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  • Herrera scores wild goal in 2-1 exhibition loss to Atlas FC

    SANDY, Utah (ABC4 Sports) - Despite a highlight-reel goal from 70 yards out by defender Aaron Herrera, a short-handed Real Salt Lake side fell 2-1 at home to Liga MX Champions Atlas FC in the final 2022 Leagues Cup Showcase contest of the year. With the loss, RSL falls to an all-time 3-7-4 record against Mexican visitors, including []
  • Player Ratings: RSL 1-2 Atlas FC

    Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports Löffelsend, Hidalgo, and Herrera Shine Despite Loss Tomas Gomez - 5.5 Had several good saves that kept the game at a one goal difference, but his save that led to Atlas’ first goal was poorly redirected. Not much he could do on the second goal, but overall a solid first team debut for Gomez. Andrew Brody - 6 After an unusually quiet half from Brody, he came out and was a huge part of RSL’s second half both in defense and offense. Erik Holt - 6...
  • RSL loses 2-1 to Atlas in Leagues Cup Showcase

    Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports The real story is that Aaron Herrera scored a goal from the defensive third. In a match that featured Axel Kei on the field for 45 minutes, Zack Farnsworth playing his first-ever first-team minutes after a really long injury layoff, and a first-half Justin Meram red card, the real story is this: In a 2-1 Leagues Cup Showcase loss to Atlas, Aaron Herrera scored a goal from the defensive third. There’s more to the story, of course. That goal came...