Just two games into the season, Real Salt Lake is already scrambling to keep things from spiraling out of control on defense.
Real Salt Lake is still stinging from a 5-1 loss to Los Angeles FC last weekend that mirrored some of the turbulent moments that the club endured in early matches a season ago.
The loss to Los Angeles exposed some serious flaws ahead of Saturday's match against the New York Red Bulls.
How bad was it?
Salt Lake conceded five goals in a match at Rio Tinto Stadium for the first time in club history. It also marked the first time that goalkeeper Nick Rimando and the RSL backline allowed more than three goals in 160 regular-season home starts. >> Read more
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