JetBlue Match Notes at Galaxy
REAL SALT LAKE MATCH
PREVIEW: RSL AT LA GALAXY
MLS Cup 2009 Rematch on Tap as Claret-and Cobalt Play Third Match in Seven Days
against Early West Front-runners
After advancing past the San Jose Earthquakes last night in a Lamar Hunt U.S.
Open Cup qualifier in the Bay Area, Real Salt Lake (1-1-1, 4 pts.) will
stay in California for the weekend to take on the Los Angeles Galaxy (3-0-0,
9 pts.) in a pivotal early-season showdown this Saturday, April 17.
Kick-off for the first of two MLS Cup 2009 rematches this season is set for 8:30
p.m. MT at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., with Fox
Soccer Channel’s national broadcast coverage beginning at 8:00 p.m. The
match can also be followed live over the airwaves on RSL’s official radio
partners – KALL 700 Sports (English) and ESPN Deportes 1600-AM
and La Magia 106.1-FM (Spanish). Fans can also track live updates of the
match via Real Salt Lake’s official Twitter feed, located at www.Twitter.com/RealSaltLake.
Salt Lake and the Galaxy will renew acquaintances for the first time since they
met in Seattle at MLS Cup last November, when the Utah side defeated the Galaxy
5-4 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie through 120 grueling minutes of regulation
soccer. RSL has posted a .500 regular season record (5-5-5) against the Galaxy
and a respectable 3-4-1 away ledger in eight meetings at The Home Depot Center,
the subsequent .438 winning percentage representing the second highest road
mark against an MLS opponent (2-2-1, .500 at San Jose). Real Salt Lake has
controlled the series in recent seasons, going 4-2-5 in its last 11 match-ups
(3-2-1 away) since May 2006, which includes last year’s ultimate triumph in the
Rail Event Center to Host Saturday’s Official RSL Watch Party
Real Salt Lake invites all fans of
the Claret-and-Cobalt to gather once again at The Rail Event Center, located 235 N. 500
West in Salt Lake City, this Saturday night for the Official RSL Watch Party
for the first of two huge MLS Cup 2009 rematches with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Doors for the RSL Watch Party will open at 7:45 p.m. MT in advance of the 8:30 p.m.
kickoff, and free
admission will be granted to anyone wearing RSL apparel and children 12
years of age and under. Anyone wishing to gain entrance without
wearing any RSL gear may do so for a $3.00 fee at the door.
The Rail will be able to accommodate all Real
Salt Lake fans, as the facility includes an alcohol-free family center and an
over-21 adult area serving alcoholic beverages. The Rail Event Center stretches
over 42,000 square feet and will feature the important early-season affair on
most of its 48 plasma screen TV’s located throughout the building, giving fans
plenty of options to see the Fox Soccer Channel broadcast of the Western
For more information, visit The Rail’s
website at www.theraileventcenter.com
or call 801-355-0266.
on the Air”: April 17 at Los Angeles Galaxy – 8:30 p.m. MT
TV: Fox Soccer
Channel – Coverage
begins with “MLS on FSC” at 8:00 p.m.
– Coverage begins with America First Credit Union Pre-match Report at
ESPN Deportes 1600-AM and La Magia 106.1-FM (Spanish)
Game Guide for RSL v. Galaxy Attached
Attached is the link to
the PDF file for MLS Game Guide (Media Notes) in advance of Saturday’s
MLS Cup 2009 rematch between Real Salt Lake and the Los Angeles Galaxy at The
Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. If you have any problems opening the link,
would like to request the document as an attachment, or are seeking more
information on the contest, please contact John Koluder in the RSL
Communications Department via email at jkoluder@RealSaltLake.com.