RSL Gameday News Stand: Saturday, October 29, 2011

All the links previewing tonight's West Semifinal Series opener against Sounders FC

Today’s Gameday Edition of the RSL News Stand is like an overstuffed bag of leaves bursting at the seams with previews of the Claret-and-Cobalt’s Western Conference Semifinal Series opener, highlighted by oodles of content from our friends at …


RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(VIDEO) 2011 Postseason Preview – Real Salt Lake (YouTube version)

(VIDEO) RSL Ready for Leg One

(VIDEO) MLS Cup Playoffs Sit-Down – Jason Kreis (YouTube version)

(VIDEO) The Daily Extra – Friday, October 28

(VIDEO) Neagle, Parke optimistic for first leg

(AUDIO) Chris Wingert on the “Bill & Spence” Show – Friday, October 28

(AUDIO) ExtraTime Radio podcast – Friday, October 28

(VIDEO) Match Preview: Playoffs at Salt Lake

(VIDEO) Scouting Report: Playoffs at Salt Lake


Real Salt Lake v. Seattle Sounders FC – 8:00 p.m. MT kickoff

The Salt Lake Tribune: Series with Seattle a clash of opposing tactics

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake ready for new ‘mini season’ beginning with Seattle

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake gameday

The Standard-Examiner: Beckerman returns to battle Sounders The many faces of Fabian EspÍndola Head-to-Head Breakdown: Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle RSL-Sounders clash a chess match at Rio Tinto Starting XI: Top 11 questions heading into playoff weekend Preview – Real Salt Lake v. Seattle, Leg One Seattle’s Neagle ready to step in for injured Rosales RSL Match Preview & Notes v. Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Times: Better offense might make different in playoffs this year for Sounders FC

Seattle Times (Sounders FC blog): Playing on the road: go for the win or play conservatively?

Seattle Times (Sounders FC blog): Rosales won’t travel for Saturday’s road leg at Real Salt Lake

The News-Tribune (Tacoma, WA): Sounders say they won’t be postseason pushovers

The News-Tribune (Sounders FC blog): Cold? Elevation? And Mauro Rosales didn’t travel

The Sporting News: Kyle Beckerman back just in time

The Sporting News: Margin for error in MLS playoffs razor thin Galarcep: West’s ‘other’ matchup will be round’s big story

STATS INC: Sounders-Real Salt Lake preview

The Sports Network: RSL hopes to end struggles in playoff tilt vs. Seattle

Soccer By Ives: MLS playoff notes: Rosales ruled out for first leg, Smith tears ACL and more

Soccer By Ives: MLS Conference Semifinals: A look ahead

Soccer By Ives: SBI staff’s MLS playoff predictions

SB Nation: Western Conference Semifinals set to kick off in Salt Lake City

SB Nation: Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders FC: Sounders dominant late in games

Sounder at Heart: Sounders at Salt Lake Leg One – Projected lineups, statistics

World Soccer Reader: Seattle-Real Salt Lake preview: Can Jason Kreis find his team’s “On” switch? MLS Cup Playoffs Conference Semifinals analysis and predictions

Center Line Soccer: 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs: Quarterfinal pairings feature intriguing matchups …