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U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – 2011 RSL GAME #25

Real Salt Lake

(8-3-6, 30 pts, 4th West)

at FC Dallas

(10-5-4, 34 pts, 2nd West) Tuesday, July 12, 2011 – Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX – 7:00 p.m. MT VIDEO: RADIO:

FCDallas.com w/ Bobby Rhine & Steve Jolley ESPN 700 Sports Radio w/ Bill Riley & Mark Dodd America First Credit Union Pre-Game Show @ 6:00 p.m. w/ Brian Dunseth & The Guv Juan 106.1 FM / ESPN-Deportes 1600 AM w/ Nelson Moran & Fernando Hortal

PROBABLE STARTERS 7/12 v DALLAS RSL (4-4-2 diamond, R  L): GK: Rimando DF: Beltran, Olave, Borchers, Wingert MF: Beckerman; Grabavoy, Johnson; Williams; FW: Saborio, Espindola

RSL REVENGE TOUR ROLLS TO DALLAS: RSL and Dallas face off Tuesday for the second time in 72 hours, with the Utah side capturing a 2-0 win in MLS play Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium courtesy of goals by MF Andy Williams and FW Fabian Espindola in the second half … In regularseason home play against Dallas, RSL is now 4-0-1 at Rio Tinto Stadium, outscoring them 11-3 … In yet another rematch of last year‟s Western Conference Semifinals – in which Dallas eliminated RSL by a 3-2 aggregate score – the teams now square off in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinals at Pizza Hut Park, a place where RSL has never won, the Claret-and-Cobalt winless and 0-9-1 all-time in the MetroPlex … Earlier this season, Real Salt Lake earned its first-ever point in North Texas against FC Dallas, gutting out a 0-0 draw on May 22 despite an hour & 52 minute lightning delay … Now, RSL must emerge victorious Tuesday for the right to host the Los Angeles/Seattle winner on August 30 in the Open Cup Semifinals … Tuesday’s game between RSL and Dallas kicks off at 7:00 p.m. MT and will be streamed live via FCDallas.com and on RSL‟s official radio partners – ESPN 700 Sports Radio and ESPN Deportes 1600 AM / Juan 106.1 FM …

RSL INJURY REPORT (as of 7/10/11) OUT: MF Javier Morales (L ankle fracture dislocation); FW Paulo Jr. (L hamstring strain) DOUBTFUL: QUESTIONABLE: PROBABLE: FW Alvaro Saborio (R knee swelling); FW Fabian Espindola (L hamstring strain); FW Arturo Alvarez (R hamstring strain)

RARE BACK-TO-BACKS vs SINGLE OPPONENT: The July 9/12 MLS / Open Cup back-to-back games for RSL vs Dallas are a rarity in the team‟s 250-game history, but not unprecedented … Earlier this season, RSL faced Columbus in CONCACAF Champions League play on Feb. 22 / March 1, drawing first on the road and returning home for a 4-1 win to advance to the Semifinals … Last year, RSL played two games three days apart against D.C. United, dropping the Open Cup game before bouncing back for a 0-0 draw in MLS play … Back in 2006, RSL lost an Open Cup game to Colorado, 0-1 at home, before winning the MLS game a week later on the road with a 4-1 win … The list, RSL now sporting a 7-4-4 mark all-time: RSL Back-to-Back Games vs Same Team Yr Opponent Gm 1 Gm 2 2011 2011 2010 2010 2009 2008 2006 2006

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U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 METROPLEX MISERY FOR RSL: This May‟s scoreless

SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL – RSL REWIND: Real

draw at Pizza Hut Park might be the best-ever RSL performance in Dallas, despite the two-hour lightning delay and a paucity of offensive opportunity for either team … Despite the lightning and last year‟s Morales ejection during the postseason, RSL remembers Dallas for late heroics (Dominic Oduro), fantastic bombs from distance (Chris Gbandi, Arturo Alvarez) and a consolation penalty kick (Freddy Adu) … The list of all-time results in North Texas:

Salt Lake went a long way in climbing back to the top of the Western Conference table Saturday night, the Utah side knocking off rival FC Dallas 2-0 in front of 17,734 fans at Rio Tinto Stadium …

Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas All-Time Results =============================== Real Salt Lake record: 7-12-2 Home games: 7-3-1 (21 GF, 12 GA) Road games: 0-9-1 (6 GF, 20 GA) 04/23/2005 09/18/2005 04/08/2006 09/23/2006 05/20/2007 05/24/2008 09/26/2009 07/17/2010 10/30/2010 05/22/2011

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After a scoreless – and physical – first half in Sandy, Real Salt Lake (8-3-6, 30 pts; 4th in West) broke the deadlock against FC Dallas (10-5-4, 34 pts.; 2nd in West) just moments into the second half when MF Andy Williams connected from range to beat GK Kevin Hartman, who bobbled the dipping shot and couldn‟t corral the ball before it trickled over the goal line … Dallas would have a golden chance to equalize in the 84th minute, when a run from MF Brek Shea would bring RSL GK Nick Rimando out of position … After making a run into the box, Shea left the ball off for MF Jackson in front of an open net, only to see his teammate tap the ball towards goal before DF Chris Wingert raced in to make a goal line save to keep RSL‟s 1-0 lead intact …

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In last year‟s postseason meeting at Pizza Hut Park, FW Fabian Espindola set up RSL with a dream start in the first leg of the 2010 MLS Cup Playoff Western Conference Semifinals, th scoring on a curling blast in the 7 minute …

The home side would seal the victory in stoppage time, when MF Will Johnson would connect with FW Fabian Espíndola to put the game out of reach … Upon receiving the pass from Johnson, Espindola was able to shake the Dallas defense and beat Hartman near-post in the closing moments of the match for his team-leading sixth goal in MLS play this season …

But victory was not in the cards, as RSL suffered its sixth 1-2 loss at Pizza Hut Park in nine all-time attempts, with Dallas scoring goals at the death in each half to take the one-goal aggregate lead …

• Williams‟ goal in the 47th minute was his second of the season and his first in 13 MLS regular season games, his previous tally coming during the 4-1 win over LA at home back on March 26;

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Dallas sub Eric Avila scored a stunning goal in the 88 minute to give the home side a dramatic win, as Avila found the back of the net on his first touch barely a minute after coming on … After Espindola‟s curling blast inside the left post from the edge of the area set up RSL early, it was former RSL striker and nemesis Jeff Cunningham skipping through a trio of RSL defenders in the penalty area and hammering a shot under Rimando … Each team was left a man down with a six-minute span in the second half, RSL's Javier Morales sent off with a second caution, and FCD's Atiba Harris after a high elbow in a midfield challenge … That set the stage for Avila, who picked up the ball in midfield and after a long run let fly with a searing drive from outside the box for the Dallas win …

• Kyle Beckerman assisted Williams on the opening goal, giving the RSL captain his team-high fourth assist this season, breaking a tie with MF Collen Warner in the category … It was Beckerman‟s third helper in as many games, following up on his pair of assists in RSL‟s 3-1 win over Toronto FC two weekends ago on June 25; • Espíndola‟s stoppage time goal pushed his teamhigh goal total in MLS play to six … The red-hot Argentine striker has now scored in back-to-back games and found the back of the net five times in his last seven league appearances; • The shutout was RSL‟s ninth in league play this season and Nick Rimando‟s eighth of 2011, with the last clean-sheet coming on June 22 in a scoreless draw at Chicago … Rimando trails only his opposite number from Dallas, Kevin Hartman (9), by one for the league lead in shutouts … The clean sheet also marked the first time Dallas has failed to score since the club hosted RSL back on May 22, when the two sides played to a scoreless draw … Rimando (82) and Hartman (101) are also 1-2 on the League‟s career shutout list …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 “THIS IS YOUR LIFE, JASON KREIS”: For RSL Head

KREIS BURNED UP THE DALLAS NETS : RSL Head

Coach Jason Kreis, the eight days from July 4-12, 2011 mark a walk down memory lane, starting with the July 4 post-game retirement of the iconic #9 jersey worn for RSL (and earlier for Dallas) by one of Major League Soccer‟s pioneers … Jason‟s family, friends and his legendary youth coach, Gary Williamson, who now calls North Texas home, were all on hand for the occasion …

Coach Jason Kreis is FC Dallas‟ all-time leader in every significant scoring and service category, leading RSL against the team for which he played 247 games from 1996-2004 and won the League‟s 1999 MVP award, becoming the firstever American-born player to do so … RSL Assistant Coach Jeff Cassar also played and coached for Dallas at various stints between 1996-2007, while RSL GM Garth Lagerwey joined Kreis and Cassar for Dallas‟ lone championship – the 1997 U.S. Open Cup side … RSL Assistant Coach Miles Joseph also played in Dallas during the 2001 MLS season …

On Saturday, July 9, RSL defeated Kreis‟ former team, FC Dallas, 2-0 in a critical match for RSL in the Supporters Shield race, before heading to the MetroPlex for Tuesday‟s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game at Pizza Hut Park … Kreis played nine seasons in Dallas, winning the MLS MVP Award in 1999, becoming the first American-born player to do (and one of only three in the League‟s first 15 years) … Both of Kreis‟ sons – Jake and Kason – were born in Dallas, where Jason scored 91 of his 108 career goals, and helped bring the Burn its lone title of any kind, the 1997 U.S. Open Cup … Kreis teammates on that Burn squad that hoisted the Dewar Trophy? – current RSL GM Garth Lagerwey and current RSL Assistant Coach Jeff Cassar …

JASON KREIS WEEK KICKED OFF POST-GAME: RSL Founder Dave Checketts and Co-Owner Dell Loy Hansen joined members of the Kreis family and other figures from the legendary striker‟s soccer career to share their memories of RSL‟s first-ever player, Original Captain and second-ever Head Coach … After signing with Real Salt Lake on November 17, 2004 (acquired from Dallas for future considerations), Kreis became the most iconic figure in Real Salt Lake’s now seven-year history, with his milestones on the playing field in Claret-and-Cobalt from 2005-2007 including scoring the first goal in club history on April 9, 2005 (vs. LA) and becoming the first MLS player to score 100 goals in league play (Aug. 13, 2005 vs. KC) … Kreis would give up the captain‟s armband and hang up his cleats for good on May 3, 2007, as the League’s all-time leading scorer with 108 career goals, making a player‟s ultimate sacrifice by going from the field to the sideline in order to become Real Salt Lake‟s second-ever head coach … Now in his fifth season as RSL‟s sideline boss, the Omaha, Neb., native has flourished in the role, the Utah side‟s steady ascension from league doormat to MLS powerhouse … Highlights include Kreis leading the team to its first postseason berth in 2008, becoming the youngest coach to win an MLS Cup title in 2009, and helping the squad to unprecedented heights for an MLS team by reaching the Finals of the 2010/11 CONCACAF Champions League this past April …

On the field, current RSL M/F Arturo Alvarez scored 11 goals in 76 games for Dallas from 2005-08, years which included several appearances in the U.S. Open Cup, Alvarez appearing in both of Dallas‟ finals, scoring a goal in 2007 …

RSL’s BIG D CONNECTIONS: While Kreis‟ exploits in the old Dallas Burn black-and-red are well-documented, the new-era FC Dallas “Hoops” have shed ¾ of their oncedecidedly RSL feel as the organization‟s inaugural head coach, John Ellinger, is Dallas‟ top assistant … Ellinger posted a 15-37-16 record from 2005-07 in Salt Lake, while Cunningham scored 19 goals and added 11 assists in 38 games in 2006-07, becoming the only RSL player to earn MLS Best XI honors for his 16-goal 2006 campaign … Harris posted 4 goals and 2 assists in 43 games for RSL from 2006-07 … Last year, former RSL forwards Jeff Cunningham and Atiba Harris regularly started for Dallas, but both moved on this past offseason … Injured DF Kyle Davies also enjoyed a brief membership with RSL prior to being traded to Dallas last year, and waived by the “Hoops” earlier this season …

FC DALLAS STREAK-SNAPPERS: During last year‟s MLS Cup title defense, RSL dropped just two of its 26 league games after May 1, posting a mark of 14-2-10 and outscoring opponents 39-14 – with the lone losses both coming at Dallas on July 17 and Oct. 30 … Prior to the first DAL loss, RSL was enjoying a 10-game unbeaten streak in MLS play, while another streak – 14 games without a loss – was snapped in Leg 1 of the West Semifinal Series at Dallas …

RETURNING THE FAVOR: Real Salt Lake, on the other hand, snapped FC Dallas‟ MLS-record 19-game unbeaten streak last October at Rio Tinto Stadium, Schellas‟ Hyndman‟s team not losing since mid-May … In Dallas‟s last visit to the Wasatch Front, the team drew RSL 1-1 in the second leg of the 2010 MLS Cup Playoff Quarterfinals to win 3-2 on aggregate …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 OPEN CUP ROAD POSSIBLE RETURN TO CCL: For the first time since 2006, Real Salt Lake participates in the official Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tourney, after failing to emerge from MLS qualifying rounds in 2007-10 … As has been the case in recent years, the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Champion receives entry into the preliminary round for the 2012/13 edition of CONCACAF Champions League … All-time in Open Cup-related play, RSL is just 4-6-1, scoring 20 goals and conceding 22 … Against lowerdivision teams, RSL is now 2-1-0 in Open Cup action, losing 4-6 at Minnesota in 2005 (despite a Jason Kreis hat trick) before defeating the USL Virginia Beach Mariners 2-1 at home in 2006 … Both games went 120 minutes after being tied in regulation …

THE RING IS THE THING: While Real Salt Lake might not have seen much success during its first six runs in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, that doesn‟t mean some of its roster has not had the chance to lift the coveted Dewar Trophy before … Rookie RSL Assistant Coach C.J. Brown won an incredible four U.S. Open Cup titles during his 13year career with the Chicago Fire, in 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2006 … One of his teammates in 2003 – MF Andy Williams – is the lone remaining “RSL Original” from the team‟s 2005 expansion year … Williams won a ring in 2003 with the Fire, as did MF Ned Grabavoy during his rookie season in LA in 2005 … A trio of RSL Technical Staff members – GM Garth Lagerwey, Head Coach Jason Kreis & Asst. Coach Jeff Cassar – were all members of the 1997 U.S. Open Cup-winning Dallas Burn … RSL Captain Kyle Beckerman and GK Nick Rimando each played for the ring with the 2000 Miami Fusion, which lost in the final to Brown and Chicago … M/F Arturo Alvarez lost two USOC finals with Dallas, in 2005 and 2007, the Salvadoran National Teamer scoring in the ‟07 Final … In all, the five current RSL players have helped their teams make a combined 10 LHUSOC Final appearances … Current RSL Open Cup finalists (*won title): M/F Arturo Alvarez: 2005 (DAL), 2007 (DAL) MF Ned Grabavoy: 2005 (LA)* MF Kyle Beckerman: 2000 (MIA) GK Nick Rimando: 2000 (MIA) MF Andy Williams: 1998 (CLB), 2000 (MIA), 2001 (NE), 2003 (CHI)*, 2004 (CHI)

OPEN CUP ROAD CONTINUES: For RSL to achieve its goal of utilizing an Open Cup title as a means back to the CONCACAF Champions League, it will have to emerge victorious in four games, including last Tuesday‟s 2-0 win against Wilmington … RSL is now paired on July 12 in the Quarterfinal Round against MLS rival FC Dallas … and would host the Semifinal on Aug. 30 against the LA/Seattle winner … The LHUSOC Final is slated for October 4, with the RSL/DAL v LA/SEA winner facing NY/CHI/KC or Richmond) …

ALL YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE OPEN CUP, BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK: Dating back to 1914, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is the oldest cup competition in United States soccer and is among the oldest in the world … Open to all affiliated amateur and professional teams in the United States, the annual U.S. Open Cup is a 97-year-old single-elimination tournament … The U.S. Open Cup is similar to domestic cup competitions popular throughout Europe, South America and the rest of the world … Cup competitions, which usually run concurrent with a country‟s league season, are open in the early stages to any club that can qualify, giving local amateur teams a chance to compete against the best teams a country has to offer … This year again guarantees the “David vs. Goliath” matchups tournament fans have desired, as the eight MLS teams which advance to the 40-team tournament proper will take on survivors from the USL and amateur ranks during the competition‟s “Round of 16” in mid-June … Since its inception in 1996, Major League Soccer teams have won 14 of the last 15 U.S. Open Cup titles …

MLS TEAMS IN THE “PRO ERA” OPEN CUP: Year Champion 2010 Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) 2009 Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) 2008 D.C. United (MLS) 2007 N.E. Revolution (MLS) 2006 Chicago Fire (MLS) 2005 L.A. Galaxy (MLS) K.C. Wizards (MLS) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

Chicago Fire (MLS) Columbus Crew (MLS) L.A. Galaxy (MLS) Chicago Fire (MLS) Rochester Rhinos (A) Chicago Fire (MLS) Dallas Burn (MLS) D.C. United (MLS)

Score 2:1 2:1 2:1 3:2 3:1 1:0 1:0 (asdet) 1:0 1:0 2:1 (asdet) 2:1 2:0 2:1 (asdet) 0:0 (5 : 3 PKs) 3:0

Runner-Up Columbus Crew (MLS) D.C. United (MLS) Charleston (USL-1) FC Dallas (MLS) L.A. Galaxy (MLS) FC Dallas (MLS) Chicago Fire (MLS) MetroStars (MLS) L.A. Galaxy (MLS) N.E. Revolution (MLS) Miami Fusion (MLS) Colorado Rapids (MLS) Columbus Crew (MLS) D.C. United(MLS) Rochester Rhinos (A)

YOU GOTTA FOLLOW THE RULES … In the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, some rules and regulations differ from the MLS regular season … Should a match finish tied at the end of regulation, the game will go to a 30-minute added time session (split into two 15-minute halves) which will be played in their entirety (i.e., NO golden goals) … Should the added time period not yield any scores, the match will be decided by the traditional “kicks from the penalty spot” tiebreaker as mandated per FIFA guidelines …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 IN SEARCH OF A TROPHY: In its history, Real Salt Lake has registered a 4-6-1 all-time Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup record (20 GF / 22 GA) in the competition‟s games/qualifiers across 2005-10 … That record includes five qualifiers: last June‟s 1-2 (aet) loss at D.C. United; last April‟s 3-3 draw (5-3 PKs to advance) at San Jose; the 1-4 road loss at Seattle to the eventual Open Cup champions; and 2008‟s 4-0 home win over then-expansion Earthquakes and the subsequent 0-2 loss @ Columbus … As RSL continues on its possible four-game road to the 2011 title, following is a year-by-year rundown of RSL‟s previous runs in U.S. Soccer‟s national championship tourney: 2010: Despite entering the year as the defending MLS Cup Champions, RSL was forced on the road to pursue Open Cup hardware due to its 11-12-7 regular-season MLS mark in 2009 … Last April 14 at San Jose, RSL stormed out to a 2-0 lead at Buck Shaw Stadium with goals by FW Robbie Findley and MF Nelson Gonzalez, but it was former Earthquake and current RSL player Arturo Alvarez that led the SJ comeback, scoring in the 88‟ to force overtime and assisting on a goal in 103‟ to give the „Quakes the lead … RSL battled back in OT, DF Nat Borchers heading home a Robbie Russell cross in the 118‟ to force PKs, where RSL won 5-3, GK Kyle Reynish saving the Alvarez effort in the st 1 frame to make the difference … Last June, RSL played at RFK Stadium against D.C. United to determine the final MLS spot in the Open Cup proper, just days before visiting the White House to celebrate its MLS Cup win in 2009 … With FW Robbie Findley away at the World Cup, captain Kyle Beckerman and perennial starters Andy Williams and Chris Wingert unavailable, RSL started a 4-5-1 with new faces and players in new positions … After a scoreless first 60 minutes, both sides wilting in extreme heat and humidity, RSL inserted MF Javier Morales, FW Fabian Espindola and FW Alvaro Saborio in the 63‟ to inject life into the RSL attack, switching back to the 4-4-2 diamond … D.C. scored first, however, on a 75‟ PK, as rookie MF Collen Warner was adjudged to have handled a Chris Pontius shot following a stellar Reynish save … RSL MF Will Johnson answered back with a PK of his own just 8 minutes later, and the sides went to extra time … Teenage RSL MF Luis Gil made his debut for the squad entering to start the OT, but it was another teen phenom – United‟s Andy Najar – that came on for the final 15 minutes and provided the goal that sent D.C. on to the tourney proper … 2009: RSL kicked off its qualifying road for the 2009 LHUSOC at Starfire Complex in Tukwila, WA, the Sounders‟ training field … Expansion Seattle won a coin toss to host RSL, the Western Conference finalist from the year prior … The Sounders scored goals three minutes apart – in each half – to tally a 4-1 win over RSL, Sebastian LeToux tallying two goals and two assists … MF Will Johnson scored an nd unassisted goal in the 32 minute to cut the Sounders lead in half after goals by LeToux (24‟) and Sanna Nyassi (26‟), but Roger Levesque (53‟) and LeToux (55‟) followed up in nd the 2 half …

2008: RSL kicked off its qualifying prospects for the 2008 U.S. Open Cup with a dominating, 4-0 late-April win at RiceEccles, as RSL MF Kyle Beckerman got the ball rolling with st rd goals in the 21 and 33 minutes … RSL would then punish the „Quakes off the kick-off seconds later, as FW Yura Movsisyan converted the turnover into RSL‟s second goal inside the minute to put the game out of reach … RSL MF Andy Williams made sure he maintained his Open Cup th scoring mastery, slotting home in the 90 minute to close out the scoring … GK Chris Seitz saw his initial first-team action of 2008 and recorded his first career clean sheet with his four-save effort … A month later in Columbus, Crew goals by Steven Lenhart (26‟) and Robbie Rogers (53‟) sandwiched th around a 49 -minute Dema Kovalenko red card ended RSL‟s 2008 Open Cup chances … 2007: RSL kicked off its run to the 2007 U.S. Open Cup on by taking a 2-1 overtime victory over the Kansas City Wizards in a “play-in” contest … A Jeff Cunningham penalty kick a dozen minutes in appeared as if it would stand th tall, but a goal by KC‟s Sasha Victorine in the 88 minute would send the match to added extra time … In the game‟s th 109 minute, Andy Williams again was the hero, finishing a nifty give-and-go from 15 yards out to lift RSL … In the next round, however, for the second consecutive season, RSL‟s Open Cup run ended at the hands of the hated Colorado Rapids, as two Jacob Peterson goals, including one 3 minutes into stoppage time, led the Rapids to a 2-1 win over th RSL … Chris Klein scored the 64 -minute equalizer in Jason Kreis‟ Open Cup coaching debut, but it wasn‟t enough to send the game into OT … 2006: Real Salt Lake saw added time once again in its 2006 USOC opener against another USL-1 side, Virginia Beach Mariners, but this time it was RSL getting the goal in rd overtime, as Andy Williams’ 93 -minute strike lifted the MLS side to a 2-1 win in the Third Round, marking its firstever USOC victory … RSL‟s run would be a short one, as the Utah side had the better of the play at home against Rocky Mountain Cup rival Colorado, but the Rapids‟ th Peterson got the only goal in a 1-0 win in a 4 Round affair … 2005: RSL saw its inaugural run in the 2005 Open Cup end abruptly, as tournament upstart Minnesota Thunder overcame a Jason Kreis hat trick – the only 3-goal performance in RSL history in all competitions, prior to Robbie Findley‟s effort in April „09 – to post a wild 6-4 upset in a Third Round match the USL First Division side took to a th 30-minute added time session thanks to an 88 minute equalizer …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

REAL SALT LAKE CAREER LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP STATS (4-6-1* all-time – 20 GF / 22 GA) *RSL advanced 5-3 on PKs in MLS / LHUSOC qualifier on 4/14/10 @ San Jose *** Includes 2007-2010 MLS Qualifying Rounds / Active RSL players in BOLD PLAYER Andy Williams Jason Kreis Jeff Cunningham Kyle Beckerman Will Johnson Jean Alexandre Tony Beltran Robbie Findley Jamie Watson Yura Movsisyan Chris Klein Nat Borchers Nelson Gonzalez Mehdi Ballouchy Chris Brown Matias Cordoba Matías Mantilla Tino Nuñez Seth Trembly Freddy Adu Nelson Akwari Nikolas Besagno Pablo Campos Jordan Cila Raphael Cox Kenny Cutler Brian Dunseth Luis Miguel Escalada Fabían Espíndola Tiger Fitzpatrick Willis Forko Luis Gil Ned Grabavoy Atiba Harris Duke Hashimoto David Horst Ryan Johnson Ian Joy Brian Kamler Jean-Martial Kipré Rauwshan McKenzie Dustin Kirby Cameron Knowles Dema Kovalenko Luke Kreamalmeyer Chris Lancos Clint Mathis Javier Morales Kevin Novak Jamison Olave Eddie Pope Robbie Russell Alvaro Saborío Chris Schuler Dipsy Selolwane Douglas Sequeira Jack Stewart Carey Talley Daniel Torres Collen Warner Dante Washington Chris Wingert Joey Worthen RSL totals Opponent totals

GP 9 2 3 5 4 4 6 4 4 2 3 4 2 4 5 2 2 2 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 5 1 1 3 1 3 1 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 1 3 2 2 2 4 2 2 1 1 3 3 2 3 1 2 2 11 11

GS 5 2 3 4 4 3 5 4 2 1 3 3 0 3 3 2 2 1 1 2 1 3 1 0 0 5 1 1 0 1 3 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 3 2 3 0 2 0 11 11

MIN 666 210 256 315 401 354 539 390 182 108 223 374 77 324 233 131 180 85 120 165 120 293 63 17 19 494 120 57 117 45 330 90 180 138 56 180 37 90 103 90 330 87 120 94 75 148 120 106 210 136 114 326 137 126 36 15 246 271 210 263 46 95 74 1140 1140

GP 3 4 1 3 11 10

GS 3 4 1 3 11 10

MIN 330 390 90 330 1140 1050

G 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 22

A 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 16

C 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 17 25

E 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

GAA 1.36 1.62 2.00 2.18 1.74 1.54

PG 1 1 0 0 2 3

PA 1 1 0 0 2 3

GAME-WINNING GOALS: Andy Williams 2, Kyle Beckerman 1, Tony Beltran 1 GAME-WINNING ASSISTS: Mehdi Ballouchy 1, Jeff Cunningham 1, Matías Mantilla 1, Jean Alexandre 1 PENALTY KICKS: Jeff Cunningham 2-2, Will Johnson 1-1 PK TIEBREAKER: Johnson 1-1; Beckerman 1-1; Findley 1-1; Russell 1-1; Williams 1-1

RSL INDIVIDUAL GOALKEEPING GOALKEEPER Kyle Reynish Chris Seitz Nick Rimando Jay Nolly RSL totals Opponent totals

GA 5 7 2 8 22 18

W 1 2 0 1 4 6

L 1 2 1 2 6 3

T 1 0 0 0 1 1

PKG 3 0 0 0 3 5

PKA 4 0 0 0 4 5

SO 1 1 0 0 2 2


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

REAL SALT LAKE CAREER 2011 MLS REGULAR SEASON STATS (8-3-6, 30 pts. – 4th in Western Conference)

UNF POS PLAYER 7 F Fabian Espindola 15 F Alvaro Saborio 23 F Paulo Araujo Jr. 11 M Javier Morales 8 M Will Johnson 77 M Andy Williams 5 M Kyle Beckerman 12 M Jean Alexandre 6 D Nat Borchers 22 M Nelson Gonzalez 4 D Jamison Olave 28 D Chris Schuler 26 M Collen Warner 3 D Robbie Russell 2 D Tony Beltran 17 D Chris Wingert 14 F Artur Aghasyan 10 M Arturo Alvarez 21 M Luis Gil 20 M Ned Grabavoy 30 D Rauwshan McKenzie 24 G Kyle Reynish 18 G Nick Rimando 1 G Tim Melia 25 F Donny Toia Team totals Opponent totals

GP 12 9 4 5 12 15 17 12 14 6 13 7 14 11 15 13 4 6 10 17 1 1 16 0 0 17 17

GS 10 9 2 5 10 8 15 7 14 2 13 6 9 9 13 12 1 4 4 16 1 1 16 0 0 17 17

MIN 811 772 194 405 960 890 1422 541 1173 174 1138 621 633 670 1210 1103 98 396 476 1400 90 90 1440 0 0 1530 1530

G 6 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 12

A 1 1 2 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 11

SHT 26 24 7 9 22 22 19 9 10 5 17 4 9 1 5 7 3 9 7 10 0 0 0 0 0 225 166

SOG 13 7 4 4 11 9 6 4 3 2 5 1 3 0 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 83 59

FC 4 17 5 5 9 14 22 18 4 4 20 5 16 6 5 19 5 8 5 18 0 0 0 0 0 209 215

FS 16 19 2 12 13 21 13 5 6 1 9 3 11 6 18 5 2 6 2 25 2 0 4 0 0 215 209

OFF 16 17 4 3 2 1 0 7 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 64 24

CK 0 0 0 28 7 24 12 0 0 13 0 0 11 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 97 64

C 2 1 0 1 4 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 26 31

GAME-WINNING GOALS: Andy Williams 1, Chris Schuler 1, Alvaro Saborio 1, Javier Morales 1 Will Johnson 1, Fabian Espindola 1, Kyle Beckerman 1, Jean Alexandre 1 GAME-WINNING ASSISTS: Kyle Beckerman 3, Collen Warner 2, Robbie Russell 1, Javier Morales 1 Nat Borchers 1, Tony Beltran 1, Paulo Araujo Jr. 1 PENALTY KICK GOALS/ATTEMPTS: Alvaro Saborio 1-1, Javier Morales 1-1, Fabian Espindola 1-1

REAL SALT LAKE INDIVIDUAL GOALKEEPING UNF POS GOALKEEPER 24 G Kyle Reynish 18 G Nick Rimando Team totals Opponent totals

GP 1 16 17 17

GS 1 16 17 17

MIN 90 1440 1530 1530

SHTS 2 57 59 83

SV 2 42 44 60

GA 0 12 12 23

GAA 0.00 0.75 0.71 1.35

PG 0 3 3 3

PA 0 3 3 3

W 1 7 8 3

L 0 3 3 8

* = Played with other teams in 2011. Only Real Salt Lake statistics listed here.

T 0 6 6 6

SO 1 8 9 4

E 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 NO REPEAT FOR RIOT ROMP OVER REVS: Real

WIN OVER DALLAS MAKES SIX STRAIGHT:

Salt Lake had enjoyed unparalleled success in recent years against the New England Revolution … RSL romped the visiting Revs in each of the last two visits to Rio Tinto Stadium, 6-0 in 2009 and 5-0 in 2010, the two largest margins of victory in RSL history … Monday‟s dramatic, come-from-behind 3-3 draw was certainly marred by the 3‟ Nat Borchers red card and the trio of Revolution goals scored on set pieces (PK, direct free kick and indirect free kick) …

Real Salt Lake‟s win Saturday enabled the team to extend its unbeaten run to six MLS games, the current streak marking the club‟s third-longest stretch without a loss in team history … The only longer streak occurred last year, when single-season runs of 10 and 14 games for Jason Kreis‟ team without a loss, the latter extended to 18 with its hot regular-season start this year:

All-time, RSL is now 6-4-4 against the Revs, after dropping the first two meetings back in 2005 … Aggregate scoreline in the 14 games: 28-18 … July 4 marked the th 200 regular-season MLS match for RSL, the team posting a 64-79-57 mark through its first six-and-a-half seasons, being outscored -10 on goal +/- (255/265) …

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) 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)

TEAM Real Real Real Real Real Real Real Real

Salt Salt Salt Salt Salt Salt Salt Salt

Lake Lake Lake Lake Lake Lake Lake Lake

STK 18 10 6 5 5 5 5 5

START 07/24/2010 05/01/2010 06/11/2011 07/26/2006 09/30/2006 05/31/2008 09/27/2008 06/06/2009

END 04/13/2011 07/08/2010 08/19/2006 04/14/2007 06/21/2008 10/25/2008 07/03/2009

RSL has already reached seven unbeaten in all competitions, winning its 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup debut on June 28 with a 2-0 win over the visiting Wilmington Hammerheads … RSL travels to Dallas on July 12 for the Open Cup QuarterFinal at Pizza Hut Park …

YELLOW-CARD PERIL NOW A CONCERN: Now is the time of the season when yellow-card caution accumulation is added to injuries and national team duty as reasons to force lineup shuffling, with RSL MF Will Johnson one caution away from the first suspension threshold (5 yellow cards) … By staying out of the officials‟ book July 4 vs. NE and Saturday vs Dallas, Johnson is eligible to earn the League‟s “Good Behavior” incentive, which slashes one caution from his total … Should Johnson go three consecutive MLS games without a yellow card (July 16 @ VAN will complete the trifecta), he will see a caution scrubbed from his record … DF Chris Wingert, DF Robbie Russell and M/F Jean Alexandre are each TWO cautions away from suspension …

BORCHERS RETURNS AFTER 3’ EJECTION: Nat Borchers‟ ejection in the 3‟ of the July 4 game was the earliest red card in RSL team history, five minutes ahead of the Jack Stewart ejection back on August 26, 2006, at Giants Stadium in NY … In that game, RSL made it to halftime tied 0-0, but allowed an Edson Buddle hat trick in nd a 21-minute span of the 2 half, with another three goals scored during the final 45 minutes …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 OTHER RED CARD MISCELLANY: In its history, RSL

RSL “BRACING” FOR SUCCESS: With FW Alvaro

has never played with just nine men due to disciplinary issues, and has now scored SEVEN short-handed goals (Jason Kreis, 7/4/05 v. NY; Chris Klein & Kreis, 9/16/06 v. DAL; a Chris Leitch own-goal on 7/3/09 v. SJ; Nelson Gonzalez late goal on 5/28/11 v. SEA; and the Johnson/Saborio goals Monday) …

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 …

All-time, RSL now has been victim of 30 red cards, succumbing to a -9 goal difference in a total of 632 minutes playing a man down … Incredibly, SIX of those nine goals came in one game, the 0-6 loss @NY in August th 2006 when DF Jack Stewart was tossed in the 8 minute …

SEEING RED, BUT TO LITTLE ADVANTAGE: Back on May 7, Real Salt Lake saw an opponent hit with multiple red cards for the third time in the team’s now 200-game MLS regular-season history, with the 65minute span with at least a one-man advantage the longest in club annals … For an incredible amount of 49 minutes, RSL enjoyed a TWO-MAN advantage over Chivas USA, playing 11-v9 in deadlocked fashion prior to Will Johnson’s th victory-clinching goal in the 87 minute … On only one nd prior occasion – Oct. 18, 2008, in the 2 -ever game at Rio Tinto Stadium – had RSL enjoyed a 2-man advantage over its opponent, but that was just for stoppage time of the team‟s 3-1 victory over FC Dallas, a game known primarily for Johnson‟s 2008 MLS Goal of the Year blast … On 25 occasions, RSL opponents have been subject to ejection, giving the Claret-and-Cobalt a total of 424 minutes with a man-advantage … During those minutes, RSL has seen a +9 goal difference …

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 …

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

Date 06/25/2011 03/26/2011 03/01/2011 10/23/2010 10/18/2010 09/25/2010 08/25/2010 08/18/2010 08/14/2010 07/02/2010 05/13/2010 03/27/2010 04/02/2009 07/24/2009 08/26/2009 10/24/2009 09/27/2008 08/29/2008 04/12/2008 06/23/2007 06/17/2007 04/07/2007 09/30/2006 08/09/2006 07/29/2006 06/03/2006 05/13/2006 07/13/2005 04/30/2005 &U.S. Open Cup

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

W W W T W W L W W W W W W W W W W W W W L T T W W W W L T

3-1 4-1 4-1* 2-2 3-1* 3-2* 4-5* 2-1* 2-0 5-0 3-1 3-0 4-1 4-2 4-0 3-0 3-2 2-0 4-0 2-1 2-3 2-2 3-3 4-1 2-1 3-1 3-0 4-6& 2-2


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 DEFENSE STILL DOMINATES … : Led by GK Nick

LATE DRAMA PART OF RSL DNA: MF Will

Rimando, the 2010 MLS Best XI center-back pairing of DF Nat Borchers and DF Jamison Olave and Captain Kyle Beckerman, the vaunted RSL defense has allowed one goal or fewer in 14 of its 17 MLS games this season, allowing 12 goals thus far, including three on PKs … Last year, RSL allowed just 20 goals in the 30-game regular season, setting a new standard in MLS annals and breaking the 2007 Houston Dynamo record …

Johnson‟s 87‟ game-winning goal vs. Chivas way back on th May 7 marked the 16 all-time go-ahead scored by RSL in the final 15 minutes of a regular-season MLS or CCL game … Two of the three RSL goals scored prior to that – Espindola‟s 93+ game-winner v COL and Morales‟ late equalizer at Monterrey – also meet the dramatic criteria … All-time lists for equalizers and GWG (active players in bold):

nd

Rimando recorded his 82 career shutout on July 9 vs DAL, 46 of which have now come in the RSL Claret-andCobalt … Rimando has eight of RSL‟s nine MLS clean sheets in 2011 (Reynish, April 9 @ NE), trailing Dallas‟ total of 10 (Kevin Hartman) … Rimando also had two shutouts in CONCACAF play earlier this year at Columbus and v Saprissa, while Reynish tallied the clean sheet in the 2011 Open Cup debut against Wilmington …

ATTACK PICKING UP STEAM: Due to the onslaught of injuries, suspension and Gold Cup duty, and despite scoring multiple goals in their last three games, RSL has still scored only 14 goals in the 11 games played since MF Javier Morales went down, after scoring a league-high 45 goals in 2010 … Kreis has continually praised FW Fabian Espíndola for stepping up and assuming the team‟s creative mantle in the absence of teammate and close friend Morales since the RSL talisman‟s devastating injury … On June 18 vs. D.C. United, Espindola tallied his team-high fourth goal of the season with a 38‟ PK after a United handball in the box th … The goal was Fabian’s 20 of his RSL career, nd vaulting him into sole possession of 2 place in the RSL scoring annals with Jeff Cunningham, now 9 behind leader Robbie Findley (29) … After tacking on goals in RSL‟s last two contests – a late equalizer in the 3-3 draw with New England (July 4) and the added-time insurance tally in a 2-0 win vs. FC Dallas (July 9), Espíndola has equaled his career season-high total of six goals in just 12 contests, nearly halving the 22 games it took to accomplish the same total last season … The feisty Argentine scored twice in nine appearances during RSL’s 2010/11 CCL run, and had a blistering effort to open last year‟s MLS Cup Playoffs at Dallas, his only career postseason goal in 8 appearances …

RSL EQUALIZERS AFTER 75’ (18 total) 95+ ................... Saborío, 10/23/10 @ COL (1-1 T) 94+ .................... Saborío, 04/10/10 v. SEA (2-2 T) 93+ ................. Borchers, 09/25/10 v. COL (1-1 T) 92+ .................. Johnson, 8/25/10 @ CAZ* (4-5 L) 92+....................... C. Brown, 5/05/07 v. NY (3-3 T) 91+‟ ................. Leitch (OG), 7/03/09 v. SJ (1-1 T) 90‟ ................Movsisyan, 10/15/08 @ COL (1-1 T) 90‟..................Cunningham, 7/29/06 v. DC (2-1 W) 90‟................................ Kreis, 7/4/05 v. NY (2-2 T) 89’.................. Morales, 04/20/11 @ MTY* (2-2 T) 89‟......................... Soto, 10/15/06 @ CHV (1-1 T) 89‟..............................Kreis, 4/15/06 v. NY (1-1 T) 88‟............................Kreis, 5/27/06 v. COL (2-2 T) 86’........................ Morales, 9/19/07 v. LA (2-2 T) 83’..........................Espindola, 7/4/1 v. NE (3-3 T) 81‟............................. Kreis, 9/30/06 @ KC (3-3 T) 78‟...................... Ballouchy, 5/20/06 v. KC (2-1 W) 75‟........................... Klein, 8/16/06 @ CLB (2-1 W) RSL GAME-WINNERS AFTER 75’ (16 total) 93+................ Espíndola, 04/13/11 v. COL (1-0 W) 92+..................... Saborío, 8/18/10 v. DAU* (2-1 W) 92+ ............... Cunningham, 7/29/06 v. DC (2-1 W) 90‟.......................... Talley, 8/16/06 @ CLB (2-1 W) 89’................ Espíndola, 05/22/10 @ CHV (2-1 W) 88‟................. Torres (OG), 7/24/09 v. DAL (4-2 W) 87’........................ Johnson, 5/7/11 v. CHV (1-0 W) 87‟........................ Findley, 7/28/08 v. TOR (2-1 W) 87‟..................... Findley, 10/20/07 @ COL (1-0 W) 84’........................ Saborío, 10/2/10 @ NE (2-1 W) 84‟....................... Findley, 8/04/07 v. HOU (1-0 W) 81‟...................... Dunseth, 4/16/05 v. COL (1-0 W) 80’......................... Morales, 6/09/10 v. LA (1-0 W) 80’...................... Williams, 10/14/09 v. NY (1-0 W) 80’ ........................ Morales, 4/11/09 v. DC (2-1 W) 80‟.................. Cunningham, 5/20/06 v. KC (2-1 W)


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 TIME FOR A NEW STREAK: In Major League

ALL-TIME RESULTS, WITHOUT JAVIER: Since the

Soccer‟s 16-year history, there have been 25 double-digit unbeaten regular-season streaks for its teams … Real Salt Lake’s historic 2010 season saw the squad amass runs of both 10 and 14 games, with the mid-April win vs. Colorado extending the latter streak to 18 games without a loss, one of the top three streaks in MLS history, just one game shy of matching the League standard …

talismanic Argentine Javier Morales‟ arrival on the Wasatch Front, RSL has played 37 MLS regularseason/playoff, CCL or Open Cup games without its playmaker, posting a 15-10-14 overall mark … Head Coach Jason Kreis‟ team has gone 11-9-12 in MLS reg. season play, 0-0-1 Playoff, 3-0-0 in CONCACAF and 1-1-1 in Open Cup sans Javi … Since the beginning of the 2009 season, that record is 13-7-11, including a surprising ability to score 2+ goals in 15 of those 31 games without Javier … The breakdown:

A year ago, FC Dallas matched the Columbus Crew’s 19-game run by not losing for 4 ½ months, then saw it crash to a halt by dropping an 0-2 decision at Rio Tinto Stadium … Dallas had the last laugh, however, ousting RSL in the teams‟ first-round MLS Cup Playoff matchup with a 3-2 aggregate win in October … The list: ALL-TIME MLS TEAM UNDEFEATED STREAK LEADERS TEAM

#

START

Dallas Columbus Real Salt Lake Los Angeles Los Angeles D.C. United San Jose D.C. United Chicago New England San Jose Miami Kansas City Los Angeles Los Angeles Houston Chicago Chivas USA Houston D.C. United Chicago Real Salt Lake Los Angeles Houston Houston

19 19 18 15 15 14 14 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10

05/27/2010 07/03/2004 07/24/2010 10/02/2009 09/07/1997 05/13/2006 07/20/2005 08/05/2007 10/23/2008 10/16/2004 04/28/2001 04/21/2001 03/25/2000 04/13/1996 10/09/1999 04/11/2009 09/08/2007 08/18/2007 06/03/2007 07/25/1999 05/16/1998 05/01/2010 04/11/2009 08/31/2008 05/27/2006

STOP

10/09/2010 04/02/2005 04/30/2011 06/05/2010 05/17/1998 07/22/2006 10/15/2005 10/13/2007 05/28/2009 06/11/2005 07/04/2001 07/04/2001 05/27/2000 06/26/1996 05/20/2000 06/20/2009 04/12/2008 10/11/2007 07/22/2007 09/25/1999 07/04/1998 07/08/2010 06/06/2009 03/21/2009 07/22/2006

MORALES A MARKED MAN IN MLS: Argentine playmaker Javier Morales has played 116 games for RSL (93 MLS regular-season, 8 playoff, 3 Open Cup, 12 CCL) … During that time, he has been the most-fouled player in the League (reg. season only), an indicator of the target on his back by opposing defenses … The list (from 8/29/07 to 5/7/11): Player Javier Morales - RSL Alejandro Moreno - CLB Eddie Gaven - CLB Robbie Rogers - CLB Guillermo Barros Schelotto - CLB

FS 211 199 189 172 163

DATE 09/19/2007 09/22/2007 09/29/2007 10/06/2007 10/15/2007 10/20/2007

OPP. Los Angeles Colorado at New York Chivas USA Houston at Colorado

RESULT T 2-2 W 1-0 T 2-2 L 2-3 L 0-1 W 1-0 (2-2-2 overall)

05/15/2008

at Colorado

L 0-2

04/28/2009 05/06/2009 06/06/2009 08/26/2009 08/29/2009 09/12/2009 09/19/2009 09/26/2009

@ Seattle Los Angeles Colorado Chivas USA at Kansas City Chicago at Houston at FC Dallas

L T T W W T L L

1-4* USOC 2-2 1-1 4-0 1-0 1-1 2-3 0-3 (2-3-3 overall)

04/14/2010 04/17/2010 04/24/2010 05/01/2010 05/08/2010 09/15/2010 09/18/2010 09/22/2010 09/25/2010 10/19/2010 11/06/2010

at San Jose at Los Angeles at Columbus Toronto FC Philadelphia Toronto FC Chicago at Arabe Unido Colorado Cruz Azul FC Dallas

T L L W W W W W T W T

3-3* 1-2 0-1 2-1 3-0 4-1^ 1-0 3-2^ 1-1 3-1^ 1-1&

04/09/2011 05/14/2011 05/22/2011 05/28/2011 06/04/2011 06/08/2011 06/11/2011 06/18/2011 06/22/2011 06/25/2011 06/28/2011 07/04/2011 07/09/2011 07/12/2011

at New England Houston at Dallas Seattle Vancouver Columbus at Phila. D.C. United at Chicago Toronto FC Wilmington New England FC Dallas at Dallas

W T T L W L T T T W W T W

2-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 2-0 1-2 1-1 1-1 0-0 3-1 2-0* USOC 3-3 2-0 * USOC (5-2-6 overall)

(0-1-0 overall)

USOC

CCL CCL CCL Playoff (6-2-3 overall)


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 ROAD OPTIMISM:

Despite the late collapse at Columbus and the difficult start at Philadelphia, Real Salt Lake – once the worst road team in the history of MLS – has earned points in 15 of its last 18 road games – the equivalent of an entire season – dating back to May, 2010 … The road forays have been low-scoring, as RSL has outscored opponents 14-12 goals in that span – while Jason Kreis‟ team has dropped just six of its last 28 overall if you include CONCACAF and MLS Cup Playoff road matches (and one loss, April 5 at Saprissa, still clinched the series for RSL) … This recent advent of road success places the squad‟s alltime regular season road mark at 16-57-25 (.260; 89 GF / 164 GA) … Since Kreis took over, RSL‟s MLS road mark is 12-33-20, with the four road wins in 2010 doubling the two earned in each of the 2007-09 seasons … Seven games down (2-2-3, 9 pts), 10 to go in 2011 …

MAYDAY, MAYDAY: 12-MONTH RUN OF SUCCESS ON MULTIPLE FRONTS: Despite the pair of difficult 0-1 losses vs. Monterrey and at Portland in the final week of April, Real Salt Lake performed exceptionally in the 45 games played between May 1, 2010 and April 30, 2011, losing only six times in that stretch, the rough equivalent of a season-and-a-half … Across MLS regular season, MLS Cup Playoff and CONCACAF Champions League games, Jason Kreis‟ team posted an impressive mark of 26-6-13 and outscored opponents 75-33 since May 1, 2010 … RSL would have earned 91 points in this stretch … The MLS equivalents: (reg.-season games only) TEAM Los Angeles Galaxy D.C. United Chicago Fire

GAME 1 7/04/1997 5/21/2005 6/04/2000

GAME 45 9/02/1998 7/22/2006 9/01/2001

PTS 95 91 90

Prior to last April 30 at Portland, the lone MLS losses both came on the road at Dallas on July 17 and Oct. 30, sandwiched around the bizarre 4-5 loss at Cruz Azul … The fourth loss was the 1-2 decision at Saprissa which enabled RSL to advance to the CCL Final … RSL then dropped the 0-1 home game to Monterrey to snap the 37-game “all-competition” Rio Tinto Stadium streak …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 HOW DOES RSL GET BACK IN?: RSL probably won‟t play another international side – exhibition or otherwise – until the 2012/13 CONCACAF tourney, which it could only qualify for through the following domesticbased mechanisms: U.S. Open Cup winner, 2011 MLS Supporters Shield winner, or MLS Cup 2011 participant … Had RSL defeated Dallas in last year‟s MLS Cup Playoff series, or even had Los Angeles advanced in place of Dallas to MLS Cup – RSL would have qualified for this year‟s CONCACAF Champions League due to LA essentially owning “dual” slots (Supp. Shield / Cup participant) and RSL finishing #2 in last year‟s overall MLS table …

RSL’S INTERNATIONAL HISTORY: With the late April 0-1 loss to Monterrey in the 2010/11 CONCACAF Final, RSL is now 12-7-6 all-time in international contests, with a positive goal differential (43 goals for / 33 goals against) … In meaningful int‟l competition, RSL is now 6-3-3 (26 GF / 17 GA) … In the Jason Kreis era, RSL falls to 8-3-2 vs. visiting international squads (does NOT include Toronto FC league matches; however, DOES include CCL games vs Columbus) …

REAL SALT LAKE ALL-TIME INT’L RESULTS

KREIS CONTRACT EXTENDED THRU 2013: On March 24, RSL President Bill Manning and GM Garth Lagerwey announced that the club has extended by two years the contract of current Head Coach Jason Kreis, keeping the youngest MLS Cup-winning manager in League history on the RSL sideline through the completion of the 2013 season … All-time, Kreis now owns a 54-4437 mark in MLS regular-season, playoff and CONCACAF Champions League play … Under Kreis‟ leadership, RSL became the first-ever MLS team (and one of just three non-Mexican teams) to win a CONCACAF group, posting a 4-1-1 mark and becoming the first-ever MLS side to advance CCL Final … The former striker‟s 2010 side was also the second-highestscoring team in CONCACAF‟s group stage, with 17 goals in six games (2.83 goals/game) … During MLS play in 2010, the following numbers established by RSL set or tied new single-season league standards: fewest goals allowed (20) overall goal differential (+25) total home points (37) fewest home losses (0) fewest home goals allowed (7)

(12-7-6 – 43 GF / 33 GA) Date June 8, 2005 August 24, 2005 July 19, 2006 August 12, 2006 April 18, 2007 June 7, 2007 July 21, 2007 July 24, 2007 July 9, 2008 July 23, 2008 Sept. 3, 2008 July 11, 2009 Oct. 7, 2009 June 19, 2010 August 18, 2010 August 25, 2010 Sept. 15, 2010 Sept. 22, 2010 Sept. 28, 2010 Oct. 19, 2010 Feb. 22, 2011 March 1, 2011 March 15, 2011 April 5, 2011 April 20, 2011 April 27, 2011

* - XanGo Cup # - CCL Opponent Score Result Universidad Catolica (Chile) 3-2 W Harbour View F.C. (Jamaica) 1-1 T Monarcas Morelia (Mexico) 1-3 L Real Madrid (Spain)* 0-2 L Fiji National Team 3-0 W Chinese National Team 1-0 W Everton F.C. (England)* 2-0 W Boca Juniors (Argentina)* 1-1 T Club Santos Laguna (Mexico)* 1-4 L Dep. Saprissa (Costa Rica) 1-2 L U.A.N.L. (Tigres) (Mexico) 1-0 W C.F. América (Mexico)* 1-0 W CD Guadalajara (Mexico) 1-1 T Puntarenas F.C. (Costa Rica) 2-0 W Árabe Unido (Panama) # 2-1 W @ Cruz Azul (Mexico) # 4-5 L Toronto FC (Canada) # 4-1 W @ Arabe Unido (Panama) # 3-2 W @ Toronto FC (Canada) # 1-1 T Cruz Azul (Mexico) # 3-1 W @ Columbus (USA) # 0-0 T Columbus Crew (USA) # 4-1 W Dep. Saprissa (CRC) # 2-0 W @ Dep. Saprissa (CRC) # 1-2 L* @ Monterrey (MEX) # 2-2 T Monterrey (MEX) # 0-1 L * RSL advances 3-2 on aggregate

In addition to those league benchmarks, last year‟s edition set franchise-high records in wins (15) goals (45) scoring output (1.50/game) points (56) shutouts (15) road points (19) road goal differential (+1)

VICTORY … ERR, EQUALITY GOLD KITS?: RSL rd

wore its so-called “Victory Gold” 3 kits for the fourth time in team history at Dallas on May 22, earning road draws on each occasion … Last year, RSL drew 1-1 @ KC and 1-1 @ PHI in a pair of August games in the Real Gold uniforms, while in this season‟s lone previous display of sartorial splendor, Jason Kreis‟ team drew 2-2 at Monterrey in the first leg of the 2010/11 CCL Final … For the first time ever, the uniforms lived up to their name, RSL winning 2-0 at home on June 28 over Wilmington … Expect to see the “Equality Gold” kits continue on in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play and perhaps on the late September trip to New York and Washington, D.C. …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 FORTRESS STOOD STRONG FOR FORTY-TWO:

BREAKING DOWN THE STREAK: In the two years

With RSL‟s 1-2 loss at home May 28 against Seattle, the team saw its MLS home unbeaten streak perish at 29 games … Just a month earlier on April 27, the 0-1 CCL loss to Monterrey (MEX) last week snapped the club’s overall home unbeaten run at 37 games across MLS, CCL and exhibition play … While those two losses in a one-month span dropped RSL to 5-1-0 at home in CONCACAF play, the team remains 23-1-11 in MLS regular season, 1-0-1 playoffs and 2-0-1 in international exhibitions … The aggregate scoreline in those games?: 88-26 …

without losing a home MLS game between May 16, 2009 and May 28, 2011, here‟s the 29-game MLS / Rio Tinto Stadium unbeaten streak for RSL (reg. season only), by the numbers:

Form Guide: the 33-2-13 (all competitions) mark from June 6, 2009 – present: (CCL=red; Playoff = blue; friendly = green; Open Cup = underline): 2009: T W T W W W T W T T W W W 2010: T W W W W W W T W T W W W W W W T W W T 2011: W W W W L W T L W T W W T W

RMC TIES: The June 6, 2009 Fox Soccer Channel telecast went to multiple commercial breaks during Elder Gonzalez‟ lengthy “consecration” of the field, much to the disdain of current Rapids‟ coach Gary Smith … RSL‟s alltime home mark PRIOR to Elder Gonzalez' "consecration" – just 25-21-19 … AFTER Elder Gonzalez' June 6, 2009 prayer at Rio Tinto Stadium – now 33 wins, 2 losses, 13 ties … Real Salt Lake Year-by-Year Home Results (Regular Season) 2005: 5-8-3 (.406) 18 pts. 19 GF / 24 GA (-5 GD) 2006: 6-4-6 (.563) 24 pts. 23 GF / 19 GA (+4 GD) 2007: 4-7-4 (.400) 16 pts. 18 GF / 22 GA (-4 GD) 2008: 8-1-6 (.733) 30 pts. 24 GF / 10 GA (+14 GD) 2009: 9-1-5 (.750) 32 pts. 34 GF / 11 GA (+23 GD) 2010: 11-0-4 (.867) 37 pts. 31 GF / 7 GA (+24 GD) 2011: 6-1-3 (.750) 21 pts. 18 GF / 8 GA (+10 GD) CAREER: 49-22-31 (.629) 167 GF / 101 GA (+66 GD)

Including the recent 29-game MLS unbeaten streak at Rio Tinto Stadium, RSL has dropped just 5 of its last 65 home games (41-5-19) across MLS regular season / playoff and CONCACAF / Open Cup play dating back to the start of 2008 … Prior to that, RSL was 15-19-13 on Utah soil in MLS competition, with a -5 goal differential (60 GF / 65 GA) from 2005-07 … nd

The 2010 RSL side was just the 2 MLS team to remain unbeaten at home in an entire season, joining the 2005 SJ Earthquakes (9-0-7) … Since June „09, RSL is 20-0-8 at home in regular-season play, the longest such run in League history: TEAM # START STOP --------------------------------------------------Real Salt Lake 29 06/06/2009 05/28/2011 Columbus Crew 22 06/28/2008 09/26/2009 San Jose 18 09/25/2004 10/08/2005 Three teams tied with 17

17 – RSL shutouts by GK Nick Rimando 16 – number of RSL players to score at home 13 – crowds of 18,000+ or more at Rio Tinto Stadium 12 – opposing players to each score once during streak nd 11 – total 2 half comebacks for RSL to salvage tie/win 9 – goals by FW Robbie Findley, tops among scorers 9 – goals by FW Álvaro Saborío, all coming in 2010 7 – wins at home during the streak following road losses 7 – number of one-goal wins (including five 1-0 wins) 5 – largest margin of victory (see below) 4 – number of 3-0 wins, the most common result 4 – come-from-behind ties 3 – scoreless draws 2 – number of times opponent scored 2 or more goals 2 – Wins against 2010 Supp. Shield winner LA Biggest Win (margin): 7/2/10 v NE – 5-0 Biggest Win (meaning): 10/24/09 v COL – RSL wins 3-0 on final day of season to force postseason tiebreakers and eliminate rd Colorado from playoffs for 3 consecutive season, qualifying for Playoffs and eventually winning MLS Cup and paving way to CCL participation; Biggest Crowd: 3/26/11 v LA – a RioT record of 20,507 saw RSL score twice in first 10 minutes en route to a 3-0 halftime lead and an eventual 4-1 win over David Beckham and the L.A. Galaxy, despite the FIFA date and a Jazz home game; Loudest Crowd: 4/10/10 v SEA – 19,970 were on hand as newcomer Álvaro Saborío headed home a Nelson Gonzalez nd corner kick three minutes into 2 half stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw in RSL’s 2010 home opener, a match that included a pre-game banner raising and ring ceremony to commemorate the teams’ MLS Cup 2009 win; Cutting it close: 7/3/09 v SJ – stoppage time OG by Earthquakes’ Chris Leitch gives RSL a 1-1 tie; 4/13/11 v COL – 93’ goal by Fabian Espindola gives RSL 1-0 win Best Comeback: 7/24/09 v DAL – Four second-half goals erase 0-2 halftime deficit; GK Nick Rimando saves Cunningham PK, Kreis ejected; Outscored opponents 59-13, with 16 different scorers: (Findley 9, Saborío 9, Morales 7, Espindola 6, Movsisyan 5, Olave 4, Grabavoy 4, Williams 3, Beckerman 2, Johnson 2, Russell, Campos, Gonzalez, Borchers, Mathis, Paulo Jr.; Own Goals – 2)


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

REAL SALT LAKE 2011 MISCELLANEOUS STATS (Regular Season Games through 07/09) Penalty Kicks

2011 RSL GOAL SCORERS 7 – Espíndola (6) 15 – Saborio (3) 11 – Morales (2) 23 – Paulo Jr. (2) 8 – Johnson (2) 77 – Williams (2) 5 – Beckerman (1) 28 – Schuler (1) 22 – Gonzalez (1) 12 – Alexandre (1) 4 – Olave (1) 6 – Borchers (1)

12

Morales – 3/26 v LA Espindola – 6/18 v DC Saborio – 7/4 v NE

15

28 7

8

Own Goals

23 7

6

23

11

7

N/A

22

15 7

77

7

7

5

77

2011 REAL SALT LAKE REGULAR SEASON STATS: Shots 1 2 Total Cautions RSL 91 128 219 RSL Opp. 74 85 150 Opp.

Goals RSL Opp.

1 10 4

2 13 8

Total 23 12

Assists RSL Opp.

1 9 3

2 13 7

Total 22 10

SOG RSL Opp.

1 43 27

2 41 36

Total 84 63

Fouls RSL Opp.

1 99 100

2 106 112

Total 205 212

Corners RSL Opp.

1 36 24

2 52 31

Player Morales Espindola Saborio

8

4

2011 PENALTY KICK RESULTS REAL SALT LAKE: Opp. GK Min. Result Date Saunders 9’ Goal 3/26 v LA Hamid 38’ Goal 6/18 v DC Reis 56’ Goal 7/4 v NE

1 9 11

2 19 22

Total 28 33

Ejections RSL Opp.

1 1 2

2 2 3

Total 3 5

Total 88 60

Offsides RSL Opp.

1 32 12

2 33 13

Total 65 25

Player (Team) Mendoza (CLB) Davies (DC) Lekic (NE)

OPPONENT: RSL GK Min. Rimando 76’ Rimando 85’ Rimando 4’

Result Goal Goal Goal

Date 6/8/11 6/18/11 7/4/11


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 2011 REAL SALT LAKE MISCELLANEOUS STATS: Quickest Goals Scored:

2‟ – Williams; 03/26 v LA 7‟ – Olave; 6/8 @ CLB

Quickest Goals Allowed:

4’ – Lekic; 7/4 v NE 33’ – Cooper; 04/30 @ POR

RSL Equalizers after 75':

83‟ – Espindola, 7/4 v NE

Opp. Equalizers after 75':

85’ – Davies, 6/18 v DC

RSL Game-Winners after 75': 93‟ – Espindola; 4/13 v COL 87‟ – Johnson; 5/7 v CHV Opposition GWG after 75':

84’ – Neagle; 5/28 v SEA 82’ – Gardner; 6/8 @ CLB

RSL Multi-Goal Games:

Morales (2); 3/26 v LA Saborio (2); 6/25 v TOR

Opp. Multi-Goal Games:

N/A

RSL Multi-Assist Games:

Warner (2); 4/9 @ NE Russell (2); 6/25 v TOR Beckerman; 6/25 v TOR

Opp. Multi-Assist Games:

N/A

RSL Hat Tricks:

N/A

Opp. Hat Tricks:

N/A

Own Goals for RSL:

N/A

Own Goals against RSL:

N/A

RSL Red Cards Received:

Johnson, 87‟; 4/9 @ NE Olave, 58‟; 5/28 v SEA Borchers, 3‟; 7/4 v NE

Opp. Red Cards Received:

Joseph, 64’; 4/9 @ NE Phelan, 87’; 4/9 @ NE Boyens, 24’; 5/7 v CHV Mondaini, 37’; 5/7 v CHV Cochrane, 67’; 7/4 v NE

2011 RSL AWARD WINNERS MLS Player of the Week Week 2 – MF Javier Morales Week 12 – FW Jean Alexandre MLS Goal of the Week N/A MLS Save of the Week N/A MLS Player of the Month March – GK Nick Rimando

2011 MLS REG. SEASON CATEGORICAL W-L-T (GF/GA): Home Road Overall MLS Regular Season: 6-1-3 (18/8) 2-2-3 (5/4) 8-3-6 (23/12) One-Goal Games: 2-1-0 1-2-0 3-3-0 vs. East: vs. West:

1-0-3 (7/5) 5-1-0 (11/3)

1-1-2 (4/3) 1-1-1 (1/1)

2-1-5 (11/8) 6-2-1 (12/4)

First 17 games: Last 17 games:

6-1-3 (18/8) N/A

2-2-3 (5/4) N/A

8-3-6 (23/12) N/A

Before All-Star: Since All-Star:

6-1-3 (18/8) N/A

2-2-3 (5/4) N/A

8-3-6 (23/12) N/A

Scoring First: Opp. Scoring First:

6-0-1 0-1-1

2-1-0 0-1-1

8-1-1 0-2-2

Leading at Half: Tied at Half: Trailing at Half:

3-0-1 3-1-1 0-0-1

1-1-0 1-0-2 0-1-1

4-1-1 4-1-3 0-1-2

Leading at 75': Tied at 75': Trailing at 75':

4-0-1 2-0-1 0-1-1

2-1-0 0-0-3 0-1-0

6-1-1 2-0-4 0-2-1

Day Games: Night Games:

1-0-0 (1/0) 5-1-3 (17/8)

0-0-1 (1/1) 2-2-2 (4/3)

1-0-1 (2/1) 7-3-5 (21/11)

On Grass: On Turf:

6-1-3 (18/8) N/A

1-1-3 (3/3) 1-1-0 (2/1)

7-2-6 (21/11) 1-1-0 (2/1)

In Red: In Gold: In White:

6-1-3 (18/8) n/a N/A (-/-)

2-2-2 (5/4) 0-0-1 (0/0) n/a (-/-)

8-3-5 (23/12) 0-0-1 (0/0) n/a (-/-)

On KUTV2/KMYU: On ESPN2: On Telefutura: On FSC: Opp. Local TV:

2-0-0 (3/0) 0-0-1 (3/3) 1-0-0 (1/0) 0-0-1 (0/0) 5-1-1 (14/5)

2-2-3 (5/4) N/A (-/-) N/A (-/-) N/A (-/-) 2-2-3 (5/4)

4-2-4 (8/4) 0-0-1 (3/3) 1-0-0 (1/0) 0-0-1 (0/0) 7-3-4 (19/9)

1-0-0 (4/1) 1-0-0 (1/0) 1-1-1 (2/2) 2-0-1 (6/3) 1-0-1 (5/3)

1-0-0 (1/0) 1-1-0 (2/1) 0-0-1 (0/0) 0-1-2 (2/3)

2-0-0 (5/1) 2-1-0 (3/1) 1-1-2 (2/2) 2-1-3 (8/5) 1-0-1 (5/3)

MLS Regular Season: 6-1-3 (18/8) 2-2-3 (5/4) MLS Reserve Division: 1-2-0 (2/3) 0-1-0 (0/2) U.S. Open Cup: 1-0-0 (2/0) N/A (-/-) CONCACAF CL: 2-1-0 (6/2) 0-1-2 (3/4) Friendlies: N/A (-/-) N/A (-/-) TOTALS 10-4-3 (30/15) 2-4-5 (8/10)

8-3-6 (23/12) 1-3-0 (2/5) 1-0-0 (2/0) 2-2-2 (9/6) N/A (-/-) 12-8-8 (38/25)

In March: In April: In May: In June: In July:

2010 RSL AWARD WINNERS RSL Team MVP – MF Javier Morales Budweiser Golden Boot – FW Alvaro Saborio Defensive Player of the Year – DF Nat Borchers Humanitarian of the Year – DF Jean Alexandre


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 REAL SALT LAKE INDIVIDUAL LEADERS (ALL-TIME) – MLS REGULAR SEASON ONLY, 2005-2011 (includes games of 7/4/11) (active players in BOLD) GAMES PLAYED PLAYER 1) Andy Williams 2) Nick Rimando 3) Chris Wingert 4) Kyle Beckerman 5) Nat Borchers 6) Robbie Findley 7) Javier Morales 8) Jamison Olave 9) Fabian Espindola 10) Will Johnson

GP 173 126 112 109 103 96 93 88 80 75

SHOTS PLAYER 1) Andy Williams 2) Robbie Findley 3) Kyle Beckerman 4) Fabián Espíndola 5) Yura Movsisyan 6) Javier Morales 7) Jason Kreis 8) Will Johnson 9) Jeff Cunningham 10)Chris Klein

GP SHOTS 173 216 96 157 109 153 80 148 53 143 93 141 58 132 75 127 38 94 43 92

GAMES STARTED PLAYER 1) Nick Rimando 2) Andy Williams 3) Kyle Beckerman 4) Nat Borchers 5) Chris Wingert 6) Javier Morales 7) Jamison Olave 8) Eddie Pope Will Johnson 10)Fabian Espindola

GS 126 110 105 103 102 88 87 69 69 62

SHOTS ON GOAL PLAYER 1) Andy Williams 2) Fabián Espíndola 3) Robbie Findley 4) Javier Morales 5) Yura Movsisyan 6) Kyle Beckerman 7) Jason Kreis 8) Will Johnson 9) Jeff Cunningham 10)Chris Klein

GP 173 80 96 93 53 109 58 75 38 43

SOG 79 74 69 67 65 60 57 55 52 37

MIN 11285 10456 9458 9253 9135 7596 7524 6259 5930 5573

FOULS COMMITTED PLAYER 1) Andy Williams 2) Kyle Beckerman 3) Javier Morales 4) Jamison Olave Chris Wingert 6) Carey Talley 7) Atiba Harris 8) Fabian Espíndola 9) Mehdi Ballouchy 10)Nat Borchers

GP 173 109 93 88 112 60 43 80 46 103

FC 179 147 127 117 117 95 92 85 82 76

MINUTES PLAYED PLAYER 1) Nick Rimando 2) Andy Williams 3) Kyle Beckerman 4) Chris Wingert 5) Nat Borchers 6) Jamison Olave 7) Javier Morales 8) Will Johnson 9) Eddie Pope 10)Robbie Findley GOALS PLAYER 1) Robbie Findley 2) Fabián Espíndola 3) Jeff Cunningham 4) Jason Kreis Javier Morales 6) Yura Movsisyan Alvaro Saborio 8) Andy Williams 9) Kyle Beckerman 10)Jamison Olave

GP GOALS 96 29 80 22 38 19 58 17 93 17 53 15 36 15 173 14 109 11 88 9

FOULS SUFFERED PLAYER 1) Andy Williams 2) Javier Morales 3) Kyle Beckerman 4) Carey Talley 5) Robbie Findley 6) Fabian Espindola 7) Will Johnson 8) Mehdi Ballouchy 9) Jason Kreis 10)Chris Wingert

GP 173 93 109 60 96 80 75 46 58 112

FS 245 211 117 91 85 84 79 75 72 71

ASSISTS PLAYER 1) Javier Morales 2) Andy Williams 3) Robbie Findley 4) Kyle Beckerman 5) Jeff Cunningham Clint Mathis 7) Chris Klein Jason Kreis Carey Talley Chris Wingert

GP 93 173 96 109 38 66 43 58 60 112

CAUTIONS (YELLOWS) PLAYER 1) Kyle Beckerman 2) Jamison Olave 3) Andy Williams 4) Chris Wingert Will Johnson 6) Clint Mathis Carey Talley Javier Morales 9) Nat Borchers Atiba Harris

GP 109 88 173 112 75 66 60 93 103 43

CAUT 26 23 19 17 17 14 14 14 13 13

EJECTIONS (RED CARDS) PLAYER 1) Jamison Olave 2) Andy Williams 3) Fabián Espíndola Clint Mathis

GP 88 173 80 66

EJECT 4 3 2 2

ASTS 33 28 13 12 11 11 9 9 9 9


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 REAL SALT LAKE INDIVIDUAL LEADERS (ALL-TIME) – REGULAR SEASON ONLY, 2005-2011 (continued) CORNER KICKS PLAYER 1) Javier Morales 2) Andy Williams 3) Chris Klein 4) Clint Mathis 5) Mehdi Ballouchy 6) Will Johnson 7) Alecko Eskandarian 8) Chris Wingert Kyle Beckerman 10) Freddy Adu

GP 93 173 43 66 46 75 17 112 109 11

CK 348 209 76 52 49 33 24 23 23 22

OFFSIDES PLAYER 1) Fabían Espíndola 2) Robbie Findley 3) Jeff Cunningham 4) Jason Kreis 5) Alvaro Saborio 6) Atiba Harris 7) Yura Movsisyan 8) Andy Williams 9) Chris Klein 10)Kenny Deuchar Melvin Tarley

GP 80 96 38 58 36 43 53 173 43 29 9

OFF 79 60 45 44 36 32 27 26 21 18 18

GAME-WINNING GOALS PLAYER 1) Robbie Findley 2) Javier Morales 3) Fabián Espíndola Álvaro Saborío 5) Jeff Cunningham Kyle Beckerman Andy Williams 8) Jason Kreis 9) Pablo Campos Brian Dunseth Yura Movsisyan Will Johnson

GP 96 93 80 36 38 109 173 58 27 24 53 75

GWG 9 8 6 6 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2

GAME-WINNING ASSISTS PLAYER 1) Javier Morales Kyle Beckerman 3) Robbie Findley Andy Williams 5) Clint Mathis Fabián Espíndola Robbie Russell 7) Jeff Cunningham 8) Alecko Eskandarian Chris Klein Carey Talley Tony Beltran Collen Warner

GP 93 109 96 173 66 80 63 38 17 43 60 70 26

GWA 7 7 5 5 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2

GP 96

HATS 1

HAT TRICKS PLAYER 1) Robbie Findley MULTI-GOAL GAMES PLAYER 1) Jeff Cunningham 2) Robbie Findley 3) Álvaro Saborío 4) Javier Morales 5) Yura Movsisyan 6) Kyle Beckerman Fabián Espíndola Chris Brown Atiba Harris Jason Kreis

GP GAMES 38 5 96 4 36 4 93 3 53 2 109 1 80 1 60 1 43 1 58 1

PENALTY-KICK GOALS PLAYER 1) Jeff Cunningham 2) Jason Kreis 3) Alvaro Saborio 4) Carey Talley Robbie Findley 6) Freddy Adu Alecko Eskandarian Will Johnson Dema Kovalenko Andy Williams Javier Morales Fabian Espindola

GP 38 58 36 60 96 11 17 75 22 173 93 80

PKG 5 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

GAMES PLAYED / STARTED IN GOAL PLAYER GP 1) Nick Rimando 126 2) Scott Garlick 31 3) D.J. Countess 27 4) Chris Seitz 7 Jay Nolly 7 6) Kyle Reynish 5 7) Brian Kamler 1

GS 126 31 27 7 6 4 0

MINUTES PLAYED IN GOAL PLAYER 1) Nick Rimando 2) Scott Garlick 3) D.J. Countess 4) Chris Seitz 5) Jay Nolly 6) Kyle Reynish 7) Brian Kamler GOALS AGAINST AVG.

(minimum 4000 min.)

PLAYER GP MIN SHTS Nick Rimando 126 11285 571

SAVE PERCENTAGE PLAYER Nick Rimando

WINS PLAYER 1) Nick Rimando 2) Scott Garlick 3) D.J. Countess 4) Chris Seitz Jay Nolly Kyle Reynish LOSSES PLAYER 1) Nick Rimando 2) D.J. Countess 3) Scott Garlick 4) Jay Nolly 5) Chris Seitz SAVES PLAYER 1) Nick Rimando 2) D.J. Countess 3) Scott Garlick 4) Jay Nolly 5) Chris Seitz 6) Kyle Reynish SHUTOUTS PLAYER 1) Nick Rimando 2) D.J. Countess Scott Garlick 4) Kyle Reynish 5) Chris Seitz

MIN 11285 2745 2422 630 585 415 8

SVS 435

GA 135

GAA 1.09

W-L-T SHO 48-40-38 46

(minimum 150 saves)

GP 126

SAVES 435

SOG 595

GP 126 31 27 7 7 4

WON 48 10 4 1 1 1

GP 126 27 31 7 7

LOST 40 19 12 4 4

GP 126 27 31 7 7 5

SVS 435 112 108 41 19 14

GP 126 27 31 5 7

SHO 46 4 4 2 1

PCT 73.1


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

2011 REAL SALT LAKE PLAYER BIOS *** FOR FULL PLAYER BIOGRAPHIES, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE 2011 RSL MEDIA GUIDE AT: http://www.riotintostadium.com/docs/2011-RSL-Media-Guide(web-version).pdf OR REFER TO www.REALSALTLAKE.com/Players *** #14 – ARTUR AGHASYAN FW 5-8 170 lbs. Signed with RSL on Friday, May 27 as reinforcement for depleted forward corps … played final 3 minutes on 6/4 vs VAN, his MLS debut … played final 19 minutes 6/11 @ PHI in his first significant action … played final 7 minutes on 6/18/11 v DC … Received first career start 6/22 at Chicago, playing first 69 minutes in 0-0 draw … The 23-year old Armenian received his U.S. green card back in 2007, and suited up for RSL during the 2009 preseason, scoring a goal in the team‟s 6-0 win over Chinese team Shandong Luneng Taishan on 2/14/09 … Also trialed for Chivas USA during the 2010 and 2011 preseasons, scoring four goals in three exhibition contests in 2010 … The 5-foot-8, 170-pound striker also scored against RSL in that 2009 preseason as a member of the Ventura County Fusion of the PDL … F.C. Banants (Armenia) (2003-04): Played in the youth sides of F.C. Banants, winning a Golden Boot in both seasons after scoring 18 goals in 32 goals in 2003 and 32 goals in 18 games played in 2004 … Helped Banants to the Armenia U-16 and U-17 National Championships in back-to-back seasons. Pyunik FC (Armenia) (2005-06): Began professional career with Armenian side Pyunik FC, playing the 2005-06 seasons for the club‟s team in the Armenian second division … Was Golden Boot winner in Second Division in 2005, scoring 16 goals in 25 appearances while helping Pyunik to the division championship … Graduated to Pyunik‟s First Division team in 2006, scoring a pair of goals in three contests … Appearances included a pair in the Soviet Union Champions League tournament against teams such as C.S.K.A. Moscow (Russia), Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine), Neftchi Baku (Azerbajian). F.C. Ulis Yerevan (Armenia) (2007): Reported to Ulis Yerevan on loan for a portion of the 2007 season before moving to the United States. Ventura County Fusion (USL PDL) (2008-09): Scored eight goals in both 2008 and 2009 for the Ventura County Fusion of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) Premier Development League (PDL) … Helped the Fusion reach the 2009 PDL postseason, eventually taking the Championship 2-1 over the Chicago Fire Premier … Misc: Represented Armenia at the Under-19 and Under-21 levels, including four caps for the Armenia U-19s at the Euro U-19 Championships … #12 – JEAN ALEXANDRE MF 5-11 185 lbs. 8/24/86 Delray Beach, FL LAST MLS MATCH: Played final 2 minutes at forward in RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 06/04/11 v VAN (32‟) – received pass in box from Beckerman and juked defenders to slot past GK (5 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 06/11/11 v PHI (54‟) – won ball at midfield and gained possession before springing Espindola for 2nd career assist (3 games) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 4 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 122 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 1G, 1A in 90 minutes NOTE: Named MLS Player of the Week for Week 12 after scoring goal and adding assist in RSL 2-0 W v VAN on 6/4/11 … Tallied game-winning assist and added insurance goal in 2-0 home win vs. USL Wilmington Hammerheads on 6/28 #10 – ARTURO ALVAREZ M/F 5-9 170 lbs. 6/28/85 Houston, TX LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played first 81 minutes of RSL‟s 0-0 road draw @ DAL on 5/22/11 LAST MLS ASSIST: 9/15/10 v PHI (69‟) – tallied game-winning helper on Wondolowski goal at Buck Shaw vs. expansion Union (9 games) LAST MLS GOAL: 7/10/10 v PHI (92+) – ran length of field at PPL Park in waning seconds to give SJ 2-1 road win (18 games) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 4 GP / 0 GS, 0G, 1A in 50 minutes 2010 MLS SEASON: 19 GP/ 11 GS, 3G, 1A in 1,210 min. w/ San Jose Earthquakes #5 – KYLE BECKERMAN – CAPTAIN MF 5-11 165 lbs. 4/23/82 Crofton, MD LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11, tallying game-winning assist LAST MLS GOAL: 03/19/11 @ SJ (64‟) – Lashed loose from top of the area for his 4th career GWG, breaking 14-game scoreless streak (15 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 07/9/11 v DAL (47‟) – tapped dead-ball restart to Andy Williams on game-winner (ACTIVE) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 9 GP / 9 GS, 1G, 0A in 810 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 63 minutes NOTE: Game-winning assist on 7/9/11 v DAL was the 7th of his RSL career, placing him in a tie with Morales


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 *** FOR FULL PLAYER BIOGRAPHIES, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE 2011 RSL MEDIA GUIDE AT: http://www.riotintostadium.com/docs/2011-RSL-Media-Guide(web-version).pdf OR REFER TO www.REALSALTLAKE.com/Players *** #2 – TONY BELTRAN DF 5-8 150 lbs. 10/11/87 Claremont, CA LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes in RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: Has yet to score in MLS (70 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 03/19/11 @ SJ (64‟) – Got deep into offensive corner, cutting ball back to Morales, who set up Beckerman (13 games) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 7 GP / 4 GS, 0G, 0A in 438 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 1G, 0A in 90 minutes NOTE: Tallied game-winning goal – first-ever in an RSL uniform – in 2-0 Open Cup win vs USL Wilmington Hammerheads on 6/28 … #6 – NAT BORCHERS DF 6-2 175 lbs. 4/13/81 Pueblo, CO LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played 3 minutes in RSL‟s 3-3 home draw v NE on 7/4/11, before 3rd minute red card LAST MLS GOAL: 6/25/11 v TOR (39‟) – broke 15-game scoreless streak with powerful header on Beckerman corner (1 game) LAST MLS ASSIST: 05/7/11 v CHV (87‟) – Assisted Johnson on RSL GWG in a 1-0 win, breaking an 90-game assist-less streak (9 games) LAST CCL GOAL: Following a cleared corner, stormed back into box to get on a Will Johnson cross on 4/20/11 @ MTY 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 8 GP / 8 GS, 1G, 0A in 702 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 90 minutes #7 – FABIÁN ESPÍNDOLA FW 5-9 160 lbs. 05/04/85 LAST MLS MATCH: Played final 24 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11, scoring 94+ insurance goal LAST MLS GOAL: 07/9/11 v DAL (94+‟) – took Johnson pass in box and juked defenders, „keeper (ACTIVE) LAST MLS ASSIST: 03/26/11 v LA (68‟) – His pass to Paulo Jr set up fourth and final goal in 4-1 rout (10 games) LAST CCL MATCH: Started and played first 80 minutes of RSL‟s 0-1 home loss to MTY on 4/27/11 LAST CCL GOAL: Slotted home Saborio cross in 64th minute to give RSL 3-1 @ Cruz Azul on 8/25 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 8 GP / 7 GS, 2G, 2A in 604 minutes #21 – LUIS GIL MF 5-8 150 lbs. 11/14/93 LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 45 minutes 2010 USOC: 1 GP/ 0 GS, 0G, 0A in 30 min. 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 90 minutes #22 – NELSON GONZALEZ MF 5-6 156 lbs. 9/22/88 LAST MLS MATCH: Played final 23 minutes of RSL‟s 3-1 home win v TOR on 6/25/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 5/28/11 v. SEA (88’) – Scored late goal to cut SEA lead in half (5 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 06/08/11 @ CLB (7‟) – His corner kick in the early going was chipped home by Olave (4 games) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 4 GP / 3 GS, 0G, 0A in 215 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 0 GS, 0G, 0A in 27 minutes

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Garden Grove, CA

Buenos Aires, Argentina

#20 – NED GRABAVOY MF 5-7 150 lbs. 7/01/83 New Lenox, IL LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played first 66 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 10/16/10 v. DAL (59‟) – Broke 9-game goalless streak with header over Dallas defense for 3 rd goal of season (18 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 07/31/10 v. DC (13‟) – Broke 18-game streak w/o assist by setting up Saborio in the box for game-winner (27 games) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 12 GP / 4 GS, 0G, 2A in 515 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 0 GS, 0G, 0A in 27 minutes #8 – WILL JOHNSON MF 5-10 155 lbs. 1/21/87 Toronto, Ontario, Canada LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 07/04/11 v NE (24‟) – Slammed home rebound of saved Williams free kick to cut NE lead to just one (1 game) LAST MLS ASSIST: 07/9/11 v DAL (94+) – Broke 25-game MLS assist-less streak with helper on late Espindola goal (ACTIVE) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 11 GP / 11 GS, 3G, 1A in 930 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 1A in 90 minutes NOTE: Johnson represented Canada in 2011 Gold Cup duty, playing 245 minutes across the trio of group stage matches … He departed RSL on Sunday, May 29 and returned in time to come off the bench in the June 18 home game against D.C. United …


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 *** FOR FULL PLAYER BIOGRAPHIES, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE 2011 RSL MEDIA GUIDE AT: http://www.riotintostadium.com/docs/2011-RSL-Media-Guide(web-version).pdf OR REFER TO www.REALSALTLAKE.com/Players *** #30 – RAUWSHAN MCKENZIE DF 6-1 185 lbs. 11/19/86 LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 road win @ NE on 4/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: Has yet to score a goal in MLS (10 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: Has yet to record an assist in MLS (10 games) LAST CCL MATCH: Dressed but did not play vs Saprissa on 3/15/11 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 2 GP / 2 GS, 0G, 1A in 180 min. 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 90 minutes

Hoffman Estates, IL

#1 – TIM MELIA GK 6-1 195 lbs. 5/15/86 East Islip, NY 2010 MLS SEASON: Did not see any RSL first-team action 2009 w/ Rochester Rhinos (USL-1): Posted a 0.97 GAA, 6 shutouts, and 60 saves in 14 appearances for Rochester (1,363 min.) … Led Rhinos to 2009 U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinals with pair of wins in the competition. #11 – JAVIER MORALES F 5-9 165 lbs. 1/10/80 Buenos Aires, Argentina LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played 44 minutes of RSL‟s 1-0 home win over CHV on 5/7/11, suffering broken ankle due to bad tackle LAST MLS GOAL: 3/26/11 v. LA (9‟, 44‟) – Scored on early game-winning PK and booming 20-yarder just before half to pace RSL (3 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 3/26/11 v. LA (2‟) – Found Paulo Jr in corner to start Williams‟ scoring play (3 games) LAST CCL MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 0-1 home loss to MTY on 4/27/11 LAST CCL GOAL: 4/20/11 @MTY (89‟) – Scored equalizer at the death on cutback play in corner of box, going far post to earn 2-2 draw 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 10 GP / 8 GS, 4G, 1A in 754 minutes #4 – JAMISON OLAVE DF 6-3 210 lbs. 4/21/81 Medellin, Colombia LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 06/08/11 @ CLB (7‟) – Got on the end of Gonzales‟ corner into the six to break 18-game goalless streak (7 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 7/4/11 v NE (83‟) – Recorded first assist of 87-game MLS career, slotting through to Sabo, who set up Fabian (1 game) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 10 GP / 10 GS, 2G, 0A in 855 minutes #23 – PAULO JR. FW 5-7 160 lbs. 2/23/89 Teresina, Brazil LAST MLS MATCH: Played final 21 minutes in RSL‟s 1-0 home win vs. COL on 4/13/11, assisting on 93‟ game-winner by Espindola LAST MLS GOAL: 4/9/11 @ NE (47‟); Scored one-on-one with GK after being sprung at midfield by Warner pass (1 game) LAST MLS ASSIST: 4/13/11 vs. COL (93‟); slotted rebound of Morales‟ free kick to Espindola for game-winner (ACTIVE) LAST CCL MATCH: Played final 10 minutes of RSL‟s 0-1 home loss to MTY on 4/27/11 LAST CCL GOAL: 10/19/10 v CAZ (43‟, 67‟) – Scored twice in spectacular fashion to give RSL 3-1 home win and Group A title over Cruz Azul 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 4 GP / 1 GS, 3G, 1A in 111 min. #24 – KYLE REYNISH GK 6-3 190 lbs. 11/3/84 LAST MLS MATCH: Made three saves in RSL‟s 2-0 road win at NE on 4/9/11, his first-ever MLS win LAST MLS WIN: 4/9/11 @ NE (1 career win) LAST MLS SHUTOUT: 4/9/11 @ NE – 2nd career clean sheet LAST CCL MATCH: Made four saves in RSL‟s 3-1 home win v. Cruz Azul, earning victory in Group A clincher on 10/19/10 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 1 GP / 1 GS RECORD: 1-0-0 GAA: 1.00 SO: 0 2011 USOC: 1 GP / 1 GS RECORD: 1-0-0 GAA: 0.00 (0 GA) SO: 1 #18 – NICK RIMANDO GK 5-9 184 lbs. 6/17/79 LAST MLS MATCH: Made 1 saves in RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS WIN: 7/9/11 v DAL (114 career wins) LAST MLS SHUTOUT: 7/9/11 v DAL – 82nd career shutout; sole possession of 2nd place on MLS career chart (ACTIVE) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 11 GP / 11 GS RECORD: 5-3-3 GAA: 1.45 SO: 2 2010 MLS SEASON: 27 GP / 27 GS RECORD: 15-4-8 GAA: 0.67 SO: 14

Valencia, CA

Montclair, CA


U.S. OPEN CUP QUARTERFINAL – RSL @ FC DALLAS – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011 *** FOR FULL PLAYER BIOGRAPHIES, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE 2011 RSL MEDIA GUIDE AT: http://www.riotintostadium.com/docs/2011-RSL-Media-Guide(web-version).pdf OR REFER TO www.REALSALTLAKE.com/Players *** #3 – ROBBIE RUSSELL DF 6-1 200 lbs. 7/16/79 Amherst, MA LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played first 45 minutes of RSL‟s 3-3 home draw v NE on 7/4/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 05/29/10 v. KC (83‟) – Broke 38-game scoreless streak by slotting home rebound of saved Morales free kick (24 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 6/25/11 v TOR (42‟, 60‟) – Pair of crosses into box – square through defense and lofted over top – found Saborio (1 game) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 11 GP / 10 GS, 0G, 0A in 800 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 0 GS, 1G, 1A in 27 minutes #15 – ALVARO SABORÍO FW 6-0 170 lbs. 3/25/82 San Carlos, Costa Rica LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played first 88 minutes in RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 7/4/11 v NE (56‟) – scored 3rd goal in last two games with PK equalizer vs NE (1 game) LAST MLS ASSIST: 7/4/11 v NE (83‟) – broke 22-game assist-less streak with one-time pass to Espindola for late drama (1 game) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 11 GP / 11 GS, 8G, 2A in 941 minutes 2010 MLS SEASON: 27 GP / 23 GS, 12G, 4A in 1987 min. 2010 USOC: 2 GP/ 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 137 min. NOTE: Saborio departed for Costa Rica 2011 Gold Cup Duty on Sunday, May 23 and returned to Utah on Monday, June 20 following his national team’s quarterfinal elimination against Honduras (4-5 in PKs after 1-1 draw) … the Gold Cup is slated to run from June 5-25, 2011, in the USA at various venues … Scored goal in Costa Rica’s 5-0 win over Cuba, while seeing two others disallowed and also narrowly missing several other chances in the Group Stage … #28 – CHRIS SCHULER DF 6-4 185 lbs. 9/6/87 LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes in RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: 4/9/11 @ NE (28‟) – Nodded home corner kick from MF Collen Warner for first career MLS goal (5 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: Has yet to record an assist in MLS career (8 games) LAST CCL MATCH: Played final 45 minutes in RSL‟s 2-0 home win vs SAP on 3/15/11, replacing injured Jamison Olave 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 3 GP, 2 GS, 0G, 0A in 225 min 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 90 minutes #26 – COLLEN WARNER MF 5-10 170 lbs. 6/24/88 LAST MLS MATCH: Played final 9 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11 LAST MLS GOAL: Has yet to score in MLS career (27 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 5/7/11 (87‟) – Tallied 2nd game-winning assist of career by setting up Borchers to Johnson (10 games) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 3 GP, 2 GS, 1G, 1A in 145 min 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 63 minutes

Aurora, IL

Denver, CO

#77 – ANDY WILLIAMS MF 5-8 170 lbs. 9/23/77 Herriman, UT LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played first 81 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11, scoring game-winning goal LAST MLS GOAL: 07/9/11 v DAL (47‟) – Broke 13-game MLS scoreless streak with looping free kick off Hartman‟s hands (ACTIVE) LAST MLS ASSIST: 10/16/10 v. DAL (89‟) – broke 3-game streak w/o assist by setting up Findley cross to Morales (15 games) 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 11 GP / 8 GS, 1G, 7A in 690 minutes 2011 U.S. OPEN CUP: 1 GP / 1 GS, 0G, 0A in 90 minutes #17 – CHRIS WINGERT DF 5-11 170 lbs. 6/16/82 Babylon, NY LAST MLS MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 2-0 home win v DAL on 7/9/11, clearing Jackson shot off line in 86‟ to preserve LAST MLS GOAL: 05/22/10 @ CHV – His solid, low shot off Morales‟ shot off the post gave Wingert his first career goal in MLS play (30 games) LAST MLS ASSIST: 08/26/09 v. CHV (85‟) – Helped RSL pour it on against Chivas USA, assisting Findley on RSL‟s third in a 4-0 rout (40 games) LAST CCL MATCH: Started and played full 90 minutes of RSL‟s 0-1 home loss to MTY on 4/27/11 LAST CCL ASSIST: 8/18/10 v DAU: lofted long, diagonal ball to back post from 50 yards away, finding Saborio header for 45‟ equalizer 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: 8 GP / 8 GS, 0G, 1A in 720 minutes 2010 MLS SEASON: 24 GP / 22 GS, 1G, 0A in 1985 min.


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2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP A STANDINGS

Team Real Salt Lake* Cruz Azul* Toronto FC Arabe Unido

GP 6 6 6 6

W 4 3 2 1

L 1 2 2 5

D 1 1 2 0

Pts 13 10 8 3

GF/GA 17 / 11 15 / 9 5/7 4 / 14

* Advanced to Quarterfinal Round of CCL Championship Stage (Feb. 22-24 & Mar. 1-3) RSL 2010 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP STAGE RESULTS – GROUP A Wed., August 18 – Rio Tinto Stadium; Sandy, Utah Real Salt Lake 2 : 1 Árabe Unido (PAN) (A:10,626) RSL: Saborio 45, 94+ DAU: Cooper 13 Wed., August 25 – Estadio Azul; Mexico City, Mexico Cruz Azul (MEX) 5 : 4 Real Salt Lake RSL: Saborío 26, 43; Espíndola 64, Johnson 92+ CAZ: Orozco 5, 75, 88, 89; Gimenez 93+ Wed., Sept. 15 – Rio Tinto Stadium; Sandy, Utah Real Salt Lake 4 : 1 Toronto FC (CAN) (A: 11,579) RSL: Beckerman 21, Olave 40, Saborio 69, Paulo Jr 80 TOR: Santos 8 Wed., Sept. 22 – Estadio Rommel Fernandez; Panama City, Panama Árabe Unido (PAN) 2 : 3 Real Salt Lake RSL: Johnson 10, 43; Saborio 36 DAU: Aguilar 2, Angulo 53 Tues., Sept. 28 – BMO Field; Toronto, Canada Toronto FC (CAN) 1 : 1 Real Salt Lake RSL: Morales 67 TOR: Peterson 21 Tues., Oct. 19 – Rio Tinto Stadium; Sandy, Utah Real Salt Lake 3 : 1 Cruz Azul (MEX) (A: 20,463) RSL: Paulo Junior 43, 67; Warner 69 CAZ: Villaluz 71

RSL 2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTERFINAL STAGE RESULTS Tues., Feb. 22 – Columbus Crew Stadium; Columbus, Ohio Columbus Crew (USA) 0 : 0 Real Salt Lake (USA) (A: 4,665) Tues.,March 1 – Rio Tinto Stadium; Sandy, Utah Real Salt Lake (USA) 4 : 1 Columbus Crew (USA) (A: 15,405) RSL: Morales 31, 63; Saborio 41; Williams 94+ CLB: Mendoza 48 RSL advances 4-1 on aggregate SEMIFINAL STAGE RESULTS Tues.,March 15 – Rio Tinto Stadium; Sandy, Utah Real Salt Lake (USA) 2 : 0 Dep. Saprissa (CRC) (A: 16,888) RSL: Saborio 9; Espindola 56 Tues.,April 5 – Estadio Ricardo Saprissa ; San Jose, Costa Rica Dep. Saprissa (CRC) 2 : 1 Real Salt Lake (USA) (A: 24,000) RSL: Olave 61 SAP: Cordero 46; Solis 87‟ RSL advances 3-2 on aggregate

*RSL first-ever MLS team to win a CCL group, and only 2nd non-MEX team (Olimpia became 3rd two days later) GROUP WINNERS: Real Salt Lake (USA) Santos Laguna (MEX) Monterrey (MEX) Olimpia (HON)

GROUP RUNNERS-UP: Cruz Azul (MEX) Columbus Crew (USA) Saprissa (CRC) Toluca (MEX)

2010/11 CONCACAF CHAMPIONSHIP STAGE Quarterfinals (home teams listed first) First Leg February 22-24 Columbus (USA) 0 : 0 Real Salt Lake (USA) Toluca (MEX) 0 : 1 Monterrey (MEX) Cruz Azul (MEX) 2 : 0 Santos Laguna (MEX) Saprissa (CRC) 1 : 0 Olimpia (HON) Second Leg March 1-3 Real Salt Lake (USA) 4 : 1 Columbus Crew (USA) Monterrey (MEX) 2 : 0 Toluca (MEX) Santos Laguna (MEX) 0 : 3 Cruz Azul (MEX) Olimpia (HON) 1 : 2 Saprissa (CRC) Semifinals First Leg March 15-16 Real Salt Lake (USA) 2 : 0 Saprissa (CRC) Monterrey (MEX) 2 : 1 Cruz Azul (MEX) Second Leg April 5-6 Saprissa (USA) 2 : 1 Real Salt Lake (USA) Cruz Azul (MEX) 1 : 1 Monterrey (MEX)

2010/11 CCL FINAL RESULTS FIRST LEG Wed.,April 20 – Estadio Tecnologico; Monterrey, Mexico Monterrey (MEX) 2 : 2 Real Salt Lake (USA) (A: 31,000) RSL: Borchers 35; Morales 89‟ MTY: deNigris 18‟; Suazo (pen) 63‟

SECOND LEG Wed.,April 27 – Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah Real Salt Lake 0 : 1 Monterrey (MEX) (A: 20,378) MTY: Suazo 46+


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FINAL 2010/11 REAL SALT LAKE CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE STATS

(6-3-3 overall; 1st place Group A; loses Final 2-3 on aggregate) UNF 15 11 8 23 7 4 77 26 5 6 20 10 17 2 22 30 10 18 3 28 12 24 19 21

POS FW MF MF FW FW DF MF MF MF DF MF FW DF DF MF DF FW GK DF DF MF GK FW MF

PLAYER Alvaro Saborío Javier Morales Will Johnson Paulo Junior Fabián Espíndola Jamison Olave Andy Williams Collen Warner Kyle Beckerman Nat Borchers Ned Grabavoy Robbie Findley Chris Wingert Tony Beltran Nelson González Rauwshan McKenzie Arturo Alvarez Nick Rimando Robbie Russell Chris Schuler Jean Alexandre Kyle Reynish Pablo Campos Luis Gil RSL totals Opponent totals

GP 11 10 12 4 9 10 11 3 10 10 12 6 9 7 4 2 4 11 10 3 4 1 1 1 12 12

GS 11 8 12 1 8 10 8 2 10 10 4 3 9 4 3 2 0 11 9 2 1 1 1 1 12 12

MIN 924 759 1020 125 651 855 688 143 900 882 537 303 810 438 226 180 52 990 710 225 117 90 66 45 1080 1080

G 8 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 17

A 2 1 1 1 2 0 7 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 7

C 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 22 25+

E 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4

GAME-WINNING GOALS: Álvaro Saborío 2, Will Johnson 1, Jamison Olave 1, Paulo Junior 1, Javier Morales 1 GAME-WINNING ASSISTS: Andy Williams 4, Fabian Espíndola 2, Nelson Gonzalez 1, Robbie Findley 1, Tony Beltran 1 PENALTY KICKS: Álvaro Saborío 3-3, Pablo Campos 0-1 REAL SALT LAKE INDIVIDUAL GOALKEEPING UNF POS GOALKEEPER GP GS 18 GK Nick Rimando 11 11 24 GK Kyle Reynish 1 1 RSL Totals 12 12 Opponent totals 12 12

MIN 990 90 1080 1080

REAL SALT LAKE – CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE HISTORY No. of Series vs. Team Series W-L GP W-L-T OT ShO Arabe Unido (PAN) --2 2-0-0 n/a n/a Cruz Azul (MEX) --2 1-1-0 n/a n/a Toronto FC (CAN) --2 1-0-1 n/a n/a Columbus Crew (USA) 1 1-0 2 1-0-1 n/a n/a Saprissa (CRC) 1 1-0 2 1-1-0 n/a n/a Monterrey (MEX) 1 0-1 2 0-1-1 TOTALS 12 6-3-3 n/a n/a

GA 16 1 17 26

GF 5 7 5 4 3 2 26

GAA 1.45 1.00 1.45 2.31

GA 3 6 2 1 2 3 17

PG 3 0 3 3

Last Mtg. 2010 2010 2010 2011 2011 2011

PA 3 0 3 4

W 5 1 6 3

Stage Group Group Group Quarter Semi FINAL

L 3 0 3 6

T 3 0 3 3

SO 2 0 2 2

Result

RSL advance 4-1 agg. RSL advance 3-2 agg. RSL loses 2-3 agg.

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