REAL SALT LAKE

Kreilach Scores Again In L.A. To Put Real Salt Lake Up Early

Mar 23, 2019, 9:32 PM
Real Salt Lake midfielder Damir Kreilach (8) misses a short shot on goal during the Real Salt Lake ...
Real Salt Lake midfielder Damir Kreilach (8) misses a short shot on goal during the Real Salt Lake versus Vancouver Whitecaps soccer match at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Saturday, March 9, 2019. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)
(Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Real Salt Lake striker Damir Kreilach put his team up 1-0 in the first half with a slick penalty kick goal.

Following a penalty in the box by LAFC’s Latif Blessing on RSL’s Sebastian Saucedo, Kreilach was given the opportunity to give the visiting team the opening lead. He buried it, low right side as LAFC goalkeeper Tyler Miller guessed the other way.

It was the first goal of the season for Kreilach.

It was fitting that Kreilach would have a goal in LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium. In last season’s playoff game against LAFC, Kreilach scored on an incredible crane-kick style goal to help boost RSL to a 3-2 knockout round victory.

Getting the early goal was key for RSL, who was playing with a severely depleted roster against LAFC. Several RSL players were out for various reason, including Corey Baird, Sam Johnson and Albert Rusnak, who were away on international duty.

RSL games are available to be streamed on KSLSports.com or the KSL TV app.

  • Real Salt Lake Scoreboard

  • Real Salt Lake Team Leaders

  • Real Salt Lake Standings

Real Salt Lake

Jefferson-Savarino-Real-Salt-Lake...
Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake Front Office Still With Plenty Of Work Remaining

What should Real Salt Lake fans expect in year two of the David Blitzer and Ryan Smith reign? And where does the club need more depth?!
6 days ago
Javier-Morales-fights-for-ball-against-Monterrey-player-in-2011-champions-league-final...
Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake Draws Concacaf Giants In Leagues Cup

Real Salt Lake has been placed in a Leagues Cup group alongside Liga MX giants Monterrey FC and MLS foe Seattle Sounders.
12 days ago
Diego-Luna-Real-Salt-Lake-During-Game...
Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake’s Diego Luna Called Into U.S. Under 20 Side

Real Salt Lake's Diego Luna has been called into the United States Under-20 training camp, the club announced. 
13 days ago
America-First-Field-Real-Salt-Lake...
Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake Signs Gomez, Breaks Club Record Transfer Fee

Real Salt Lake has acquired winger Carlos Andrés Gómez from Colombian powerhouse Millonarios FC, the club has confirmed. 
22 days ago
Pablo Mastroeni - Watches - against- san jose...
Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake Signs Homegrown Pair To First Team Roster

Real Salt Lake has announced the Homegrown signings of defenders Luis Rivera and Delentz Pierre to the 2023 first-team roster. 
26 days ago
Sergio - Cordova - Celebrates - Goal - Versus - Vancouver...
Tom Hackett

Sergio Córdova Concludes Loan Spell At Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake striker Sergio Córdova has concluded his loan spell and has returned to Bundesliga side FC Augsburg. 
27 days ago

Sponsored Articles

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...
KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.
Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...
KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.
Football soccer ball on grass field on stadium...
KSL Digital Sales

Everything You Need to Know to Watch the 2022 World Cup

Find out where and when to watch the upcoming games and final match for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, including where to find live updates.
ksl sports logos...
KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.
jimmy-buffett-tour-art...
KSL Sports

Win Tickets Wednesday: Jimmy Buffett

Get your Hawaiian shirts ready.
Iron Maiden tour...
KSL Sports

Win Tickets Wednesday: Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden returns to Utah in 2022 with The Legacy of the Beast tour.
Kreilach Scores Again In L.A. To Put Real Salt Lake Up Early