Real Salt Lake News Stand: Nov. 8


#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Andy Williams Andy Williams ‏@bommadog

Excited & sad for this game. Excited for the guys playing at the Riot 4 all our fans sad cause I'm not playing in... 

Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Winner goes on, ENUFF SAID! #RSL vs Seattle 8pm MT #MLSonNBC#MLSCupPlayoffs

jonny steele jonny steele ‏@jonnysteele22

Yea it's here game day, playoff time lets get to the riot early and show Seattle who the best fans in the league are #RSLFAM

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Make sure #RioTintoStadium is full tonight! Arrive early, wear red, be loud! ... Kick v SEA at 8p MT #MLSpla 

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Derek  Derek ‏@deesmateen

This family is ready for the #RIOT tonight. Believes been blasting#RSL #MLSPlayoffs #WinTheWholeEffingThing

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RSL Team Store RSL Team Store ‏@RSLTeamStoreXI

Its #gameday!! #MLSCupPlayoffs are upon us so cheer on #RSL and check out the team store for deals before the crowds at the game tonight :)



(AUDIO) ESPN700: RSL GM Garth Lagerwey on “The Bill and Hans Show”

(VIDEO) RSL Insider, Presented by AT&T: RSL vs. Seattle Preview

(VIDEO) Highlights: LA 3-SJ 1 – LA advances

(VIDEO) Highlights: SKC 1-HOU 0 – Houston advances


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Playoff Preview: RSL-Seattle Sounders FC Scouting Seattle: Johnson good to go, Rosales a question mark

Salt Lake Tribune: It’s win or go home for Real Salt Lake, Seattle

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake taking nothing for granted at home against Seattle Preview: RSL stand in way of Seattle’s first playoff series win RSL’s Lagerwey: Tough choices can wait for offseason

Prost Amerika: Watson-Siriboe: My mind’s in the right place thanks to two coaches

Prost Amerika: Kreis: We’ve watched Gspurning penalty shootout video

Prost Amerika: Q+A with Garth Lagerwey


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Despite goal paucity, Kreis not panicking

RSL Soapbox: Espindola, Olave set for game-time decisions against Seattle

Keepin’ it Real: Rimando’s nose for the ball familiar to Sigi

RSL Soccer Talk: The Road to the Cup: Western Conference Semifinals Leg 2 – RSL vs. Seattle Sounders


MLS + Other News and Notes Recap: Keane, Galaxy top Quakes 3-1, head to West Final Recap: SKC win battle, but Dynamo advance 2-1 on aggregate Kinnear full of praise for “disciplined” Dynamo defense “Complete game” from SKC, but same old story in attack Three thoughts on #SKCvHOU: Houston find a way Gonzalez on win over SJ: “We finally put this team down” Wondo on three missed chances: “I let the team down” Three thoughts on #SJvLA: Donovan has us all fooled NY-DC postponed due to blizzard at Red Bull Arena | Rescheduled for Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Soccer By Ives: MLS official gives detailed explanation for RBNY-DC postponement

NBC Sports: Schedule set for U.S. final round World Cup qualifying


Scouting Report: Seattle Sounders FC Rosales’ status TBD, but Seattle’s Schmid feels “good vibe”

Seattle Times: Sounders’ season comes down to win or else at Real Salt Lake

Seattle Times: Sigi Schmid tried to trade for Kyle Beckerman back in 2007 with Columbus

The News Tribune: For Sounders, it’s win or go home tonight