Real Salt Lake defender Nat Borchers heads the ball away from Vancouver Whitecaps forward Corey Hertzog as Real Salt Lake and Vancouver Whitecaps play Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Rio Tinto Stadium. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)
When push came to shove against Vancouver on Saturday night, RSL came through.
Coaches and players stressed the importance of getting a victory to close out the three-game home stand, and based on the performance of the 13 RSL men to see the pitch on Saturday night, fans should be pleased not only with the effort, but also with development of the various position groups moving forward.
Click here to view this week's RSL report card, in which we look at each position group individually, examining their flaws and showcasing their strengths.
Landon Hemsley is the sports content manager for DeseretNews.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @EarlOfHemsley