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Real Salt Lake Welcomes Vancouver Whitecaps FC to Sandy on Saturday

September 18, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Real Salt Lake News Release

SANDY, Utah - Real Salt Lake returns to the field for the first time in a week when it welcomes Vancouver Whitecaps FC to Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday, September 19. Kickoff in Sandy is set for 7:30 p.m. MT and will be broadcast live locally on KMYU, the KSL TV app and ESPN700 radio.

For a full list of safety protocols put in place for the match at Rio Tinto Stadium to keep players, staff, fans and media safe, click here.

RSL returns to the pitch after suffering its worst home loss in club history at the hands of Colorado last Saturday, falling 5-0. The defeat marked the first home loss of the 2020 season for RSL.

Saturday will be the 23rd all-time meeting between RSL and the Whitecaps with the all-time series knotted at 9-9-4 going to each side since the Canadian side entered the league in 2011.

In the last meeting between the sides, RSL saw a 1-0 victory on Decision Day in 2019 behind a first half goal from Damir Kreilach. The win solidified third place in the Western Conference and its first win in Vancouver. Whitecaps FC is coming off the back of a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday in Vancouver to end the Canadian phase of Major League Soccer's continuation of play.

How to Follow Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Saturday, September 19, 2020

-Coverage Begins: 7:00 p.m. MT

-Local TV: KMYU w/ David James (play-by-play) & Brian Dunseth (color) with Samantha Yarock (sideline)

-Digital Streaming: KSL TV app

-English Radio: ESPN700

-Spanish TV: N/A

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