Real Salt Lake Returns Home Wednesday to Host Seattle Sounders FC

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May 14, 2024 – Major League Soccer (MLS)
Real Salt Lake News Release

HERRIMAN, Utah – Real Salt Lake (6-2-4 / 22 points / 1st West) returns to America First Field Wednesday against Seattle Sounders FC, the team looking to rebound from last week’s Open Cup ouster and a disappointing draw at the death Saturday against the LA Galaxy on the road. Kickoff Wednesday against perennial rival Seattle (3-5-4 / 13 points / 10th West) is at 7:30p MT, available on Apple TV+ / MLS Season Pass, with Max Bretos and Brian Dunseth (ENG) and Francisco X. Rivera and Diego Arrioja (SPN) on the call.

First-place RSL – led by Captain Chicho Arango and his 11 goals / 7 assists in 12 MLS games thus far – returns home to Sandy this week for two matches, riding an eight-game unbeaten run (five wins, three draws) dating back to March 9 at home, a stretch that has seen Major League Soccer’s second-staunchest defense notch four clean sheets. During the current MLS run, RSL has outscored opponents 15-6, scored first in five of the eight matches and scored four game-winning goals in the final 15 minutes of matches.

RSL hosts both Seattle and Rocky Mountain Cup rival Colorado this week – tickets for both expected sellouts are available via – boasting a 3-1-1 home record / 10 points at America First Field in MLS action this year, defeating LAFC (3-0, March 2), St. Louis (3-1, March 30) and Kansas City (1-0, May 4), while drawing with Columbus Crew (0-0, April 13) and losing at home on March 9 to Colorado (2-1, after taking a 1-0 lead).

Real Salt Lake v. Seattle Sounders FC – MLS Matchday 14

America First Field – Sandy, Utah

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 – 7:30p MT

2023 Records:

Real Salt Lake (14-12-8, 50 pts, 5th West MLS);

Seattle Sounders FC (14-9-11, 53 pts, 2nd West MLS)

This week, Head Coach Pablo Mastroeni’s team also looks to extend the Club’s active unbeaten streak to nine and 10 MLS games, the Claret-and-Cobalt last losing on March 9 at home against Colorado. The early May 1-0 win over rival Kansas City was just one of four America First Field matches for RSL from mid-April to mid-June, the Claret-and-Cobalt playing eight of 12 away from home during that span, includes last week’s U.S. Open Cup trip to Albuquerque.

Real Salt Lake’s recent three-game MLS win streak – snapped Saturday at LA Galaxy with the 94th-minute concession on the last kick of the game – was the Claret-and-Cobalt’s first in nearly two years. RSL last strung together three straight victories…

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