Real Salt Lake News Stand: June 8

Catch up on all the reaction from RSL's loss v. Portland

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

PDX breaks 11-game winless streak v RSL w/ 3-1, 11v10 win at #RioT#RSL falls to 6-2-7 (25 pts, West #2) entering #WorldCup2014 break

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

#RSL fans : no such thing as an “@MLS World Cup break” … team at ATL next Sat in #USOC2014, would play June 24 w/ win, then June 28 at CHV

Chris Kamrani @chriskamrani

Stellar gamer from @matthew_piper as #RSL enters the World Cup break on the heels of a 3-1 home loss to Portland. http://m.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile3/58040978-219/lake-portland-rsl-salt.html.csp …

Jane Sexton @Janer778

@RealSaltLake suffers second loss of 2014 against @TimbersFC at home. Recap: http://www.realsaltlake.com/news/2014/06/recap-rsl-1-3-portland-timbers …

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Thanks to the 20,480 at #RioT tonight, 5th #RSL sellout of 7-game home season, & 34th in venue history #BELIEVE

Jason Davis @davisjsn

Quick, name a better under-the-radar signing for 2014 than Luke Mulholland. Not sure there are many.

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: RSL vs Portland Timbers - Match Preview

KUTV: Timbers Defeat Real Salt Lake 3-1

MLSsoccer.com: HIGHLIGHTS: US national team win over Nigeria in World Cup warm-up in Jacksonville

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Recap: RSL 1-3 Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: Winless streak up to 4 games, Real Salt Lake "have to work on things"

RealSaltLake.com: Quote Sheet: RSL 1-3 Portland Timbers

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake 1, Portland Timbers 3 | MLS Match Recap

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake, shorthanded, falls 3-1 at home to Portland

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL notes: Plata’s back, and so is the diamond

Deseret News: Mistakes cost Real Salt Lake in rare loss to Portland

Soccerly.com: Timbers Chop RSL Down at Rio Tinto Stadium

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: In USMNT's new "Chrismas tree" formation, Kyle Beckerman plays starring role

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL loses to Portland in a fiery affair

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: LA Galaxy's Bruce Arena: Of course we expect to win the SuperClasico, as do Chivas USA

MLSsoccer.com:

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire 2, Seattle Sounders 3 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Eye of the storm: Obafemi Martins the headliner, in multiple ways, for Seattle Sounders in win

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire unhappy with themselves, officiating in home loss to Seattle Sounders

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas 3, Colorado Rapids 2 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Fabian Castillo's brilliance for FC Dallas motivated by more than winning: He's going to be a father

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids lament missed opportunities in loss to Dallas: "The game of soccer doesn’t owe you anything"

MLSsoccer.com: Philadelphia Union 3, Vancouver Whitecaps 3 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Despite road point, Vancouver Whitecaps "need to tighten up defensively," coach says

MLSsoccer.com: Philadelphia Union head into break anxious to "turn it up a notch" in second half

MLSsoccer.com: Toronto FC 1, San Jose Earthquakes 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Last-minute loss of Yannick Djalo proved costly for San Jose as offense struggled in Toronto

MLSsoccer.com: Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen cautions not to get 'too far ahead of ourselves' despite positive run

MLSsoccer.com: D.C. United 0, Columbus Crew 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: D.C. United struggle with unfamiliar playing surface at FedEx Field in scoreless Columbus Crew draw

MLSsoccer.com: USA 2, Nigeria 1 | International Friendly Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Three Things: USMNT commit to the diamond and it finally starts to shine | Armchair Analyst

MLSsoccer.com: USMNT Player Ratings: Here's why Jurgen Klinsmann deserves the highest rating in the win vs. Nigeria

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: US national team goalkeeper Tim Howard celebrated for reaching 100 caps

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: After getting off the mark, USMNT's Jozy Altidore says he's not bothered by pressure

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: USMNT's preparations done with win over Nigeria, now look to "peak at the right moment"

American Soccer Now: Michael Bradley on Win: "The Fun Starts Now"

Fox Soccer: Five points after USMNT's encouraging send-off victory over Nigeria

SI.com: Next Stop, Brazil: Three Thoughts on the USA's 2-1 win over Nigeria

Pro Soccer Talk: Defining and explaining the successful – and new – US formation against Nigeria