Rapids’ calamity continues after 3-0 loss to Real Salt Lake

SALT LAKE Metropolis — The Colorado Rapids had been hoping to do some thing they haven’t finished due to the fact 2007, get back-to-back game titles towards Genuine Salt Lake in Utah. They failed to do so, losing three- in one of the worst losses of the time.

“We’re let down certainly with the result,” captain Jack Selling price claimed. “We assumed we had been at ease in the sport right up until certainly the objectives we conceded, which for our criteria they’re beneath par so we consider whole duty as a team there.”

Is it revenge or is the curse back?

The Rapids snuck absent with the Rocky Mountain Cup past time following a 5- victory at Rio Tinto Stadium. It was just the fourth time in fourteen many years of the rivalry the Rapids experienced taken home the cup and it was the to start with get in Salt Lake due to the fact 2007.

They defeat the Vancouver Whitecaps at Rio Tinto Stadium earlier this time. With two straight wins at the stadium, it experienced appeared individuals demons could be behind them.

Until Saturday evening.

In the 14th moment, Lalas Abubakar handed the ball back to goalkeeper William Yarbrough, when Yarbrough went to quit it, the ball was no lengthier there. It went previous Yarbrough and across the aim line right before the goalkeeper could get to it. A perform that will probably conclusion up on SportsCenter’s not prime ten.

“Will’s been excellent for us this time, he has so many clean up sheets previously,” Selling price claimed. “… So one mistake, I’m not likely to set him down in the ground mainly because it is what it is. It occurs. Unfortunately he’s a goalkeeper so if he can make a error it commonly ends in a aim.”

In the thirtieth moment, the Rapids located themselves on the mistaken aspect of a turnover after yet again. Soon after a corner kick, with most of their defenders in or in the vicinity of the opponent’s box, Andre Shinyashiki lost control of the ball. It was cleared to RSL’s Bobby Wood, who carried it down the pitch, defeat Keegan Rosenberry one-on-one and slotted it home to set his squad up two-.

“We manufactured some seriously bad problems tonight,” head mentor Robin Fraser claimed. “We manufactured some seriously bad problems and it was normally likely to be a challenge when we give absent the objectives that we did… [B]ut we move on.”