Real Salt Lake News Stand: April 3

All the reaction to the USA's 2-2 friendly draw against Mexico

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 stayskull ‏@samstejskal 

3 #RSL players featured for the #USMNT last night. 3rd time since start of '13 that's happened. Read about it here: http://www.realsaltlake.com/news/2014/04/international-recap-beckerman-beltran-and-rimando-start-us …

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake 

WATCH: prep for #RSL at SKC by viewing excellent "20 PKs, 1 Champion": http://www.realsaltlake.com/blog/post/2014/03/07/twenty-penalties-one-champion-mls-insider-looks-back-mls-cup … & "Hail Cassar" video: http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2014/04/01/hail-cassar-look-behind-rsl-vs-toronto-fc …

MLS Fantasy Insider ‏@Ben_Jata

(94%) Michael Bradley + Kyle Beckerman = 96/102 passes completed #USAvMEX #USMNT #RSL #TFC pic.twitter.com/X7iSyK2tRP

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 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#USMNT starting XI from USA 2 : 2 MEX included #RSL trio @nickrimando @kylebeckerman @tonybeltran23 http://instagram.com/p/mT_zqqhRWq/ 

 Ray Hudson ‏@RayHudson 

Nicky Rimando,man,with that left foot...better distribution than AMAZON.

 Luis Gil ‏@luisitogil21

Had a great time here in Phoenix but time to get back and handle RSL bizness for this Saturday!

 Brian Sciaretta ‏@BrianSciaretta

Big take away for me: There is clear chemistry with Beckerman and Bradley. Any pairing that allows your best player to flourish is crucial

 

Multimedia

USSoccer.com: Highlights: USA 2-2 Mexico

MLSsoccer.com: Jurgen Klinsmann reacts to Mexico draw: “We don’t have 90 minutes in us yet”

MLSsoccer.com: Jurgen Klinsmann explains substitute role for Landon Donovan: “He didn’t train well, he had no tempo”

RealSaltLake.com: Hail Cassar: A look behind RSL vs. Toronto FC

ESPN 700: RSL GM Garth Lagerwey on The Bill & Hans Show

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: International Recap: Beckerman, Beltran and Rimando start for US

RealSaltLake.com: Rimando’s #USAvMEX pregame playlist featured on front page of Spotify

RealSaltLake.com: Twenty Penalties, One Champion: MLS Insider looks at MLS Cup 2013

RealSaltLake.com: Academy Update: Three RSL-AZ Academy players called to US U-18 team

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake respond to Sporting KC’s Dom Dwyer: “We don’t like Kansas City just as much”

MLSsoccer.com: Jurgen Klinsmann’s son, 14 MLS academy products highlight US Under-18 roster for April camp

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Disciplinary Committee suspends Toronto FC’s Steven Caldwell, fines Colorado’s Drew Moor

MLSsoccer.com: AT&T MLS Goal of the Week update: Dom Dwyer’s winner out in front of competitive pack

Deseret News: MLS rankings, round 5: It’s no joke, RSL is the best team in Major League Soccer

KSL.com: Player grades: RSL trio helps USA to 2-2 draw with Mexico

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Three Questions with the Blue Testament: Catching up with Sporting Kansas City

RSL Soapbox: Off the Crossbar, Episode Five: Celebrating a win, preparing for a battle and internationals

From the Upper Deck: RSL 3.0 – A Revised Look

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

USSoccer.com: All Square in Arizona: US Men’s National Team vs. Mexico

MLSsoccer.com: Recap: USA 2-2 Mexico

MLSsoccer.com: USMNT Player Ratings: High marks for Michael Bradley, Chris Wondolowski in Mexico draw

MLSsoccer.com: Three Things: Michael Bradley’s role opens up World Cup options for USMNT | Armchair Analyst

MLSsoccer.com: Central defense spots no guarantee as Jurgen Klinsmann sizes up backline v. Mexico

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas’ Mauro Diaz runs away with Etihad Airways Player of the Month award for March

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire trade Chris Rolfe to DC United for allocation money

SI.com: A Tale of Two Halves: Three Thoughts on the USA’s 2-2 draw with Mexico

SI.com: Overall US clarity remains elusive after final match before World Cup camp

SI.com: After Julian Green’s US debut, it’s time to focus on what he is – and what he isn’t

ESPNFC.com: US grades: Yanks cave in after brilliant start v. Mexico

ESPNFC.com: Strong start but more time needed for Julian Green

Goal.com: Tom Marshall: Five takes for Mexico v. USA

Goal.com: Ives Galarcep: Julian Green shows rawness and promise in US debut

Fox Soccer: USA shows best, worst in draw against rival Mexico in friendly

Fox Soccer: MLS to Brazil: Brad Davis, Chris Wondolowski state their World Cup cases in USA draw with Mexico