Major League Soccer action on Saturday as RSL and San Jose meet at Rio Tinto Stadium – 9:30pm GMT.
As it stands, San Jose will go to Rio Tinto Stadium in tenth place, RSL are currently in seventh.
Real Salt Lake’s Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 45 points, going into this game
RSL will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 1-2 victory over FC Dallas in their last fixture.
Also, With 45 points (13W, 12L and 6D), they are established in seventh position in the League having won 13 matches, drawn six games, and lost 12 meetings.
Playing at home, RSL have won nine fixtures, drawn four fixtures, and lost two games.
Victory for Real Salt Lake would take their points tally to 48 so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
RSL have a good scoring record this season, with 50 netted so far. Their stand out attacking players have been Andrew, David, and Jeffrey. RSL have shown a poor defensive performance so far, having conceded 47 goals in their previous matches.
This season’s Major League Soccer campaign, has so far seen San Jose achieve 37 points
Matías Almeyda will know at the end of this next match, whether San Jose’s season is back on track, having lost their last fixture and drawn against Vancouver Whitecaps before that.
Also, San Jose need to get out of the losing habit, with four recorded in the last six meetings. With a tenth position in the league and 9 wins, 13 losses and 10 draws, they currently have 37 points in the League having won nine games, drawn 10 matches, and lost 13 fixtures.
San Jose’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to RSL. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four meetings, drawn six games, and lost six fixtures.
A win in this fixture, would take San Jose’s points from 37 to 40, so far this season.
Real Salt Lake v San Jose – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the two clubs have previously played each other 37 times with the result being 14 victories and 11 draws for RSL. Also, the trend has been for the local team to struggle to get a win in all four games of their last matches.
For RSL, Andrew is a top performing player who has scored
in 31 League games this campaign, while Mario Daniel is one of the top performing players after having scored
in 32 League fixtures this Major League Soccer Season for San Jose.
Other standout players for RSL are David and Jeffrey with respectively and for San Jose are Emmanuel and James with respectively.