2021 AFCU Highlights: SJ vs RSL 9/15/21

On the heels of a dramatic 4-3 victory over San Jose Earthquakes, Real Salt Lake had two players named to MLSsoccer.com’s Team of the Week for Week 25 of the regular season. Captain Albert Rusnák was selected as a starter and Rubio Rubin earned himself a place on the bench.

Rusnak contributed a goal and two assists, while also setting up Rubin’s second goal of the night. Meanwhile, Rubin netted a brace, including the team’s game-winning goal in the 81st minute.

Below is MLSsoccer.com’s full Team of the Week for Week 25 lined up in a 3-4-3 formation:

F: Ola Kamara (DC), Josef Martinez (ATL), Romell Quioto (MTL)

M: Johnny Russell (SKC), Javier “Chofis” Lopez (SJ), Albert Rusnak (RSL), Jader Obrian (DAL)

D: Christian Makoun (MIA), Alan Franco (ATL), Jonathan Mensah (CLB)

GK: Michael Nelson (HOU)

Bench: Bill Hamid (DC), Jose Cifuentes (LAFC), Sebastian Blanco (POR), Djordje Mihailovic (MTL), Jesus Medina (NYC), Ezequiel Barco (ATL), Rubio Rubin (RSL)

Coach: Peter Vermes (SKC)

Real Salt Lake returns to Rio Tinto Stadium this Saturday, September 18 to face Seattle Sounders at 7:30 p.m. MT. The match can be viewed live locally on KMYU and on the KSL TV app and ESPN700 radio.