Real Salt Lake Gets Back To MLS Play With Trip To Los Angeles

Aug 18, 2023, 2:53 PM | Updated: 2:53 pm

SALT LAKE CITY – After more than a month away from Major League Soccer action, Real Salt Lake gets back to MLS play with a trip to Southern California.

Real Salt Lake @ LA Galaxy

RSL is slated to play the LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on Sunday, August 20.

It will be the club’s first MLS match since July 15 when Real Salt Lake defeated the New York Red Bulls.

Since the win over New York, RSL has played four straight games as part of the 2023 Leagues Cup tournament. Real Salt Lake was eliminated from the tourney with a 4-0 loss to LAFC on August 8. RSL hasn’t played since the blowout loss.

RELATED: Real Salt Lake Drops In Leagues Cup After Second Half Collapse

Real Salt Lake’s recent run of play

Prior to Leagues Cup play, Real Salt Lake was on a 10-match unbeaten streak across MLS and Open Cup matches. The club also didn’t drop a result between May 31 and July 26.

During the 10-match streak, RSL recorded seven victories and three draws. Before starting Leagues Cup play, Real Salt Lake outscored its opponents by a total of 22-10 in June and July.

RSL owns a 10-7-7 record in MLS play and sits in third place in the Western Conference standings with 37 points this season. 37 points is tied for the sixth-most in all of MLS in 2023.

RSL vs. Galaxy in 2023

LA currently sits in the 13th spot out of 14 teams in the Western Conference standings. The Galaxy own a 5-7-10 record this season, good for 22 points in the West standings.

In 2023, RSL and LA split their first two meetings. The Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake, 3-2, in MLS action on May 31. Eight days later, RSL avenged the loss with a 3-2 win over the Galaxy in U.S. Open Cup play.

Real Salt Lake’s match against the Galaxy kicks off at 8:30 p.m. (MDT) and will be broadcast via MLS Season Pass on Apple TV+ and KSL Sports Zone.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for He’s also co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on X/Twitter (@kyleireland), Instagram (@kyleirelandksl), and Threads (@kyleirelandksl).

Download the new & improved KSL Sports app from Utah’s sports leader. You can stream live radio, video and stay up to date on all of your favorite teams.

  • Real Salt Lake Scoreboard

  • Real Salt Lake Team Leaders

  • Real Salt Lake Standings

Real Salt Lake

Justen-Glad-Chicharito-Save-Real Salt-Lake...

Chandler Holt

Real Salt Lake’s Justen Glad Signs Contract Extension Through 2027 Season

Real Salt Lake has extended veteran defender Justen Glad through the 2027 season, the club announced on Thursday.

3 days ago

Real Salt Lake Vancouver Whitecaps...

Chandler Holt

Real Salt Lake Beats Vancouver As Playoff Race Intensifies

Real Salt Lake pulled off a second-half comeback to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps, 2-1, and move above them in the Western Conference.

7 days ago

Justen Glad Real Salt Lake...

Chandler Holt

Justen Glad Gives Real Salt Lake Lead, Gets Bloody Nose In Return

Justen Glad got in front of a cross following a corner and scored a lead-taking goal for RSL against the Whitecaps.

7 days ago

Brayan Vera...

Chandler Holt

Brayan Vera Evens Score For RSL Against Vancouver Whitecaps

After taking eight shots in the first 45', Brayan Vera found the back of the net on Real Salt Lake's first attempt in the second half.

7 days ago

Real Salt Lake Dallas...

Chandler Holt

Real Salt Lake Drops To FC Dallas Following Second-Half Run

Following a cluster of second-half goals from FC Dallas, Real Salt Lake couldn't claw back into the game and lost at home, 3-1.

10 days ago


Chandler Holt

Chicho Arango Gives Real Salt Lake Lead Over Dallas Just Before Halftime

Chicho Arango scored the first goal for either side just before halftime, giving Real Salt Lake the lead over FC Dallas going into the break.

10 days ago

Sponsored Articles

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

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.


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.


KSL Sports

Win Tickets Wednesday: Jimmy Buffett

Get your Hawaiian shirts ready.

Real Salt Lake Gets Back To MLS Play With Trip To Los Angeles