Pareja: Today they got the result they deserved
Colorado Rapids Head Coach following the team's 1-0 home win over Real Salt Lake:
On the Rapids getting their first win in six matches:
"I thought it was a very good game. The boys were very happy with the result, with the three points to get out of that hole. We spoke during the week to the boys. We said we still have time and we're going to keep fighting. They have been pushing, they have been trying, they have been fighting. Today they got the result they deserved, and many of our games, they deserved it but they don't get anything. Today I was truly proud of them."
On if that was the Rapids most complete defensive game of the season:
"Today was very solid from the backs to the forwards. It is a great day for them because they know that they can do it. As I say, sometimes the game is cruel and doesn't give you what you deserve. Today they get a great three points."
On what he hopes the Rapids get out of this win:
"They worked this week with a lot of joy despite all of the hard moments that we've had. Obviously losing against Seattle last weekend after a good performance, it was another game where we came out with disappointment and they worked this week with a lot of joy and energy. Last week, that game helped, and today they showed it. They showed a lot of character, personality, and hard work."
On Joseph Nane's role in the offense:
"Jo has brought us a lot of balance. I think he's doing a great job with Jeff [Larentowicz] in the middle. Because he's very technical, he had some good chances in the first half and contributed a great goal."