Real Salt Lake News Stand: August 5

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Just 2 days until #RSL v PDX at #RioT in #USOC100 Semi - 7:30p MT kick Wed ... BUY TIX NOW 

 Charles Barnard ‏@ccb1212

Here is today's Crunching the Numbers. The #RSL offense is rolling and a crazy stat about when Beltran/Wingert play …

 Setting the Table ‏@settingthetable

Only three #MLS clubs have a positive goal differential on the road: #RSL (+4), #SportingKC (+2), #TimbersFC (+1)

 RSL Soapbox ‏@rslsoapbox

Player Ratings: Rimando, Grabavoy shine in 2-2 draw at Colorado Rapids #RSL 

 Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

Nick Rimando calls Wednesday's Open Cup match "the most important game of the year so far" for #RSL. …


Multimedia Road to the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup HIGHLIGHTS: NE Revolution vs Toronto FC MLS Goal Timeline (August 3-4): Watch all the goals from this weekend's action


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Tactical Recap: RSL 2-2 Colorado Rapids Real Salt Lake’s Jason Kreis: “Without Nick Rimando in that game, I think we lose”

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL sets sights on Open Cup final


For the Fans, By the Fans

Real Nation: RSL v Rapids Post-Match Hangout

RSL Soapbox: Player Ratings: Real Salt Lake 2-2 Colorado Rapids

From the Upper Deck: Crunching the Numbers – Rocky Mountain Cup Edition


MLS, Other News & Notes New England Revolution 0, Toronto FC 1 | MLS Match Report New England Revolution admit "early goal killed us" in loss to Toronto FC Toronto FC see win over New England Revolution as latest benchmark for side's progress VOTE: Top 3 Performers Week 23 Monday Postgame: Will Clint Dempsey’s arrival change the playoff picture in the Western Conference? Commentary: Seattle Sounders continue to redefine expectations for MLS teams with Clint Dempsey signing San Jose Earthquakes players say USMNT players returning to MLS a sign of "just how far it's come" Tim Howard happy to see Seattle Sounders spend big to bring Clint Dempsey back to MLS Toronto FC blanks Revolution 1-0

Pro Soccer Talk: Major League Soccer Week in Review – Round 23

Pro Soccer Talk: The changing identity of … Major League Soccer

Pro Soccer Talk: The changing identity of … Seattle Sounders FC

Pro Soccer Talk: The changing identity of … Portland Timbers FC

Pro Soccer Talk: In pictures: Clint Dempsey, Seattle celebrate U.S. captain’s Sounders unveiling

Pro Soccer Talk: McInerney baffled by sudden dry spell McCarthy’s Musings: Will Clint Dempsey’s MLS move start a trend or serve as an outlier?