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MLS REGULAR SEASON – RSL @ VANCOUVER – SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011 REVS‟ HISTORIC TRIFECTA: According to the Elias Sports Bureau, New England‟s trio of goals on July 4 marked the first time in 48 games that RSL had allowed more than two goals, the longest streak in MLS history … RSL had not conceded three or more goals to a league opponent since Sept. 26, 2009 in an 0-3 loss at Dallas … The previous time RSL allowed three goals at home to an MLS side? … A span of 56 regular-season games dating back to October 6, 2007, in a 2-3 loss to Chivas USA, that year‟s Western Conference #1 seed …

TWO-GOAL COMEBACKS: Real Salt Lake emerged with a point on July 4 for the sixth time in club history after spotting the opposition a two-goal lead … Four of the six 2-goal comebacks have occurred at home, with three of the four happening as precursors to the Independence Day or Pioneer Day fireworks shows … This week‟s NE comeback was the second to occur on July 4, as former captain Jason Kreis tallied a 90‟ PK v NY to salvage a 2-2 draw … In last year‟s regular-season finale at rival Colorado, Saborio scored twice in secondhalf stoppage time to retain the Rocky Mountain Cup for holders RSL … The only win of the six came against Dallas … In 2009, RSL stormed back from a 0-2 deficit at halftime to visiting Dallas on Pioneer Day to score four in an incredible second half, which saw GK Nick Rimando stone a Jeff nd Cunningham PK and Yura Movsisyan notch a 2 -half brace … The list: 7/4/2005 v NY: T 2-2 RSL: Trembly (78) Kreis (90); MET: Razov (44) Magee (48) 10/8/2005 @ SJ: T 2-2 RSL: Novak (64) Williams (73); SJ: De Rosario (38) Nash (44) 05/05/2007 v NY: T 3-3 RSL: Klein (61) Cunningham (90) C. Brown (90); NY: Richards (12) Mathis (28,83)

RSL “BRACING” FOR SUCCESS: With FW Alvaro Saborio‟s two-goal „brace‟ on June 28 vs TOR, RSL has now seen 19 of its 29 multi-goal performances occur at home in its 201-game MLS regular-season game, 12game CCL and 12-game Open Cup histories … The multith goal game was Saborio‟s 6 cross all competitions, ahead of Jeff Cunningham (5) and Javier Morales‟ tie with Robbie Findley with four “braces,” while Yura Movsisyan and Jason Kreis each had 2, ahead of Paulo Junior, Will Johnson, Kyle Beckerman, Atiba Harris, Chris Brown and Fabian Espíndola, who have each also scored 2 or more times in a game … When an RSL player scores 2 or more goals in a game, the team has posted a 20-3-4 all-time mark … Besides the 4-5 loss at Cruz Azul in CCL play and the 4-6 loss at Minnesota in Open Cup action, when was the lone MLS loss? … June 17, 2007, when Chris Brown‟s brace @LA was wasted in a 2-3 loss: G Player 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2

Álvaro Saborío Javier Morales Javier Morales Álvaro Saborío Paulo Junior Will Johnson Álvaro Saborío Álvaro Saborío Javier Morales Álvaro Saborío Álvaro Saborío Javier Morales Robbie Findley Yura Movsisyan Robbie Findley Robbie Findley Yura Movsisyan Fabian Espindola Kyle Beckerman Robbie Findley Chris Brown Jeff Cunningham Atiba Harris Jeff Cunningham Jeff Cunningham Jeff Cunningham Jeff Cunningham Jason Kreis Jason Kreis

*CONCACAF Champions League

07/24/2009 v DAL: W 4-2 RSL: Movsisyan (55,90) Findley (62) own goal (88); DAL: Cunningham (13) van den Bergh (21) 10/23/2010 @ COL: T 2-2 RSL: Saborio (90,90); COL: Cummings (16) Casey (50) 07/04/2011 v NE: T 3-3 RSL: Johnson (24) Saborio (56) Espindola (83); NE: Lekic (4) Tierney (16) Joseph (63)

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Opponent Result vs. TOR vs. LA vs. CLB @ COL vs. CAZ @ AUO @ CAZ vs. AUO vs. CLB vs. NE vs. HOU @ SJ vs. CLB vs. DAL vs. CHV vs. COL @ SJ vs. COL vs. DC vs. DC @ LA vs. DAL @ KC @ COL vs. DC vs. CHI @ LA @ MIN vs. SJ

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MLS-Game-Guide_07-16-11_VANvRSL.pdf  
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The MLS Game Guide (Media Notes) in advance of the MLS regular season game between Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Real Salt Lake on Saturday, Ju...

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