Real Salt Lake News Stand: August 26

Catch up on all the latest news from around the soccer world

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL remains atop SS table after Week 26 ... big home game Friday v PDX on NBCSN at #RioT 8p MT http://instagram.com/p/ddtsl6sFV6/ 

 Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

KICK OFF: Cascadia grabs the headlines while @RealSaltLake push towards a Supporters' Shield: http://soc.cr/ogV4M  pic.twitter.com/9q4Z2E5xQQ

 Steve Fenn ‏@SoccerStatHunt

3rd (SEA, 1.61 PPG) to 15th (CHI, 1.42) tightly packed with 7-10 matches left in MLS. Randomness will play a massive role in playoff seeding

 Matt Montgomery ‏@TheCrossbarRSL

Goal Breakdown: Luis Gil's goal and the 14 passes that made it possible http://sbn.to/17eQXNA  via @rslsoapbox

 

Multimedia

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: Chivas USA 3, New York Red Bulls 2

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: New England Revolution 5, Philadelphia Union 1

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: Seattle Sounders 1, Portland Timbers 0

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Short turnaround leaves little time for rest for RSL

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Player Ratings: Squad consistency pushes RSL to 4-0 heights against Columbus Crew

RSL Soapbox: Goal Breakdown: Luis Gil’s goal and the 14 passes that made it possible

From the Upper Deck: Crunching the Numbers - Columbus

Real Nation: Hangout: RSL destroys Columbus

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Chivas USA 3, New York Red Bulls 2

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: New England Revolution 5, Philadelphia Union 1

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Seattle Sounders 1, Portland Timbers 0

SI.com: Dempsey Mania is the newest craze in soccer-mad Seattle

Goal.com: Monday MLS Breakdown: Weighing the playoff implications of Seattle’s victory over Portland

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS Week in Review: Round 26

Pro Soccer Talk: NY coach Mike Petke apologizes after loss at Chivas USA