2016 Real Salt Lake season

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Real Salt Lake
2016 season
Owner Dell Loy Hansen
Coach Jeff Cassar
Stadium Rio Tinto Stadium
Major League Soccer Conference: 6th
Overall: 10th
MLS Cup Playoffs Knockout round
U.S. Open Cup Fifth round
Rocky Mountain Cup Winners
Desert Diamond Cup 7th
Top goalscorer League: Yura Movsisyan (6)
All: Joao Plata (8)
Highest home attendance 20,389 (Jul. 1 vs. D.C. United)
Lowest home attendance 18,036 (Jun. 22 vs. New York Red Bulls)
Average home league attendance 19,759
Home colors
Away colors

The 2016 Real Salt Lake season was the team's 12th year of existence and their twelfth consecutive season in Major League Soccer, the top division of the American soccer pyramid.

Background[edit]

2015 Real Salt Lake season

Non-competitive[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Desert Diamond Cup[edit]

Friendly[edit]

Competitions[edit]

MLS Regular Season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Western Conference Table[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
4 Seattle Sounders FC 34 14 14 6 44 43 +1 48 Knockout round
5 Sporting Kansas City 34 13 13 8 42 41 +1 47
6 Real Salt Lake 34 12 12 10 44 46 −2 46
7 Portland Timbers 34 12 14 8 48 53 −5 44
8 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 10 15 9 45 52 −7 39
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.
Overall Table[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
7 Seattle Sounders FC (C) 34 14 14 6 44 43 +1 48 2018 CONCACAF Champions League
8 Sporting Kansas City 34 13 13 8 42 41 +1 47
9 Real Salt Lake 34 12 12 10 44 46 −2 46
10 D.C. United 34 11 10 13 53 47 +6 46
11 Montreal Impact 34 11 11 12 49 53 −4 45
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
(C) Champion.
Notes:
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Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
34 46 12 12 10 44 46  −2 8 1 8 22 14  +8 4 11 2 22 32  −10

Last updated: October 24, 2016
Source: MLS Results
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Match Results[edit]

March[edit]
April[edit]
May[edit]
June[edit]
July[edit]
August[edit]
September[edit]
October[edit]

MLS Cup Playoffs[edit]

Western Conference Knockout Round[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Real Salt Lake entered the 2016 U.S. Open Cup with the rest of Major League Soccer in the fourth round.[1]

CONCACAF Champions League[edit]

Real Salt Lake will continue the 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League in the knockout stage with all remaining competitors. Having earned a 3rd-place position in the knockout stage Real Salt Lake will host the second leg of the quarter finals

Stats[edit]

  • Stats from MLS Regular season, MLS play offs, CONCACAF Champions league, and U.S. Open Cup are all included.
As of October 27, 2016[2]

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

  • Age calculated as of the start of the 2016 season.
As of 6 August 2016''[3]
No. Position Player Nation Age
1 GK Lalo Fernández (HGP)  Mexico 23
2 DF Tony Beltran  United States 28
3 DF Phanuel Kavita  Democratic Republic of the Congo 22
4 DF Jámison Olave  Colombia 34
5 MF Kyle Beckerman (Captain)  United States 33
6 DF Boyd Okwuonu  United States 23
7 FW Juan Manuel Martínez (DP)  Argentina 30
8 MF Stephen Sunday  Nigeria 27
10 FW Joao Plata (DP)  Ecuador 24
11 MF Javier Morales  Argentina 36
12 MF Omar Holness (GA)  Jamaica 21
14 FW Yura Movsisyan (DP; loan from Spartak Moscow)  Armenia 28
15 DF Justen Glad (HGP)  United States 19
16 DF Chris Wingert  United States 33
17 DF Demar Phillips  Jamaica 32
18 GK Nick Rimando  United States 36
19 MF Luke Mulholland  England 27
20 FW Ricardo Velazco (HGP)  United States 22
21 DF Aaron Maund  United States 25
24 GK Jeff Attinella  United States 27
25 DF Danilo Acosta (HGP)  Honduras 18
27 MF John Stertzer  United States 25
28 DF Chris Schuler  United States 28
29 FW Pedro Báez (loan from Cerro Porteño)  Paraguay 19
30 FW Emery Welshman  Guyana 24
49 FW Devon Sandoval  United States 24
70 MF Jordan Allen  United States 20
80 FW Olmes García  Colombia 23

Transfers[edit]

As of March 6, 2016. [13]

In[edit]

Position Player Previous Club Fees/Notes Date
MF Honduras Danilo Acosta United States Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy HGP 12/29/15
MF Jamaica Omar Holness United States North Carolina Tar Heels 2016 MLS SuperDraft 12/29/15
MF Nigeria Stephen Sunday Turkey Alanyaspor 1/21/16
FW Guyana Emery Welshman United States Real Monarchs 1/22/16
DF United States Chris Wingert United States New York City FC 2/3/16
DF United States Chris Schuler United States Real Monarchs 8/11/16

Out[edit]

Position Player Next Club Fees/Notes Date
DF Guatemala Elías Vásquez unattached option declined 11/30/15
MF Brazil Pecka United States Rayo OKC option declined 11/30/15
DF United States Chris Schuler United States Real Monarchs out of contract 11/30/15
MF United States Luis Gil Mexico Querétaro out of contract 11/30/15
MF United States Luis Silva Mexico Tigres UANL out of contract 11/30/15
FW Argentina Sebastián Jaime Chile Universidad Católica contract terminated 1/21/16
DF The Gambia Abdoulie Mansally United States Houston Dynamo trade 2/18/16
MF Chile Adolfo Ovalle unattached contract terminated 4/28/16

Loans[edit]

In[edit]

Position Player Loaned From Fees/Notes Date
FW Armenia Yura Movsisyan Russia Spartak Moscow one-year loan; DP 1/15/16
MF United States Andrew Brody United States Real Monarchs 4-day loan (extreme hardship) 4/1/16
DF United States Emilio Orozco United States Real Monarchs 4-day loan (extreme hardship) 4/1/16
FW Paraguay Pedro Báez Paraguay Cerro Porteño end of season; option to buy 7/22/16

Out[edit]

Position Player Loaned To Fees/Notes Date
MF Mexico Sebastian Saucedo Mexico Veracruz one-year loan; HGP 1/12/16
FW United States Devon Sandoval United States Rayo OKC Rest of the 2016 season 7/13/16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "102nd U.S. Open Cup Unveils Format, Record Number of Teams". ussoccer.com. 
  2. ^ http://www.realsaltlake.com/stats/season
  3. ^ "Players". Real Salt Lake. April 8, 2014. Retrieved January 14, 2016.