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RSL vs. SJ, Player of the Match: Damir Kreilach

The Croatian, like his country, is in a good run of form.

MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at Real Salt Lake Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

Damir Kreilach had a good game and was an engine in the midfield. He put two shots on target including the crucial goal which ultimately earned Real Salt Lake a point. Additionally, he made 5 interceptions, successfully completed an outstanding 9 out of 11 long balls, and won 4 out of 6 possible duels while completing 83% of his passes.

Other Contenders

Kyle Beckerman - Like his teammate in the midfield also had a great game. He tallied 5 tackles which would be a high for both teams, made an interception as well as 3 important clearances. In addition to that he also had a team high of completed passes of 61 with 91% accuracy.

Danilo Acosta - Dani blocked 2 shots, made an interception, had 4 tackles, and won 6 out of 9 duels.

Albert Rusnak - While he missed some chances and had another go off the woodwork he was an excellent facilitator. He was responsible for 5 chances created while completing 87% of his passes.