Real Salt Lake 0 vs. FC Dallas 1_
July 23, 2022; Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah
Real Salt Lake (9-7-6, 33 points); FC Dallas (8-6-8, 32 pts)_
Man of the Match: Midfielder Jefferson Savarino continued his dynamic stretch of play, leading the team in shots with seven and added two key passes, the second-most of any Real Salt Lake Player. The Venezuelan’s best chance came in the sixth minute on a diving header inside the six that was smothered by FC Dallas’s goalkeeper. He also provided the service on the near goal from Sergio Cordova in the seventh minute.
Telling Stat: Real Salt Lake led in every offensive statistical category, with more than twice as many shots, shots on target, and minutes of possession. The Claret-and-Cobalt outshot FC Dallas 25 to 7, won 7 corners compared to their opponents 2, all while owning nearly 70% of possession.
What You Missed: Real Salt Lake fell to FC Dallas 1-0, having their season-opening 10-game unbeaten streak at Rio Tinto Stadium snapped. The fans showed up for the 11th straight sellout of the season, but RSL couldn’t find the back of the net, despite firing off 25 shots, more than triple what FC Dallas was able to attempt.
What’s Next: Real Salt Lake will head out on the road to face the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday, July 30 with kickoff set for 8:00 p.m. MT. The Claret-and-Cobalt will then return home on Saturday, August 6 to face the league-leading LAFC. Tickets are available at rsl.com/tickets