Real Salt Lake vs Philadelphia Union

Led by leading scorer Sam Johnson, Real Salt Lake needs to close ground on the rest of the Western Conference to secure a playoff spot, while Philadelphia has a slight lead for the top overall seed in the Eastern. Can the Union build a bigger lead in the conference?

How to Watch

Where: Rio Tinto Stadium, Salt Lake City, Utah.

When: Saturday, July 13th at 10:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+ and MLS Live on DAZN, Salt Lake TV/Radio: KMYU, ESPN 700 AM. Union TV/Radio: PHL17.

Team Notes

Real Salt Lake

Through 19 games, Real Salt Lake has a record of 8-9-2 (W-L-D) with 25 goals and 29 goals against.

Real Salt Lake are currently in 8th place in the Western Conference with 26 points, 17 points behind the West leader, LAFC with 43 points.

Real Salt Lake have 60-1 odds to take the MLS Championship in November.

Philadelphia Union

The Union has posted a record of 10-5-6 (W-L-D) through their first 21 matches.

Philadelphia has scored 39 goals against the 28 they’ve conceded. They are in 1st place in the Eastern Conference, five points ahead of 2nd place D.C. United.

The Union are 10-1 favorites to win the 2019 MLS title in November.

Goalie Notes

Real Salt Lake: Nick Rimando (6-7-2, 1.53 goals allowed per game)

Rimando, 39 years of age, is on a roll for Salt Lake, allowing just two goals over his last four matches.

  • Rimando has made just six saves in his last four matches as he’s seen a small number of shots.
  • Salt Lake’s keeper has surrendered eight goals in his last four matches at home.
  • Rimando has four clean sheets this season, a surprising percentage for a keeper his age.

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake (5-4-4, 1.46 goals allowed per game)

Blake’s return from national duty with Jamaica was a 2-2 tie to Orlando, as the keeper made two saves against four shots on goal.

  • The Union keeper has faced four or more shots in four of his last five matches.
  • Blake’s record in his last five matches is 2-1-2.
  • Blake has allowed two or more goals in four of his last five starts.

Players to Watch

Real Salt Lake

Salt Lake is led in goals by forward Sam Johnson, who has eight goals in 16 appearances.

Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak have three assists each to lead Real Salt Lake.

  • Jefferson Savarino leads the club with 18 shots on goal in 14 appearances.
  • Johnson also leads Salt Lake with five home goals, despite just starting ten games.
  • Rusnak is 2nd on the team in goals scored with six in 17 games.

Philadelphia Union

Kacper Przybylko leads the Union in goals with nine in 14 matches.

Jamiro Monteiro has seven assists for the Union in 16 appearances, best on the club.

  • Przybylko has scored five goals on the road this season to lead Philadelphia.
  • Monteiro and Fafa Picault are runner-ups with two road scores for Union.
  • Przybylko leads the Union with 23 shots on goal. Picault and Monteiro have 17 for 2nd on the squad.

Last Five Games

Real Salt Lake

  • Real Salt Lake has a record of 2-2-1 in their last five matches.
  • In their last five games, Real Salt Lake have a minus-2 goal differential.
  • In their last six matches, Real Salt Lake has scored two goals just once in that span.

Philadelphia Union

  • Philadelphia is 2-2-1 in their last five matches.
  • The Union’s goal differential over the five-game span is plus-one.
  • Philadelphia has scored seven goals in their last three matches.

Game Odds Real Salt Lake vs Philadelphia Union

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Real Salt Lake vs Philadelphia match on 888Sport and BetStars. Here are the latest odds. Good luck!

Match

Sportsbook Real Salt Lake Tie PHI Union Link
888Sport NJ +130 +235 +190
BetStars NJ +130 +250 +195

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Total

Sportsbook Over 2.5 Under 2.5 Link
888Sport NJ -150 +123
BetStars NJ -150 +120

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