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Player Ratings: Vancouver 0-4 RSL

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RSL took out their frustration on Vancouver.

MLS: Real Salt Lake at Vancouver Whitecaps FC Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports

David Ochoa - 6 Ochoa made two timely saves to keep RSL in control of the match.

Donny Toia - 6.5 Toia was active and sharp throughout the game. He had some nice saves and was an aggressive defender, one of his best performances for RSL.

Justen Glad - 5.5 Glad made a couple poor passes that got RSL in trouble, but overall played well and contributed to the clean sheet.

Aaron Herrera - 6 Herrera was good positionally on the defensive side of the ball and picked up an assist on

Pablo Ruiz - 5.5 Pablo had a quiet albeit effective game in the middle of the field. He was playing with more poise than he did in the past couple of matches.

Everton Luiz - 6 Everton’s return to the starting lineup helped RSL control the midfield and lock things down defensively, making it difficult for Vancouver to create their own chances.

Damir Kreilach - 8.5 Damir Kreilach was dangerous all night and ended up with two goals due to his efforts and skill and was close to getting three.

Albert Rusnak - 6.5 Rusnak had a great finish on the penalty kick earning his second goal on the season. He had a poor free kick that resulted in a Vancouver chance, but as he did for the rest of the match, immediately tracked back and helped RSL get a shutout.

Justin Meram - 6.5 Meram notched an assist and had an impactful game in his first start in a while. He created a lot on offense and put his team mates in good positions.

Bobby Wood - 5.5 This was Wood’s first start in a RSL uniform. Wood had a couple of half chances that he did well to get on, but went through large stretches of not making an impact on the game.

Substitutes

Rubio Rubin - 6 Even though his chances did not end up in the back of the net, Rubin was a great substitute that threatened as soon as he was on the field.

Nick Besler - 5 Besler helped close the game out off the bench and helped keep Vancouver off the score sheet.

Anderson Julio - 6.5 Julio did not play many minutes, but found a way to score and showcased his ability on the ball in doing so.

Justin Portillo - 5.5 Portillo got around 12 minutes of playing time and was active and involved, particularly on defense.