Real Salt Lake News Stand: Nov. 25

All the reaction from RSL's West Championship win v. Portland

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

.@MLS CUP Dec 7 at Kansas City, #RSL Nation … 2p MT on @ESPN …

 Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Much love to all the #RSLfamily that made the trip and those diehards back home for all your support.

 Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

1 more to go! #RSL #MLSCup2013 pic.twitter.com/MDu2n1CO9g

 Max Bretos ‏@mbretosESPN

Real Salt Lake, former MLS doormat, continue ascent towards becoming League's best club. Will play for 2nd MLS Cup. Almost won CONCACAF

 Nat Borchers ‏@natborchers

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 James Edward ‏@DesNewsReal

RSL will play MLS Cup 323 days after opening preseason on Jan. 18. Longest season ever.

 Real Sports Live ‏@RSL4Utah

Amazing night. Incredible atmosphere. Portland fans were unreal. Huge props.Stoked #RSL advanced. Can't wait for KC!

 Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

Perhaps the Quote of the Night from @JasonKreis: "It’s more than just belief — it’s work."

 Matthew Doyle ‏@MLS_Analyst

In six games vs. RSL, Portland lost 4 times. In 35 games against everyone else, Portland lost 4 times.

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Highlights: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: Kreis Reaction: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: Rimando Reaction: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

ESPNFC.com: ESPN FC Boot Room Extra: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

ESPN 700: Jason Kreis Postgame Reaction: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

ESPN 700: Robbie Findley Postgame Reaction: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

ABC 4: RSL beats Portland, advances to MLS Cup

ABC 4: Kreis, Beckerman talk about RSL win

ABC 4: Borchers, Morales discuss RSL win

KSL: Real Salt Lake grabs Western Conference title, books trip to MLS Cup

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Playoff Recap: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: Quote Sheet: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: Match Center: RSL 1-0 (5-2) Portland Timbers

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers 0, Real Salt Lake 1 | MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Championship Leg 2 recap

MLSsoccer.com: Despite dominating Portland throughout 2013, Real Salt Lake can’t explain the secret to their success

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake relieved to score goal against Portland Timbers, taking “wind out of their sails”

MLSsoccer.com: Armchair Analyst: Three things we learned about RSL making advancement academic

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Cup final matchup set: Sporting KC to host Real Salt Lake at Sporting Park on Dec. 7

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL advances to MLS Cup final with 1-0 win

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kragthorpe: RSL’s poise rises above Portland’s noise

The Salt Lake Tribune: Rough patches formed resolve for RSL in returning to MLS Cup

Deseret News: RSL holds off Portland, books place in MLS Cup

Deseret News: Big-game Findley delivers again for RSL

KSL.com: Real Salt Lake grabs Western Conference title, books trip to MLS Cup

Goal.com: Portland Timbers 0-1 Real Salt Lake: RSL breezes into second MLS Cup

SI.com: Real Salt Lake books ticket to MLS Cup final with another victory over Portland

Pro Soccer Talk: Real Salt Lake earns place in MLS Cup final, downs Portland 1-0 to win Western Conference

Pro Soccer Talk: What we learned from Real Salt Lake’s Sunday win in Portland

Pro Soccer Talk: Real Salt Lake Man of the Match: Nat Borchers

ESPNFC.com: Three thoughts: Portland Timbers-Real Salt Lake

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL off to MLS Cup after 5-2 aggregate win over Portland Timbers with Western Conference Championship win

RSL Soapbox: How RSL managed to not only win, but control in 1-0 win at Portland

Real Nation: Real Salt Lake advance to MLS Cup

Keepin’ it Real: RSL headed to MLS Cup behind strength of goal at Portland

Keepin’ it Real: Video: Real Salt Lake fans and players celebrate