Real Salt Lake News Stand: March 9

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

HIGHLIGHTS :: #RSL 1 : 0 at LA (@JoaoPlata10 goal in 80’ - assists @KyleBeckerman / #theKid Cole Grossman) … #3points …

Paul Carr ‏@PCarrESPN

With last night's win in L.A., @RealSaltLake is the first club to win five straight @MLS season openers.

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

Cassar's first win, Plata's goal, Rimando's stoppage-time PK save ... quite an opening night. My gamer from StubHub: …

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL GK @nickrimando ... Picture says it all = #theBest v PKs, opponents 26-for-38 all-time…

Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

So that was rad.

Luke Mulholland ‏@LukeMulholland8 

Delighted with the win tonight, felt great to make my debut for @RealSaltLake & nearly have a goal

Jordan Allen ‏@jayalllen

3 points to start off the season and my debut for the club that has always shown faith in me #RSL #Blessed


Multimedia Highlights: Real Salt Lake at LA Galaxy - March 8, 2014 Highlights: LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake

ABC 4: Rimando saves RSL season opener, 1-0

ESPN 700: RSL Postgame Show – 3-8-14

ESPN 700: Nick Rimando Postgame – 3-8-14

ESPN 700: Jeff Cassar Postgame – 3-8-14


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Recap: RSL 1-0 LA Galaxy New boss, same heroics: Rimando dazzles Cassar in his RSL coaching debut Quote Sheet: RSL 1-0 LA Galaxy LA Galaxy 0, Real Salt Lake 1 | MLS Match Recap

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake beats Galaxy 1-0 to open Cassar era

Deseret News: RSL beats Galaxy on PK save from Rimando, goal by Plata in season opener Rimando denies Donovan MLS record-setting goal, late Keane penalty in RSL win LA Galaxy Gift Real Salt Lake Three Points in Season Opener


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL victorious over LA Galaxy in nervy 1-0 win on Plata goal, Rimando save

RSL Soapbox: Aaron Maund surprisingly starts in season opener against LA Galaxy


MLS, Other News & Notes LA Galaxy kicking themselves over litany of wasted chances in loss to Real Salt Lake Portland Timbers' Caleb Porter hopes hard-earned equalizer vs. Philadelphia "opens the floodgates" Philadelphia Union rue late goal, bid for upset over Portland Timbers: "We let it slip out of our grasp" Portland Timbers 1, Philadelphia Union 1 | MLS Match Recap Houston Dynamo forward Will Bruin answers his critics with brace vs. Revs: "I know I can score goals" New England Revolution's Jay Heaps has no excuses after Houston rout: "Not good on all fronts" Houston Dynamo 4, New England Revolution 0 | MLS Match Recap FC Dallas hail Mauro Diaz's huge game vs. Montreal: "He's everything you look for in a No. 10" Montreal Impact rue "soft goals" in loss at FC Dallas, but see plenty to build upon in 2014 opener FC Dallas 3, Montreal Impact 2 | MLS Match Recap Vancouver Whitecaps' Carl Robinson relishes win in first game in charge: "It was written in the stars" New York Red Bulls' Mike Petke takes blame after humbling season-opening loss in Vancouver Vancouver Whitecaps 4, New York Red Bulls 1 | MLS Match Recap New faces lead to communication issues for DC United backline in Crew loss Columbus Crew's debut coach Gregg Berhalter: Win is special, but we need to keep moving DC United 0, Columbus Crew 3 | MLS Match Recap Seattle Sounders journeyman Chad Barrett saves the day in win over Sporting Kansas City Costly defensive lapse dooms Sporting Kansas City in loss to Seattle Sounders Seattle Sounders 1, Sporting Kansas City 0 | MLS Match Recap Three Things: How the Seattle Sounders got it right & Sporting KC didn't | Armchair Analyst Colorado Rapids icon Pablo Mastroeni arrives at dream moment with new role as head coach

ESPN FC: Sounders turn page on disappointing 2013 with bright start