Real Salt Lake sat out the MLS opening weekend, playing a USL friendly instead.
However, they followed last season's run to the Western finals with a dazzling preseason: 7-1-1 record while outscoring their opponents 25-5.
They'll open the MLS regular season against the Sounders at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Qwest Field.
Digital Access for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.