Real Salt Lake finds balance in its back line during winning streak

Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune as Real Salt Lake hosts the Seattle Sounders at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, Saturday, June 2, 2018. Two weeks ago, Real Salt Lake had the worst defense in the Western Conference. But since then, a few changes to the back line has solidified a unit that has allowed only one goal in its past three games, all wins, as RSL has surged to third in the West. “I saw a total team defending,” RSL coach Mike Petke said after RSL’s 2-0 win over Seattle on Saturday, its second shutout of the Sounders in eight days, “and immediate counter pressure when we… Read More

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