Real Salt Lake dropped their first match of the young season tonight vs San Jose but not before a memorable shot from Rubio Rubin.
EARLY CONTENDER FOR @MLS GOAL OF THE YEAR! 😱
Take a bow, Rubio Rubin.
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 8, 2021
— Real Salt Lake (@realsaltlake) May 8, 2021
Records: Real Salt Lake 2-0-0, (6 points, 3rd in West); San Jose Earthquakes (2-1-0, 6 points, 2nd in West)
Head-to-Head: Through 34 regular season matches played Real Salt Lake has a fairly even record with San Jose Earthquakes with an all-time record of 11-12-11. However, in the 16 games played at home RSL has only lost in three of those matches for a 6-3-7 record.
The two sides last played one another on October 28, 2020, in a match that saw San Jose take the 2-0 victory on their home field at PayPal Park. Both of the Earthquakes goals were scored by Major League Soccer’s all-time leading goal scorer, Chris Wondolowski.
Real Salt Lake last hosted San Jose on September 11, 2019, in a 1-0 victory for the home team, with midfielder Damir Kreilach scoring the lone goal of the match.
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