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Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids: TV details, what to watch, lineup news

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Real Salt Lake's old-time rivalry is back in session, this time on the road. They'll face Colorado Rapids in what's sure to be a tightly contested match between two teams looking for points, first and foremost, and less for continued bad tensions and bad blood.

Lineup news

International duty

Gold Cup: Kyle Beckerman, Demar Phillips, Nick Rimando, Alvaro Saborio, Elias Vasquez

U.S. U-18s: Sebastian Saucedo


Abdoulie Mansally (yellow card accumulation)


Out: Jamison Olave (groin strain)

Probable: Chris Schuler (recovery from meniscus surgery), Justen Glad (hamstring strain)

Predicted lineup

From right to left: Jeff Attinella; Jordan Allen, Aaron Maund, Chris Schuler, Tony Beltran; Luke Mulholland, Luis Gil, Javier Morales; Olmes Garcia, Sebastian Jaime, Joao Plata

Bench: Lalo Fernandez, Justen Glad, Phanuel Kavita, Boyd Okwuonu, Pecka, Sandoval, Stertzer

Key lineup decisions

Right back: The question isn't who plays the two full back positions, but more who plays on which side. The big question: the right side. It's been eons since Tony Beltran played on the left side, but he's been deployed there before. Alternately, Jordan Allen is talented enough to play on the left, but he's usually played on the left because he can come inside a bit more easily — and that's in attack.

Center back: Is Jeff Cassar ready to give Chris Schuler minutes, or are there continued fitness and medical concerns that could keep him out? Will he be ready to play 90 minutes, or will we see Phanuel Kavita alongside Aaron Maund?

Forwards: Will RSL continue with the same effective setup, or will we see another switch in the shape to accommodate something? It's hard to see a change right now, but it does leave the bench a little thin — only Devon Sandoval will be on the bench, and he's not an impact sub — he's a much better player from the start.

TV & radio details

Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake

TV: KMYU, 7 p.m. (2.2 OTA, 12 satellite, 22 Comcast)

Radio: ESPN 700 (English; 700 AM); 102.3 FM / 1600 AM (Spanish)

Live stream: MLS Live