoalkeeper
2Tony Beltran Defender
4Jamison OlaveDefender
6Nat BorchersDefender
17Chris WingertDefender
5Kyle BeckermanMidfielder
4Will JohnsonStriker
11Javier MoralesMidfielder
20Ned GrabavoyMidfielder
9Fabian EspindolaStriker
15A. SaboríoStriker
28Kyle ReynishGoalkeeper
3Kwame Watson-SiriboeDefender
29K. MansallyStriker
21Luis GilMidfielder
22Jonathan SteeleMidfielder
-Emiliano Nicolas BonfigliStriker
17Justin BraunStriker
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
3Drew MoorDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
-Joseph NaneDefender
-Tyrone MarshallDefender
2Tyson WahlDefender
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
-W. ThompsonMidfielder
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
-EduStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Hunter FreemanDefender
-Shane O'NeillDefender
11Brian MullanMidfielder
20Jamie SmithMidfielder
13Kamani HillStriker
7Omar CummingsStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Striker
Sporting KC
4 1