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Whitecaps FC Joins RSL In Wishing Jazz Good Luck In Season Opener

Oct 20, 2021, 3:52 PM
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Real Salt Lake forward Rubio Rubin (14) chases Vancouver Whitecaps defender Erik Godoy (22) as he kicks the ball in Major League Soccer play at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. RSL won 4-0. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Vancouver Whitecaps FC joined Real Salt Lake is wishing the Utah Jazz luck in the team’s season opener.

The Jazz begin the 2021-22 NBA season by hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder at Vivint Arena on Wednesday, October 20.

On game day, RSL shared a “Let’s Go Utah Jazz” graphic on social media.

“Good luck this szn friends, @utahjazz,” Real Salt Lake posted alongside the graphic.

Fellow MLS club, Whitecaps FC, joined RSL in supporting the Jazz prior to tipping off against the Thunder.

“LET’S GO JAZZ #TAKENOTE,” Vancouver replied to RSL’s tweet.

Vancouver called Utah its second home to start the 2021 MLS season. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Whitecaps played the first portion of their home games at Rio Tinto Stadium, the home of RSL, in Sandy, Utah instead of in Canada.

Real Salt Lake’s next match is against Chicago Fire FC on Saturday, October 23 at 6 p.m. (MDT). It will be broadcast on the KSL Sports app and KSLSports.com.

The Thunder vs. Jazz game tips off at 7 p.m. (MDT). It will be televised on AT&T Sports Net and NBA League Pass. Streaming is available on DirecTV Stream and Fubo.

Fans can listen to the game on The Zone Sports Network (97.5 FM & 1280 AM) and KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM and 1160 AM).

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