Real Salt Lake To Face New York Red Bulls In 2020 Home Opener
SANDY, Utah – Real Salt Lake announced their home opening match for the 2020 season.
They will play their first match of next season at Rio Tinto Stadium against the New York Red Bulls on Saturday, March 7. The match will start at 12 p.m. MT on the KSLSports.com and the KSL TV app.
Real Salt Lake will start the season on the road against Orlando City SC on Saturday, February 29.
RSL enters their 16th season in Major League Soccer with a record of 6-1-8 all-time in home-opening matches dating back to its inaugural season in 2005 and are 5-1-5 all-time in home openers at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Against the Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake is 7-6-9 all-time and are 6-0-5 at home. Last season, they finished the regular season with a 12-4-1 record at home, which was good for the second most wins at home in MLS.
Earlier this week, the club announced the changes on their coaching staff and front office. Interim General Manager Elliot Fall is the GM after RSL removed the interim tag. The same happened with head coach Freddy Juarez. RSL also hired former defender Tony Beltran as Assistant General Manager.