After a hectic day of World Cup drama, MLS action continues out in Sandy, Utah, as the New England Revolution travel out west to take on the defending champions Real Salt Lake (Direct Kick, 10:00 p.m.).
Kyle Beckerman — who has been out several weeks with a foot injury, might be available and make his return for RSL, while forward Robbie Findley could see his first MLS action since returning from the World Cup in South Africa. At the very least, Salt Lake hopes to keep their excellent home form intact, owning a 5-0-2 mark in Utah.
Things aren't as rosy for New England, a side that comes into Friday night's encounter having won just once since April 10. Their road form has also been quite poor, going 1-5-0 away from Gillette Stadium. And the last time they made the trip out to Rio Tinto, New England lost 6-0. Revenge, and the need to start turning around the 2010 season, adds the pressure to the visitors.
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