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Player ratings: RSL 1-1 San Jose

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RSL's defense showed well but things did not look as good pushing forward.

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Nick Rimando - 6.5 Rimando was in the right spot on a few occastions and made a much-needed save to preserve a point when the ball was lost at the top of the 18. His body language showed frustration but he came through when called upon.

Abdoulie Mansally - 5.5 Mansally did not have any major mistakes and used his speed to his advantage. Not a great game, not a horrible game.

Jamison Olave - 7 Minus the one giveaway at the top of the 18 that led to a great chance for San Jose, Olave had a very nice showing. RSL definitely feels less vulnerable when he is on the field.

Elias Vasquez - 6.5 Vasquez had a solid performance and is proving himself to be a fantastic option at CB. The more he plays, the more I think RSL has found a hidden gem.

Tony Beltran - 7 This was a much better game than the one last Saturday. Beltran positioned himself well, defended well in one-on-one situations, and passed well out of the back. He even attempted a shot even though it was blocked.

Kyle Beckerman - 6 Beckerman tried to get the midfield cranking with limited  success given the choppiness of the game and the consistent stop and go of play. The highlight of the game for Beckerman was signed to the San Jose player that spent plenty of time on the ground to stop crying.

Luke Mulholland - 4 Outside of a few fancy passes, Mulholland was less than effective in midfield. He had a hard time connecting and getting involved.

Luis Gil - 4 Gil had a few moments of creativity but long stretches of invisibility. That has been the story of the season so far for Gil, unfortunately.

Olmes Garcia - 3.5 Garcia tried multiple to use his speed to get past defenders in situations that it just wasn't going to work. Garcia desperately needs to figure out another method to create chances or his time as a starter will abruptly come to an end in a few weeks.

Javier Morales- 5.5 It was great to have Morales back, even if it was for just 41 minutes. He did not quite have the effect on the game that I thought he would, however. RSL still hasn't figured out their attack and ended the game with no shots on goal.

Alvaro Saborio - 5 Sabo battled repeatedly to hold up the ball but was unable to get a good shot off. Part if not most of that is due to lack of quality service coming his way.

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Jordan Allen - 5.5 Allen was one of the brighter spots on the field for Salt Lake and did as much as he could to take players on and create for his team. Not to much came of it, but he did what he could.

Devon Sandoval - 5 Sandoval came within a foot or two of putting in a game winner but could not get there to tap the ball in. His lack of speed is a hindrance at times, but he used his physicality to make himself known.

Sebastian Saucedo - 6 Saucedo came into the match with confidence, especially considering that he got sent off the last time he saw the field. He is tenacious and not afraid to push when he is playing. RSL could probably use more of that spark up front.