Fighting to stay out of the Western Conference cellar is a rare position for Real Salt Lake, but it is the spot the club finds itself in these days.
RSL reached the MLS playoffs in eight of the previous nine seasons. It doesn't look much like a playoff team this season, though, as it heads into a home match with New York City FC on Wednesday night.
RSL (2-7-2) is mired in a four-game losing streak and is a point ahead of the last-place Colorado Rapids. During that stretch, Salt Lake was outscored 13-1 and shut out by three straight opponents. >> Read more