REAL SALT LAKE

Real Salt Lake Yet To Lose Consecutive Games In 2022

Aug 16, 2022, 3:16 PM
Pablo Mastroeni - Real Salt Lake - Lumen Field...
Real Salt Lake manager Pablo Mastroeni at Lumen Field on August 14 following the 2-1 win against Seattle. (Photo by Laura Dearden/Real Salt Lake)
(Photo by Laura Dearden/Real Salt Lake)

SALT LAKE CITY – Real Salt Lake is yet to experience the emotion of consecutive losses in 2022. Under manager Pablo Mastroeni following a loss, Real Salt Lake boasts a record of 10 wins, 1 loss, and 4 draws.

Remarkably, the record has played a key role in the resurgence of Real Salt Lake under Mastroeni’s guidance. RSL, like most MLS clubs, has played and recorded positive results while also going through stretches of poor form.

But while RSL has endured rough stretches throughout the 2022 season, it has yet to experience the pain of consecutive losses. A statistic very few MLS clubs can boast.

Real Salt lake Trending Upwards

The continued stability on the pitch is a reflection of how the club is operating. Under new ownership, Real Salt Lake has taken leaps from the dark days of the Dell Loy Hansen reign. Mastroeni has played a pivotal role in the resurgence of the club.

When Mastroeni took over as the interim manager in the middle of last season, he has continued to preach the importance of achieving mental fortitude. The word “mentality” has been spoken by Mastroeni and his players ad naseum throughout countless press conferences this year and last.

It seems, given that RSL is yet to lose consecutive games in 2022, that his preaching is having an effect.

Following the 6-0 drumming that RSL sustained on the road against New York City on April 17, 2022, the press conference immediately following the game was not filled with blame and embarresment, as one may expect. Rather, Mastroeni and his players expressed their desire and willingness to learn from their mistakes in an effort to ensure that a result of that magnitude doesnt happen again anytime soon.

Without question Real Salt Lake is trending upwards under Mastroeni. The inevitable loss every now and then is nowadays accepted and responded with a determination often portrayed in winning organizations around the world. The final quarter of an hour against Seattle last weekend was a fine example of that.

Next Real Salt Lake Match

Real Salt Lake will return home and play the Vancouver Whitecaps next Saturday, August 20th.

Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. and will be available to stream for free via the KSL Sports and KSL 5 TV apps or on KSL Sports dot com.

 

  • Real Salt Lake Scoreboard

  • Real Salt Lake Team Leaders

  • Real Salt Lake Standings

Real Salt Lake

RSL-Atlas-FC...
Kyle Ireland

Real Salt Lake Falls At Home In Friendly Against Atlas F.C.

Real Salt Lake suffered a loss at home to Atlas F.C. of Liga MX., a match that was a friendly and part of the Leagues Cup Showcase.
4 days ago
Aaron Herrera - Real Salt Lake...
Kyle Ireland

RSL’s Herrera Buries Ridiculous Goal From Long Range Against Atlas

Aaron Herrera scored against Atlas F.C. on an incredible strike from RSL's own half of the pitch during the first half of the friendly match.
4 days ago
Jared-Butler-Utah-Jazz-Real-Salt-Lake-Training-Session...
Tom Hackett

Utah Jazz Players Join Real Salt Lake For Joint Training Session

Utah Jazz players joined Real Salt Lake at America First Field to participate in a joint training session ahead of Real Salt Lake's friendly.
5 days ago
Jefferson-Savarino-Sergio-Cordova-Real-Salt-Lake...
Tom Hackett

Multiple Real Salt Lake Players Called Into National Team Camps

A long list of Real Salt Lake players have been called into their respective national team duties ahead of the two-week international window. 
6 days ago
Pablo - Mastroeni - Real - Salt - Lake...
Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake Laments Injuries, Depth As 2022 Campaign Collapses

In order for Real Salt Lake to keep up with the pack, it must spend more money on its roster ahead of the 2023 season.
7 days ago
Pablo Ruiz - RSL - Dribbles - Versus - FC Cincinnati...
Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake’s Playoff Hopes Suffer Significant Blow With Cincinnati Loss

Real Salt Lake has suffered a potential playoff-crushing home loss to Cincinnati FC at America First Field.
9 days ago
Real Salt Lake Yet To Lose Consecutive Games In 2022