RSL Preview v. Puntarenas F.C.
REAL SALT LAKE MATCH PREVIEW:
RSL v. PUNTARENAS F.C. – SATURDAY, JUNE
RSL’s First Full Friendly of 2010 Set for 7:00 p.m. MT
Kickoff against Costa Rican Side;
RSL Game Notes & Puntarenas F.C.
Preliminary Travel Roster Now Available Online
SANDY, Utah (Thursday, June 17, 2010) – Real Salt Lake will look to stay
sharp during the current MLS break for FIFA World Cup group play and prepare
for its first-ever appearance in the upcoming CONCACAF Champions League this Saturday,
June 19, when the defending MLS Cup champs will play host to Costa Rican
side Puntarenas F.C. at Rio Tinto Stadium. The first full
friendly of RSL’s 2010 campaign kicks off at 7:00 p.m. MT and will not
be televised, but fans that can’t make it down to Sandy can follow the action
live by tuning into RSL’s official radio partners – KALL 700 Sports (English),
ESPN Deportes 1600-AM and Homero 106.1-FM (Spanish) – or by checking into RSL’s
Official Twitter feed, located at www.Twitter.com/RealSaltLake.
Tickets for the RSL-Puntarenas contest are now
available online at www.RealSaltLake.com
over the phone at 888-4-RSL-TIX (888-477-5849), and in person at the Rio
Tinto Stadium Box Office from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on weekdays and
beginning at 10:00 a.m. MT on gameday. All Real Salt Lake season ticket holders are assured of their
current seats for Saturday’s match by
using tickets labeled “Exhibition Game A” and have the ability to purchase
a select number of additional, specially-priced tickets.
Ticket prices for Saturday’s RSL-Puntarenas match begin at $14 for those
purchasing KFC vouchers (visit KFC locations along the Wasatch Front or the Rio
Tinto Stadium box office for information on the KFC Kids Day tickets for
Saturday, June 19). Puntarenas stand-alone prices start at just $15 for Upper Deck
seats and continue at $18
in the North and South Goals,
the Lower Sideline area, $40
at East Side Midfield and $60
in the Front Row and West Side Midfield areas. For more information,
please visit www.RealSaltLake.com or www.RioTintoStadium.com.
All-time, RSL has
posted a 6-4-3 mark against visiting international squads, with a positive
goal differential (17 goals for / 16 goals against). Puntarenas joins some of
the planet’s most revered clubs in facing Real Salt Lake, as Spain’s Real
Madrid (2006), Argentina’s Boca Juniors (2007), England’s Everton
FC (2007/09) and Mexico’s Club América and Chivas de Guadalajara
(2009) have previously blazed the trail to Utah. This will mark the second
exhibition contest in as many months for RSL, whose Reserves played to a 1-1
draw against the Mexican Under-21 National Team at Rio Tinto Stadium back on
on the Air”: June 19 vs. Puntarenas F.C. (CRC) – 7:00 p.m. MT
(English) – Coverage begins with America First Credit Union Pre-match
Report at 6:00 p.m.
ESPN Deportes 1600-AM and Homero 106.1-FM (Spanish)
Game Notes & Puntarenas F.C. Preliminary Travel Roster Now Available Online
are links to the Adobe PDF files for the Real Salt Lake Game Guide
(Media Notes) and the Puntarenas F.C. preliminary travel roster in advance
of Saturday’s international club friendly between RSL and Puntarenas at Rio
Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. If you have any problems obtaining the document,
would prefer to receive 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.