Real Salt Lake News Stand: Nov. 11

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Nat Borchers ‏@natborchers

Good performance last night but we're only halfway there. Thanks #RSL faithful for coming out last night. See ya in Portland in a fortnight!

Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Absolute Amazing support last night! #The Riot was at a different level last night.

Steve Davis ‏@SteveDavis90

Talking about Javi Morales and his enormous night at Rio Tinto for #RSL #MLSPlayoffs …

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

RSL's magnificent display was dazzling in its 4-2 win over Portland Sunday night, and dizzying to the Timbers.

Real Sports Live ‏@RSL4Utah

We raised the bar this week... @OriginalWinger vs @AlexiLalas in the Crossbar Challenge:


Multimedia Highlights: Real Salt Lake vs Portland Timbers | Western Conference Final 1st Leg - November 10, 2013 RSL vs Portland Timbers, Postgame Press Conference with Jason Kreis - Western Conference Final 1st Leg RSL vs Portland Timbers, Postgame Reactions: Javier Morales RSL vs Portland Timbers, Postgame Reactions: Robbie Findley RSL vs Portland Timbers, Postgame Reactions: Devon Sandoval

ESPN 700: RSL vs Portland Postgame Show 11-10-13

ESPN 700: Ned Grabavoy Postgame 11-10-13

ESPN 700: Sebastian Velasquez Postgame 11-10-13 6 things we learned from this weekend | Playoff Central


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Playoff Recap: RSL 4-2 Portland Timbers Quote Sheet: RSL 4-2 Portland Timbers Mindful of their 2011 ambush in Seattle, Real Salt Lake say bunkering won't be an option at Portland Be aggressive: Real Salt Lake attack keeps humming against Portland Timbers' "very open" approach Armchair Analyst: Three things we learned from Real Salt Lake's smackdown of listless Portland Timbers Real Salt Lake 4, Portland Timbers 2 | MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Championship Recap Futty Danso's error just one ingredient in Portland Timbers' "recipe for disaster" vs. Real Salt Lake Late Frederic Piquionne goal infuses Portland Timbers with belief: "We can turn this thing around"

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL thumps Portland 4-2 in first leg of Western Conference final

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL takes down Portland 4-2

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kragthorpe: RSL’s depth delivers flurry of goals vs. Timbers

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL notes: Team’s first Sunday home game nearly sells out

Deseret News: Timber! RSL chops down Portland 4-2 in fantastic Game 1 performance

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake vs. Portland report card: RSL wins leg 1 of Western Conference Finals

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake notebook: Forward Robbie Findley delivers in a big way against Portland

Deseret News: Brad Rock: RSL owner in 'charitable mood' negotiating with coach Jason Kreis RSL beats Portland 4-2, takes lead in Western Conference Final series

ABC 4: RSL cuts down Timbers in Western Conference Finals Real Salt Lake dismantles Portland, 4-2, in first leg of MLS Western Conference finals

ESPN FC: Three Thoughts: Real Salt Lake-Portland Timbers

Pro Soccer Talk: What We Learned from Real Salt Lake’s dismantling of the Portland Timbers

Pro Soccer Talk: Real Salt Lake Man of the Match: Javier Morales

Pro Soccer Talk: Four-goal night leaves Real Salt Lake up two on Portland after West’s first leg RSL finds Portland's weak link and takes control

Soccer by Ives: RSL roll in first leg but late goal gives Timbers hope

Soccer Wire: Lessons learned from Real Salt Lake 4-2 Portland Timbers


For the Fans, By the Fans

 RSL Soapbox: Domineering RSL beat Portland 4-2 in home leg of Western Conference Final

Real Nation: Big Win Over Portland


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: Real Salt Lake take a leg up on Portland Timbers in MLS playoffs Sporting KC have war wounds to show for physical first leg vs. Houston, welcome more in second Running on fumes: Fatigued Houston Dynamo happy to recharge, send series back to Kansas City even Report: Tab Ramos gets new deal as United States Under-20 national team coach American Exports: Aron Johannsson bags a brace to take tally to 14, but AZ Alkmaar fall out of first place American Exports: Tijuana Yanks may have to prove themselves again after coach Jorge Almiron departs USMNT: Jurgen Klinsmann calls 23-man roster for upcoming friendlies vs. Scotland, Austria

Pro Soccer Talk: Jurgen Klinsmann opts for Euro-heavy squad for friendlies with Scotland, Austria