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Player ratings: RSL 0-0 New England

MLS: New England Revolution at Real Salt Lake Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

Nick Rimando - 6.5 Rimando was confident in his decisions and pressured high when he needed to to prevent a disaster from happening.

Tony Beltran - 6 Tony was sharp and tenacious, as was the rest of the defense.

Justen Glad - 6.5 Glad’s learning curve continues, but the game against New England was one in which he didn’t really have any glaring errors. He contributed to the clean sheet in a big way.

Aaron Maund - 7 Maund was a leader on the back line and looked as much like an elite defender as one could be.

Demar Phillips - 7 Phillips has been the best defender for RSL over the past few games and this one against New England was no exception. He has a combination of hustle and skills that are serving him well now that he is comfortable in the system.

Luke Mulholland - 7 Mulholland had one of his best defensive performances ever in an RSL jersey. He was sacrificing for his teammates and putting his body on the line.

Kyle Beckerman - 6.5 Beckerman was doing his best to push the issue and lead RSL to a win. He had a great scoring chance that unfortunately did not end up in the back of the net. His defense was on point the whole game though.

Javier Morales - 5 Morales is a contentious point of debate these days. He seems to be losing some sharpness in some ways but still has that creative spark that RSL desperately needs at times. Statistically, his shooting and goal scoring are way down from what we are used to. His passing is still very sharp but has not been leading to goals lately. Is that his fault? Hard to say.

Juan Manuel Martinez - 5 Burrito hasn’t looked like Burrito for a few games. He is getting around defenders but then is unable to convert that into a scoring chance. He looks a little frustrated, but it’s hard to say what’s going on.

Joao Plata - 4.5 Where is the MVP-caliber Plata? Towards the beginning of this season, he was involved in nearly every goal. Lately, he has a hard time getting involved much at all.

Yura Movsisyan - 5.5 Movsisyan worked hard. That is to be expected. What he absolutely has to improve is finishing his chances. He set the table for himself before the season by stating that he only needs one chance to score. With that, he gave the fans expectations that he hasn’t fully lived up to, fair or not. His performance against New England was the epitome of that with very close chances that simply didn’t work out as intended.


Jordan Allen - 6 Allen came on and provided some sharpness and did what he does best, taking on defenders on-on-one.

Olmes Garcia - 4.5 Olmes tends to come on late, get a great chance to win the game, and miss the opportunity. It happened against New England in the dying minute of the game.

John Stertzer - N/A