Real Salt Lake News Stand: Nov. 7

Keep up on all things RSL ahead of Thursday's match v. SEA

 

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Thursday's #RSL v SEA match picked up by @MLSonNBCSports with kickoff now at 8p MT @RioTintoStadium #RSLbelieve ... Gates open at 6:30p

Real Salt Lake WUFC Real Salt Lake WUFC ‏@RSLWUFC

Kick off is at 8, but be in your seats at 7:30!! PLEASE!! This is coming from Jason Kries himself. It's important.

Fictionist Fictionist ‏@FictionistNoise

Cool. Just found out @tylerinacoma of @neontrees is performing the national anthem at @RealSaltLake's game Thursday.

Vince Maduri Vince Maduri ‏@VinceMaduri

Sat down with @luisitogil21 of #RSL. Great guy, solid head on his shoulders. Def a guy all #USMNT fans should root for http://bit.ly/RH637M 

 

Multimedia

(AUDIO) ESPN700: RSL head coach Jason Kreis on “The Bill and Hans Show”

(AUDIO) MLSsoccer.com: March to the Match podcast

(AUDIO) SportsTalk Florida: RSL MF Luis Gil interview

(VIDEO) RealSaltLake.com: Behind the Scenes: Western Conference Semifinal – Leg 1

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Scouting Report: Real Salt Lake vs.Seattle

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Kickoff of Thursday’s RSL-Seattle Western Conference Semifinal match moved to 8 p.m. MT

RealSaltLake.com: Behind the Scenes: Western Conference Semifinals – Leg 1

MLSsoccer.com: Thursday’s RSL-SEA match to start at 8 p.m. MT on NBC Sports Network

Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake-Seattle game will air live on NBCSN

Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake knows work remains against Sounders

Deseret News: Early season defensive are in the past as RSL posts four straight shutouts

Seattle Times: A stop and chat with RSL general manager Garth Lagerwey

Seattle Times: In Real Salt Lake, Sounders face MLS’ model of consistency

The News Tribune: Continuity’s the name of the game in the Western Conference playoffs

SportsTalk Florida: Luis Gil may be the future of US Soccer, but he is RSL’s present

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Two questions ahead of second leg with Seattle

RSL Soapbox: Borchers: Seattle fans’ treatment of Rimando “disgusting”

RSL Soapbox: Tony Beltran’s headed clearance in 2011 against Seattle

Real Nation: Photos from Western Conference Semifinal first leg

 

MLS + Other News and Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Preview: New York, DC locked heading into series finale

MLSsoccer.com: Preview: Can Sporting KC overturn 2-0 aggregate deficit in leg 2 vs. Dynamo?

MLSsoccer.com: Preview: Quakes, Galaxy open latest chapter in rivalry

MLSsoccer.com: NY’s Backe fears storm’s impact on 2nd leg vs. DC

New York Daily News: Red Bulls could be fighting more than D.C. United in MLS playoff game as forecast calls for wet, wild weather

Washington Post: D.C. United says it can weather the MLS playoff storm vs. Red Bulls

Sporting News: Sporting Kansas City’s fate rides on rejuvenated Kei Kamara

Kansas City Star: Sporting lose but focused on eve of Houston match

San Jose Mercury-News: Animosity clouds Earthquakes’ rematch with Los Angeles Galaxy

LA Times: Galaxy faces simple, yet difficult, task: Beat San Jose

MLSsoccer.com: SJ’s Gordon “soldiering on” despite nagging ankle knock

MLSsoccer.com: Deficit doesn’t change plan for Galaxy heading to San Jose

MLSsoccer.com: Retire or re-sign? Fire, Friedrich quick to choose the latter

PortlandTimbers.com: After challenging 2012, Timbers owner Paulson confident for 2013 and beyond

 

Scouting Report: Seattle Sounders FC

MLSsoccer.com: Rosales progressing, uncertain to start for Seattle at RSL

MLSsoccer.com: All eyes in Seattle on Montero’s postseason struggles

Seattle Times: Mauro Rosales shows progress, still unable to practice due to hamstring-related injury

The News Tribune: “Progress” for Rosales, but no certainty; potential 120-minute game affects lineup decisions

SoundersFC.com: How the Sounders can score against RSL