RSL News Stand - Monday, March 14, 2011

More looks ahead at opening leg vs. Saprissa, MLS in 2011

There's a lot to get to in today's edition of the RSL News Stand, beginning with some immediate looks ahead to tomorrow night's opening leg of the CCL Semifinals against Deportivo Saprissa and continuing on with more long-term forecasting via a growing listing of MLS season previews, including's wide-ranging look at all things Major League Soccer in 2011. Enjoy!


CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals (Leg One) – Real Salt
Lake v. Saprissa

News: RSL looking to control tempo in Champions League match

Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Key strategy revealed? Maybe not so much for RSL
CONCACAF cream shrinks to four
RSL away of Saprissa’s high-pressure attack
Wingert injured in Real Salt Lake practice

MLS Insider: RSL
to carry the flag for American soccer against Saprissa


RSL/MLS News & Notes
MLS Commissioner Don Garber talks Portland-Seattle rivalry, future of league,
more …
“Kick Off” – Monday, March 14, 2011

By Ives: MLS weekend recap …

America: Will refs respond to Garber’s sensible request?

Soapbox: Thoughts and pics from RSL’s Sunday practice session

Soapbox: Real Salt Lake announce their 2011 season ticket exchange dates


2011 MLS Season Previews

Today: 2011 MLS Season Preview: New teams, new postseason as league rises
2 Days to First Kick: 2 to Dance
Staff experts’ predictions for 2011 MLS season
MLS Western Conference Preview
MLS Eastern Conference Preview
Preseason 2011 MLS Power Rankings
Top 10 breakout players in MLS for 2011
10 most intriguing MLS figures to keep an eye on
McCarthy’s Musings: 2011 MLS Eastern Conference Preview

Talk: The MLS Talk 2011 season predictions