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Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke knew. Of course he knew. Just look at his Twitter timeline. Petke turned from former Real Monarchs coach, even if only for a couple months, into a huge fan of the Monarchs, the United …

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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Real Salt Lake defender Tony Beltran (2) gets a shove from Minnesota United forward Abu Danladi (9), in MLS soccer action at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, June 17, 2017.   RSL, coming off a home win, tries to bring that success on the road
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    Updated Jun 23 2017 08:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Real Salt Lake forward Yura Movsisyan (14) takes a shot, in MLS action at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Real Salt Lake: ‘I like my playing to do the talking,’ says Movsisyan
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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Real Salt Lake’s Jefferson Savarino and New York City FC midfielder Thomas McNamara (15). Real Salt Lake vs. New York City FC at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Wednesday May 17, 2017. Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke, finally, has options — and that’s a good thing
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Real Salt Lake defender Tony Beltran (2) gets a shove from Minnesota United forward Abu Danladi (9), in MLS soccer action at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Justen Glad provides a boost to Real Salt Lake’s defense in his return
    Sandy • After starting 27 games last season, Justen Glad entered Saturday night’s matchup against Minnesota United with no playing time this season. B...
    Updated Jun 20 2017 06:15 pm   |     |   Share



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