RSL News Stand: Sunday, May 1, 2011

Before we get to the bounty of links covering last night’s 0-1 defeat at the hands of Portland Timbers FC up in Cascadia Country, we first present some more postmortems from the CONCACAF Champions League run by The Salt Lake Tribune and Standard-Examiner. No, not to dredge up disappointing feelings, but quite the opposite, as you’ll see by clicking below …

The Salt Lake Tribune: Disappointment meter shows how far RSL has evolved

Standard-Examiner: Utah, meet soccer: The world’s most passionate sport


RSL News Stand “A/V Club” – POR 1 : 0 RSL

(VIDEO) Real Salt Lake @ Portland Timbers FC – Match highlights

(VIDEO) RSL reacts to loss at Timbers FC

(AUDIO) RSL @ Portland highlights

(AUDIO) Jason Kreis post-game interview @ Portland

(PHOTO) Timbers FC Facebook Page: Photo Gallery – Timbers FC v. RSL


Portland Timbers FC  1  :  0  Real Salt Lake

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL falls to upstart Portland

The Salt Lake Tribune: Timber! Portland falls hard for soccer team

Deseret News: Emotionally flat Real Salt Lake falls to Portland

Deseret News: RSL Notebook: Kreis doesn’t dismiss team’s disappointment Timbers get first clean sheet , end RSL’s unbeaten run RSL eager to put week behind them, reset routine RSL Notes & Quotes – POR 1 : 0 RSL Timbers make statement with first clean sheet Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake match report Timbers thrilled with defense in 1-0 win over previously undefeated RSL MLS Special: Portland-RSL explained through Twitter

Associated Press (Yahoo! Sports): Timbers hand Real Salt Lake first loss, 1-0

The Oregonian: Portland Timbers win 1-0, hand Real Salt Lake first defeat

Portland Tribune: Timbers defeat drained Real Salt Lake 1-0

Portland Tribune: Timbers coach Spencer praises beaten RSL …

The Sports Network: Portland puts an end to RSL’s unbeaten streak

Soccer By Ives: Cooper goal lifts Portland past RSL

RSL Soapbox: Real Salt Lake at Portland Timbers match thread

Real Nation: Another bittersweet loss

Real Nation: RSL @ Portland Gametime thread

SB Nation: John Spencer causes blues explosion as Portland clean sheets RSL

Prost Amerika Soccer: Timbers throw cold water on Salt Lake

Prost Amerika Soccer: Cascadia prepares for day of emotion

90:00 Magazine: Timbers upset Real Salt Lake in raucous 1-0 victory at home