RSL News Stand: Sunday, May 1, 2011

Thorough review from Utah to Cascadia and beyond of RSL's first loss of 2011 MLS campaign

Before we get to the
bounty of links covering last night’s 0-1 defeat at the hands of Portland Timbers
FC up in Cascadia Country, we first present some more postmortems from the
CONCACAF Champions League run by The Salt Lake Tribune and Standard-Examiner. No,
not to dredge up disappointing feelings, but quite the opposite, as you’ll see
by clicking below …

The
Salt Lake Tribune: Disappointment meter shows how far RSL has evolved

Standard-Examiner:
Utah, meet soccer: The world’s most passionate sport

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club” –
POR 1 : 0 RSL

(VIDEO)
MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake @ Portland Timbers FC – Match highlights

(VIDEO)
RealSaltLake.com: RSL reacts to loss at Timbers FC

(AUDIO)
ESPN700Sports.com: RSL @ Portland highlights

(AUDIO)
ESPN700Sports.com: Jason Kreis post-game interview @ Portland

(PHOTO)
Timbers FC Facebook Page: Photo Gallery – Timbers FC v. RSL

 

Portland Timbers FC  1 
:  0  Real Salt Lake

The
Salt Lake Tribune: RSL falls to upstart Portland

The
Salt Lake Tribune: Timber! Portland falls hard for soccer team

Deseret
News: Emotionally flat Real Salt Lake falls to Portland

Deseret
News: RSL Notebook: Kreis doesn’t dismiss team’s disappointment

MLSsoccer.com:
Timbers get first clean sheet , end RSL’s unbeaten run

MLSsoccer.com:
RSL eager to put week behind them, reset routine

RealSaltLake.com:
RSL Notes & Quotes – POR 1 : 0 RSL

PortlandTimbers.com:
Timbers make statement with first clean sheet

Goal.com:
Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake match report

Goal.com:
Timbers thrilled with defense in 1-0 win over previously undefeated RSL

Goal.com:
MLS Special: Portland-RSL explained through Twitter

Associated
Press (Yahoo! Sports): Timbers hand Real Salt Lake first loss, 1-0

The
Oregonian: Portland Timbers win 1-0, hand Real Salt Lake first defeat

Portland
Tribune: Timbers defeat drained Real Salt Lake 1-0

Portland
Tribune: Timbers coach Spencer praises beaten RSL …

The
Sports Network: Portland puts an end to RSL’s unbeaten streak

Soccer
By Ives: Cooper goal lifts Portland past RSL

RSL
Soapbox: Real Salt Lake at Portland Timbers match thread

Real Nation:
Another bittersweet loss

Real Nation: RSL
@ Portland Gametime thread

SB
Nation: John Spencer causes blues explosion as Portland clean sheets RSL

Prost
Amerika Soccer: Timbers throw cold water on Salt Lake

Prost
Amerika Soccer: Cascadia prepares for day of emotion

90:00
Magazine: Timbers upset Real Salt Lake in raucous 1-0 victory at home