HERRIMAN, Utah (Thursday, September 1, 2022) – Actual Salt Lake introduced right this moment that it has agreed to mortgage ahead Chris Garcia to USL Championship facet El Paso Locomotive FC for the rest of the season. RSL reserves the best to terminate the mortgage as obligatory.
Garcia, 19, signed a Homegrown contract with Actual Salt Lake on February 10, 2020, after becoming a member of the RSL Academy in 2018. An El Paso native, the ahead has spent the vast majority of his time this season with MLS NEXT Professional facet Actual Monarchs, recording one aim and two assists in 10 matches this season.
TRANSACTION: Actual Salt Lake mortgage defender Chris Garcia to El Paso Locomotive FC on Thursday, September 1, 2022.
As of September 1, 2022, Actual Salt Lake’s present roster throughout the ongoing MLS marketing campaign, listed alphabetically by place, is as follows:
Goalkeepers (4): Gavin Beavers, Jeff Dewsnup, Zac MacMath, Tomás Gómez
Defenders (10): Andrew Brody, Zack Farnsworth, Justen Glad, Aaron Herrera, Erik Holt, Johan Kappelhof, Jaziel Orozco, Bryan Oviedo, Marcelo Silva, Tate Schmitt
Midfielders (11): Julio Benitez, Nick Besler, Scott Caldwell, Maikel Chang, Bode Hidalgo, Damir Kreilach, Jasper Löffelsend, Diego Luna, Braian Ojeda, Pablo Ruiz, Jude Wellings
Forwards (8): Sergio Cordova, Anderson Julio, Axel Kei, Justin Meram, Danny Musovski, Rubio Rubin, Jefferson Savarino, Bobby Wooden
With 42 factors gathered by way of 28 video games of the 2022 MLS marketing campaign, Actual Salt Lake (11-8-9, 42pts, sixth West) is a part of an six-team glut from third to eighth place separated by simply six factors within the race for the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs (seven groups) and a house postseason match (high 4 groups). Now guided the final 42 video games by former USA star Pablo Mastroeni, the Membership’s sixth head coach in 18 seasons, RSL has the chance to qualify for the MLS postseason for the 12th time in 15 seasons and earn a house playoff match for the primary time since 2019 with a profitable end.
For the primary time in Membership historical past, RSL has opened the 12 months with 14 consecutive sellouts in Sandy, Utah – the 8-2-4 (W-L-T) residence report is amongst the perfect in MLS this season – whereas Mastroeni and employees have utilized 29 gamers and 24 starters all through an injury-filled first half of the 12 months, because the Membership has seen almost 160 mixed video games of participant availability misplaced as a consequence of damage, suspension or worldwide responsibility.
Actual Salt Lake completed final season in dramatic trend, reserving its place within the Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs on Determination Day earlier than making a run to the Western Convention Ultimate following a 14-14-6 regular-season report.