RSL -Vancouver

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SATURDAY, OCT 27 7:00PM MDT Rio Tinto Stadium
Recap: RSL -Vancouver

SANDY, Utah (Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012) – Real Salt Lake (17-11-6, 57 points, West #2) played Vancouver Whitecaps FC (11-13-10, 43 points, West #5) to a scoreless draw in front of a sold-out crowd at Rio Tinto Stadium in the team’s MLS regular season finale on Saturday night.

Saturday’s sell-out was the sixth-straight at Rio Tinto Stadium and the 11th in 19 games at the Sandy, Utah facility in 2012.

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Kreis Press Conference

Player Reactions

Post-Game Quote Sheet

Real Salt Lake Head Coach Jason Kreis

On saving the goals for the Playoffs…

“Yeah, Yeah absolutely. We put them in the bank here in these last three games and decided we will save them up for the first round of the playoffs.”

On resting players this game…

“We didn’t rest as many guys as people think. It wasn’t a conscious decision for a lot of the guys to be rested. One decision I think clearly felt like we wanted to get a guy a rest was Will Johnson, but the last 24 hours or so I had a very clear plan of what the lineup was going to look like, and it changed drastically. With guys just having knocks, and Javier getting sick this morning with the flu, the only decision I think that we made that was clearly a resting situation was Will Johnson. Everybody else had an injury or something that we needed to consider, whether we were willing to take that risk of further injuring in the last match and having them unavailable in the playoffs.”

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