The top teams in each division meet in Utah on Saturday when Real Salt Lake hosts Sporting Kansas City.
|Real Salt Lake (4-2-3-1): Rimando; Wingert, McDonald, Borchers, Mansally; Alvarez, Grabavoy; Velasquez, Morales, Gil; Findley.
OUT: Rich Balchan (L shoulder surgery), Chris Schuler (L foot pain), John Stertzer (R shoulder surgery), Kwame Watson-Siriboe (R knee ACL)
|Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Olum, Sinovic; Feilhaber, Rosell, Zusi; Saad, Bieler, Kamara.
OUT: Paulo Nagamura (L ankle sprain)
QUESTIONABLE: Benny Feilhaber (L ankle strain)
- Kansas City won its only meeting with RSL last season. The away side hasn't won in this matchup since 2009.
- Salt Lake extended its unbeaten streak to nine games last week, winning for the first time in 22 tries in Texas. FC Dallas went down 3-0.
- Javier Morales, who had a goal and two assists against Dallas, has scored three goals and added six assists over the last six games.
- SKC extended its undefeated run to five games with a 3-0 win over Toronto FC. Soony Saad scored multiple goals for the first time in his MLS career.
- Salt Lake tops the league with 37 points. Four points back, Kansas City leads the East.