RSL 1 – Minnesota 1- Honours even at Rio Tinto Stadium

Joy and disappointment for both sides as RSL and Minnesota can only manage a 1-1 draw
Dave Conor

Dave Conor

Dave is a highly dedicated, passionate writer. His coverages of MLS games come from the city of New York where he currently resides, although his heart is always with his favorite team – New England Revolution.

RSL were held to 1-1 draw by Minnesota down on Sunday at Rio Tinto Stadium. After today’s result, RSL and Minnesota currently occupy 6th and 11th spots in the league, with 9 points and 7 points respectively after 10 matches.

RSL started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, thanks to a goal from Kreilach in the 13th minute and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Minnesota took the lead in the second half, with Niko Hansen finding the net, 78 minutes in. The game ended wih a 1-1 draw.

For RSL, Meram, came on for Julio. Minnesota brought on Ábila and Niko Hansen, to replace Hunou and Hayes.

Technical card:
Real Salt Lake: Macmath, Marcelo Silva, Glad, Brody, Herrera, Nick Besler, Ruiz, Kreilach, Rusnák, Julio (Meram, min.71) and Méndez
Minnesota United: Miller, Dibassy, Boxall, Chase Gasper, Métanire, Hayes (Niko Hansen, min.65), Trapp, Gregus, Dotson, Lod and Hunou (Ábila, min.65)
Stadium: Rio Tinto Stadium
Goals: Kreilach (1-0, min. 13) and Niko Hansen (1-1, min. 78)

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