Real Salt Lake News Stand: August 8

All the reaction from RSL's 2-1 Open Cup Semi win over Portland

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

HIGHLIGHTS: #RSL 2 : 1 POR #USOC100 Semi … http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2013/08/08/highlights-rsl-vs-portland-timbers-august-7-2013 … Record semi stage crowd at #RioT of 14,742

 RSL Soapbox ‏@rslsoapbox

From last night: #RSL in US Open Cup final with 2-1 win over Portland Timbers #USOC100 http://sbn.to/1320I4y 

 Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Early goal = all the difference RT @gregmaas11: Every final statistic (except scoreline) favors the Timbers. Welcome to The Beautiful Game!

 Matthew Doyle ‏@MLS_Analyst

US Open Cup: Real Salt Lake take another step, but ultimate goal still remains #MLS http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2013/08/08/us-open-cup-real-salt-lake-take-another-step-ultimate-goal-still-remains …

 Lovel Palmer ‏@lovelpalmer7

We didn't have a sell out crowd tonight but you guys where electrifying loud and proud happy to be apart of such great family #rslfamily

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: HIGHLIGHTS: RSL 2-1 Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: RSL 2-1 Portland Timbers: Postgame Press Conference with Jason Kreis

RealSaltLake.com: RSL 2-1 Portland Timbers: Postgame Reactions: Nick Rimando

RealSaltLake.com: RSL 2-1 Portland Timbers: Postgame Reactions: Chris Wingert

RealSaltLake.com: RSL 2-1 Portland Timbers: Postgame Reactions: Carlos Salcedo

ABC4.com: RSL advances to U.S. Open Cup Final

The Oregonian: Portland Timbers post-game video: Caleb Porter comments on loss in U.S. Open Cup

The Oregonian: Portland Timbers post-game video: Rodney Wallace comments on loss in U.S. Open Cup

The Oregonian: Portland Timbers Post-Game video: Ryan Johnson comments about loss in U.S. Open Cup

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Open Cup Recap: RSL 2-1 Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: RSL takes another step, but ultimate goal still remains

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake 2, Portland Timbers 1 | US Open Cup Semifinal Recap

MLSsoccer.com: US Open Cup: Joao Plata may not be overjoyed with sub role, but Real Salt Lake happy to reap rewards

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL beats Portland 2-1, will host Open Cup final

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL makes U.S.Open Cup a worthy goal

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL about to see lots more of Portland

Deseret News: RSL books place in U.S. Open Cup final, wins over Portland

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake report card: Nick Rimando strong in Open Cup semifinal

Deseret News: Lamar Hunt would've smiled to see what U.S. soccer's become

KSL.com: Real Salt Lake advances to U.S. Open Cup final with 2-1 win over Portland

The Oregonian: U.S. Open Cup: Portland Timbers ousted by Real Salt Lake, 2-1 (photos)

The Oregonian: Portland Timbers lose 2-1 to Real Salt Lake in U.S. Open Cup

SI.com: Real Salt Lake beat Timbers, 2-1

Pro Soccer Talk: Admiration Cup: Real Salt Lake’s U.S. Open Cup quest continues at Portland’s expense

Prost Amerika: RSL Fells Timbers, Advances to Open Cup Final

USsoccer.com: D.C. United and Real Salt Lake Advance to U.S. Open Cup Final on Oct. 1 in Sandy, Utah

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL in US Open Cup final with 2-1 win over Timbers

RSL Soapbox: Carlos Salcedo steadily impressing in surprising debut RSL season

Real Nation: RSL Advances to US Open Cup Final

Keepin' It Real: RSL Advances to US Open Cup Final

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire 0, DC United 2 | US Open Cup Semifinal Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact 1, San Jose Earthquakes 0 | CONCACAF Champions League Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Real Esteli 0, Sporting Kansas City 2 | CONCACAF Champions League Match Recap

SI.com: United make Open Cup final, 2-0 over Fire

ESPN FC: MLS transparency leaves something to be desired

ESPN FC: U.S. back in top 20 after 2-year absence

ESPN FC: Ronaldo brace helps Real beat Mourinho, Chelsea

Pro Soccer Talk: Last place? Doesn’t matter. D.C. United’s in the U.S. Open Cup final

Pro Soccer Talk: Cristiano Ronaldo hands Real Madrid the International Champions Cup