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

Sep 20, 2023, 8:37 PM

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RSL's Chicho Arango vs. Seattle on July 22, 2023 (Courtesy of Real Salt Lake)

(Courtesy of Real Salt Lake)

SALT LAKE CITY – 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.

The goal was Arango’s fifth of the season.

Arango is currently on a hot streak though.

His goal in the 42nd minute extended his goal streak to four games. The last time Arango didn’t score was nearly a month ago against the Houston Dynamo.

Arango’s goal could have been predicted when you look at his current streak combined with his playing history against FC Dallas.

He’s scored five goals in just three matches against the Texas club.

Pablo Mastroeni On RSL’s preparedness and the Western Conference

Real Salt Lake sits sixth in the West with a record of 11-10-7.

RSL is only three points behind LAFC who holds the 2-seed.

Head coach Pablo Mastroeni explained that anything could happen in the final weeks of the regular season.

“The west is a logjam,” Mastroeni said. “One point or less will move the needle. Whether we are home or away, we want to go for those three.”

Despite key players missing time as of late, Mastroeni believes the club is prepared to finish strong.

“I think we’re set up in a really good position to fight as a group, to compete as a group, and to play as a group,” Mastroeni said.

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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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