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Real Salt Lake Faces San Jose Earthquakes in Round of 16 of MLS Is Back Tournament

July 26, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Real Salt Lake News Release

ORLANDO, FL - - Real Salt Lake enters the Knockout Round of the 2020 MLS is Back Tournament when it faces the San Jose Earthquakes on Monday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. MT in the Round of 16. The match will air nationally on FS1 and locally on ESPN700 radio.

After concluding the Group Stage with a 1-1-1 record (4 points), RSL was one of 16 teams to advance to the knockout rounds after finishing third in Group C to advance as the highest seeded Wild Card team. San Jose finished at the top of Group B, earning a 2-0-1 record (7 points) through its group stage matches.

The 2020 MLS is Back tournament format changes in the knockout rounds with matches no longer counting towards a team's regular season points total as teams meet in single-elimination matches for the chance to be crowned tournament champions.

The two sides have faced one another on 33 occasions since 2005 with the all-time record between the sides knotted at 11-11-11. The only mark separating the two sides within the all-time record is RSL's 45 goals scored in the series compared to San Jose's 39. In the last meeting, RSL claimed a 1-0 victory over the Quakes at Rio Tinto Stadium behind a 75th minute strike from Damir Kreilach on September 11, 2019.

How to Follow Real Salt Lake vs. San Jose Earthquakes - Monday, July 27, 2020

-Coverage Begins: 6:30 p.m. MT

-National TV: FS1

-Digital Streaming: N/A

-English Radio: ESPN700

-Spanish TV: FOX Deportes


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