Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
RSL: Time for a showdown in the Champions League
RSL » Team receives a salary-budget bonus if it reaches the knockout round.

< Previous Page

The league provides the bonus to support teams advancing in Champions League since many need the financial help to retain the players who helped them qualify for the knockout rounds.

Without the bonus, Lagerwey told The Tribune last month that RSL likely will make some changes.

At a glance

Real Salt Lake vs. Herediano

At Rio TintoStadium

Kickoff » 8 p.m.

TV » Fox Soccer Channel

Radio » 700 AM, 1600 AM, 102.3 FM

Records » Real Salt Lake 2-1; Herediano 3-0

Last meeting » Herediano, 1-0 (July 31)

About RSL » Overall, they are 6-1-2 in their last nine games and have outscored the opponents 12-3. ... Forward Alvaro Saborio has scored two of their three goals in the Champions League, but he won’t play because of yellow card accumulation.

About Herediano » Midfielder Elias Aguilar scored the only goal in the 14th minute of their 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake on July 31. ... They played with a one-man advantage over the final 32 minutes after a controversial red card on Real’s Nat Borchers.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

"I like to say if the team is successful and advances in Champions League, we have a big incentive to keep them together," Lagerwey said. "And conversely, by succeeding in Champions League, we get more money, which allows us to keep the team together."

The bottom line?

"Everybody knows we have to win," forward Fabian Espindola said.

Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment

About Reader Comments

Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.