RSL News Stand: Thursday, April 28, 2011

Gut-wrenching ... heart-breaking ... stomach-punchy ... use any of the hyphenated describers you wish for RSL's 0-1 loss to Monterrey last night that gave the Rayados the CONCACAF Champions League title, we're just going to stick with history-making and pride-enducing. Those words, and many, many more are covered in the list of links from far and wide regarding last night's contest at Rio Tinto Stadium ...

The RSL "A/V" Club

(VIDEO) CCL Finals Highlights (Leg 2) – RSL 1 : 0 MTY

(VIDEO) Jason Kreis post-game press conference vs. Monterrey

(VIDEO) RSL reacts to heartbreaking loss in CCL Final

(VIDEO) The Daily – Thursday, April 28, 2011

(VIDEO/PHOTO) XanGoSphere: The Champions League has its Champion

(VIDEO) Soccer By Ives: Real Salt Lake’s CCL journey

(VIDEO) Biggest soccer game in Utah history boosts economy

(AUDIO) Match Highlights – Real Salt Lake v. CF Monterrey

(AUDIO) CCL Finals post-game ceremonies

(AUDIO) Jason Kreis post-game press conference

(AUDIO) Andy Williams post-game interview

(AUDIO) FOX Soccer’s Kyle Martino on “Bill & Spence” Show – April 27

(AUDIO) RSL GM Garth Lagerwey on “Bill & Spence” Show – April 27

(AUDIO) SL Trib’s Scott Pierce on “Bill & Spence” Show – April 27

(PHOTO) American Soccer News: CONCACAF Champions League Final (Leg 2) RSL v. Monterrey Photo Gallery

The Articles

The Salt Lake Tribune: The dream ends

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kragthorpe: In RSL’s magic moment, dreams go poof

The Salt Lake Tribune: Might Mo’ takes big blow

The Salt Lake Tribune: Shattered RSL hopes to recover quickly from Champions League loss

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real’s opportunities were strong in first half

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real’s rock-solid defense is chipped

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kreis says Beckerman might have made the difference

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL game sold out, but fans still looking

Deseret News: Monterrey wins CONCACAF Champions League, 3-2 on aggregate

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake game-at-a-glance

Deseret News: Real-ity moment as Monterrey prevails

Deseret News (“Rockmonster Unplugged” blog): RSL’s run: A fleeting moment outside Utah

Deseret News: RSL notebook: Kyle Beckerman’s absence hurt

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake players praise fans, bemoan missed chances

Deseret News: Fans disappointed but not deterred in their love for Real

Deseret News: Monterrey at Real Salt Lake: Twitter Roundup

Deseret News: Monterrey at Real Salt Lake: Tactical Analysis

Deseret News: Monterrey at Real Salt Lake: Report Card

Deseret News: Scalpers take advantage of sold out Rio Tinto Stadium

Standard-Examiner: Missed opportunities doom Real

Standard-Examiner: RSL’s run was indeed a big deal Despite loss to Monterrey, RSL has bright future RSL stumble at home as Monterrey win CCL title Shocked at home, RSL try to cope with unfamiliar disappointment Kreis: Real Salt Lake missed Beckerman’s energy Monterrey execute game plan to perfection Salt Lake v. Monterrey report McCarthy’s Musings: Real Salt Lake stunned as Monterrey lifts CCL crown Salt Lake v. Monterrey player ratings Salt Lake bitterly disappointed after home loss Lack of execution fails Real Salt Lake Second is no longer good enough for American soccer Real Salt Lake gives U.S. soccer another excruciating near miss Salt Lake misses a golden opportunity to make a statement for MLS

Soccer America: Olave, Johnson lead spirited but futile RSL effort

Soccer America: Sayonara, Real Salt Lake

Soccer By Ives: Monterrey topples Real Salt Lake to win CCL title

Soccer By Ives: Real Salt Lake v. Monterrey: Match Night Commentary Real Salt Lake vs. CF Monterrey

ESPNSoccernet: RSL’s Jason Kreis still has something to prove Monterrey stun Real Salt Lake to claim CONCACAF crown

Los Angeles Times: Monterrey defeats Real Salt Lake, 1-0 Real Salt Lake fall 1-0, let CCL Championship slip away

The Sports Network: Monterrey helps Mexico continue dominance of CCL

RSL Soapbox: CCL Final match thread

Real Nation: The agony of defeat

Real Nation: Monterrey @ RSL Gametime RSL suffers heart breaking loss Talking Notes 4/27: RSL bandwagon

Bleacher Report: Real Salt Lake loses a heartbreaker in CONCACAF Final

The Shin Guardian: Reaction: RSL falls just short of Club World Cup

MLS Talk: Real Salt Lake fall at the last CONCACAF Champions League hurdle