RSL at Colorado Rapids

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Real Salt Lake
SATURDAY, APR 6 5:30PM MDT Dick's Sporting Goods Park


COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Real Salt Lake (2-3-1, 7 points, West #4) dropped the second leg of the 2013 Rocky Mountain Cup Presented by Mark Miller Subaru on Saturday night, falling 1-0 to the Colorado Rapids (1-3-2, 5 points, West #7) at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

Real Salt Lake now trails Colorado by three points in the Rocky Mountain Cup standings with just one RMC game remaining. The Claret-and-Cobalt will need to beat the Rapids in Colorado on Aug. 3 in order to retain the Rocky Mountain Cup for a seventh-consecutive year.

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Match Stats

Goals and Assists

Club Time Player (Assisted by)
COL 5' Atiba Harris (Edson Buddle, Nick LaBrocca)


Club Time Player Reason Action
COL 80' Chris Klute Foul

Match Stats

Colorado Rapids   Real Salt Lake
11 Attempts on Goal 10
3 Shots on Target 3
6 Shots off Target 6
2 Blocked Shots 1
7 Corner Kicks 4
14 Fouls 9
12 Open Play Crosses 15
5 Offsides 1
1 First Yellow Cards 0
0 Second Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
41 Duels Won 45
47% Duels Won % 52%
275 Total Pass 444
66% Passing Accuracy % 78%
39.5% Possession 60.5%


Quote Sheet

Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake Head Coach Jason Kreis

On giving up an early goal:

“I think it’s tough, especially because we had talked about trying to start really aggressively. I wanted to see if we could focus on that for a second week in a row, I feel like when we do that we oftentimes get a good result. We did a lot of talking about starting really well, and we didn’t get it accomplished, obviously.”

On Irwin’s save on Saborio’s penalty:

“A crucial play, of course, is the penalty kick save. Because I think it’s a pretty good shot by Sabo. He’s read it and made a great save, and that’s always going to hurt. I think if we score that goal, it happens so quickly after their first goal that the match is probably completely different. I felt like Sabo, if he scores that penalty then he probably goes on to score two or three more, because he got several clear chances and was very unlucky tonight.”

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