SANDY, Utah (Friday, September 28, 2018) – Real Salt Lake (13-11-6, 45 pts., 5th West) returns to the road for a nationally-televised match on Sunday against rival Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park. RSL is in the midst of a playoff chase and will be playing in its first match on FS1 this season, going up against SKC in a premier Western Conference matchup. RSL is unbeaten in the last three matches against Kansas City at 2-0-1 – with all three meetings at Rio Tinto Stadium. After a 2-0 loss in Atlanta last week, Salt Lake halted a three-game winning streak and two-game road winning streak. Since July 4, RSL is 6-3-4, jockeying for playoff position with just four games left in the regular season. Meanwhile, Sporting Kansas City is second in the West at 15-8-6, but has lost two of the last four matches, including a 2-0 road loss to the Philadelphia Union last week. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. MT with national television coverage on FS1.
RSL is fifth in the Western Conference playoff race entering the final month of the season. The club is now 4-2-4 in the last ten matches, keeping pace in the West as teams vie for postseason berths and home-field advantage in the playoffs.
How to Follow Real Salt Lake at Sporting Kansas City – Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
- Kickoff: 3:00 p.m. MT
- National TV: FS1 w/ John Strong and Stuart Holden w/ Katie Witham
- Local TV: None
- Digital Streaming: None
- English Radio: ESPN 700 (4:00 p.m. MT) – Bill Riley & Jay Nolly, w/ Tom Hackett & Spencer Warne (pre-/post-game)
- Spanish Radio: 104.7 /107.1 FM – Fernando Hortal, German Hortal & Carlos Artiles
Game Notes for Saturday’s RSL v Sporting Kansas City Game Available Online
The link to the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Saturday’s contest between Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City is available HERE. If you have any problems obtaining the document, would prefer to receive it as an attachment, or are seeking more information on the match, please contact Matt Gaschk in RSL Communications via email at mgaschk@RSL.com.