2020.09.12_rosternotes

Real Salt Lake vs Colorado Rapids | Roster Notes | September 12, 2020

Starting XI:

William Yarbrough, Keegan Rosenberry, Lalas Abubakar, Danny Wilson, Sam Vines, Kellyn Acosta, Jack Price, Cole Bassett, Younes Namli, Diego Rubio, Andre Shinyashiki

Bench:

Clint Irwin, Drew Moor, Auston Trusty, Jeremy Kelly, Collen Warner, Nicolás Mezquida, Braian Galván, Jonathan Lewis, Kei Kamara

Injury Report

Kortne Ford will miss tonight's game as he continues rehab on his left knee. The defender underwent successful surgery on Tuesday, August 25.

Notes:

Never Too Late

Wednesday's late equalizer against the Houston Dynamo marked the fifth time this season when the Rapids scored in the final ten minutes of play to either level the score or win the match.

You Always Remember Your First 

Several current Rapids player have made their MLS debuts against Real Salt Lake: Drew Moor (2005), Clint Irwin (2013), Diego Rubio (2016) and Jeremy Kelly (2020). Similarly, Lalas Abubakar's first game in burgundy was against RSL in 2019. 

Moor has logged 1,350 minutes and 15 appearances, all starts, for the Rapids against their Rocky Mountain rival. Both of these stats rank as the most in club history. 

Rocky Mountain Cup Scenarios

RSL won 4-1 in the first leg of the RMC on Saturday, August 22. Tonight, the Rapids will need to win by 4 goals or more to claim the Rocky Mountain Cup. Anything else, the RMC stays with RSL.


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