Real Salt Lake draws 0-0 with DC United on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

SANDY. Real Salt Lake and DC United played out a goalless draw.

Real Salt Lake draws 0-0 with DC United on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

SANDY. Real Salt Lake and DC United didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday..

The match was played at the Rio Tinto Stadium stadium in Sandy on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Kevin Broadley with the support of Corey Rockwell and Adam Garner. The 4th official was Ismail Elfath. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 19 degrees Celsius or 66.16 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 32%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 55 Ball Possession 45
Shots
  • 16 Total 8
  • 6 On Target 3
  • 10 Off Target 5
  • 3 Shots blocked 0
  • 95 Attack 90
  • 59 Dangerous attack 32
  • 60 Ball safe​ 60
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 3
Fouls
  • 11 Total 12
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 6

Ball possession

Real Salt Lake had a strong ball possession 55% while DC United was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Real Salt Lake was putting more pressure with 59 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Real Salt Lake to win the match​.

Real Salt Lake shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. Regarding the opposition, DC United shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Real Salt Lake received 2 yellow cards (M. Silva and A. Herrera). Talking about the opposition, DC United received 3 yellow cards (C. Durkin, M. Akinmboni and D. Ochoa).

Match Timeline

27'
C. Durkin- Yellow
40'
M. Akinmboni- Yellow
46'
C. Odoi-Atsem- sub ->J. Hopkins
46'
T. Alfaro- sub ->M. Akinmboni
59'
M. Rodriguez- sub ->R. Canouse
59'
S. Djeffal- sub ->C. Durkin
61'
D. Ochoa- Yellow
M. Silva- Yellow
66'
B. Ojeda- sub ->J. Loffelsend
68'
A. A. Julio Santos- sub ->M. Chang
68'
R. Rubin- sub ->S. Cordova
68'
D. Musovski- sub ->J. Meram
77'
77'
M. Berry- sub ->O. Kamara
A. Herrera- Yellow
89'

Standings

After playing this contest, Real Salt Lake will have 43 points to hold in the 7th place. On the other side, DC United will have 27 points to hold in the 14th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Real Salt Lake will host Portland Timbers on the 9th of October with a 13-11 head to head stats in favor of Portland Timbers (9 draws).

DC United will host Cincinnati on the 8th of October with a 4-0 head to head stats in favor of DC United (4 draws).

Real Salt Lake – Formation

Real Salt Lake
G
Z. MacMath 18.USA
7.2
D
M. Silva Fernández 30.Uruguay
7.3
66'
D
J. Glad 15.USA
6.8
D
A. Brody 2.USA
6.8
D
A. Herrera 22.USA
6.8
89'
M
M. Chang 16.Cuba
7.2
68'
M
P. Ruíz 6.Argentina
7.2
M
J. Löffelsend 28.Germany
6.8
68'
M
J. Meram 9.Iraq
7.6
77'
F
J. Savarino Quintero 11.Venezuela
7.1
F
S. Córdova Lezama 10.Venezuela
6.8
68'
Substitutes
G
T. Gomez 81.USA
D
B. Oviedo 36.Costa Rica
D
J. Kappelhof 4.Netherlands
M
S. Caldwell 12.USA
M
B. Ojeda 88.Paraguay
6.6
68'
M
D. Luna 26.USA
F
D. Musovski 39.USA
6.6
77'
F
A. Julio 29.Ecuador
7.0
68'
F
R. Méndez 14.USA
6.4
68'

Real Salt Lake started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Pablo Andrés Mastroeni decided to play with the following team: Zac MacMath (7.2), Aaron Herrera (6.8), Justen Glad (6.8), Marcelo Silva (7.3), Andrew Brody (6.8), Maikel Chang (7.2), Jasper Loffelsend (6.8), Pablo Ruiz (7.2), Justin Meram (7.6), Sergio Córdova (6.8) and Jefferson Savarino (7.1).

The home team had on the bench: Scott Caldwell, Braian Ojeda (6.6), Diego Luna, Tomas Gomez, Bryan Oviedo, Johan Kappelhof, Daniel Musovski (6.6), Anderson Julio (7.0) and Rubio Rubin (6.4).

Substitutions

Real Salt Lake made 4 changes: J. Loffelsend for B. Ojeda (68′), M. Chang for A. A. Julio Santos (68′), S. Cordova for R. Rubin (68′) and J. Meram for D. Musovski (77′).

Best player: Justin Meram​

The player that probably impressed the most for Real Salt Lake was Justin Meram.

His rating is (7.6) with 32 passes (84% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 5 crosses.

DC United – Formation

DC United
G
D. Ochoa 32.USA
7.8
61'
D
D. Pines 23.USA
7.6
D
M. Akinmboni 45.USA
6.6
46' 40'
D
G. Pálsson 44.Iceland
7.0
M
A. Najar Rodríguez 14.Honduras
6.8
M
R. Morrison 49.England
6.8
M
R. Canouse 6.USA
6.2
59'
M
C. Durkin 8.USA
5.9
59' 27'
M
J. Hopkins 25.USA
6.6
46'
F
7.1
77'
F
C. Benteke Liolo 20.Belgium
6.2
Substitutes
G
R. Romo 1.Venezuela
D
6.6
46'
D
A. Alfaro 93.Peru
6.5
46'
D
S. Guediri 97.USA
M
S. Djeffal 13.France
6.9
59'
M
D. Skundrich 12.USA
M
M. Rodríguez 77.Chile
7.4
59'
F
K. Smith 17.England
F
Miguel Berry 22.Spain
6.4
77'

DC United started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Wayne Mark Rooney played with: David Ochoa (7.8), Donovan Pines (7.6), Victor Pálsson (7.0), Matai Akinmboni (6.6), Jackson Hopkins (6.6), Russell Canouse (6.2), Christopher Durkin (5.9), Ravel Morrison (6.8), Andy Najar (6.8), Ola Kamara (7.1) and Christian Benteke (6.2).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Chris Odoi-Atsem (6.6), Kimarni Smith, Rafael Romo, Sofiane Djeffal (6.9), Tony Alfaro (6.8), Sami Guediri, Miguel Berry (6.4), Drew Skundrich and Martín Rodríguez (7.4).

Substitutions

DC United made 5 changes: J. Hopkins for C. Odoi-Atsem (46′), M. Akinmboni for T. Alfaro (46′), R. Canouse for M. Rodriguez (59′), C. Durkin for S. Djeffal (59′) and O. Kamara for M. Berry (77′).

Best player: David Ochoa​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for DC United was the goalkeeper: David Ochoa. His rating is 7.83. He performed 7 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.​