MLS – Season Continues – Real Salt Lake v Cincinnati on Match-day 45
MLS action on Sunday as RSL and Cin meet at Rio Tinto Stadium – 4:30am GMT.
Currently sitting in fifth place, Cin will travel to RSL, who are two places lower in the League and sit in seventh place.
This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen Real Salt Lake achieve 43 points
It was three points secured for RSL in their last fixture, beating Austin 3-0 at Q2 Stadium.
Also, Pablo Mastroeni’s RSL have lost two of their last three games this season. They currently stand seventh in the League, with 43 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Playing at home, RSL have won eight meetings, drawn five fixtures, and lost two games.
A win in this fixture would take Real Salt Lake’s points to 46 in the League.
With the MLS season well into its stride, Cincinnati have managed to gain 42 points
Cin come to this game on the back of a victory, having beaten San Jose 6-0 at Nippert Stadium.
Also, with 10 draws in 14 matches, Manager Pat Noonan has plenty to ponder, going into the next match, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With 42 points, they currently sit fifth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Cin’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to RSL. In the 14 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four fixtures, drawn six games, and lost four games.
Victory for Cincinnati would take their points tally to 45 so far this season.
Real Salt Lake v Cincinnati – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels RSL and Cin have faced each other times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in RSL’s favour (1 – 0). Additionally, Rio Tinto Stadium has proven to be something of a fortress for RSL, where they have won all last one game. April 2019 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Cincinnati took all three points winning 0-3 away.