CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Real Salt Lake finished first in Central Region qualifying for the 2013-14 Generation Adidas Cup, which is Major League Soccer’s annual elite youth tournament for U-17 academy teams. The Claret-and-Cobalt have now qualified for a national event in April where they will compete alongside international teams.
Here are a few interesting numbers from the five GA Cup qualifying matches.
Total number of goals scored by RSL, which was the highest number of goals scored in GA Cup qualifying.
Different number players who scored for the Claret-and-Cobalt: Sebastian Saucedo, Josh Doughty, Diego “Diablo” Silva, Brooks Lennon, Terrell Lowe, Evan Waldrep, Tate Schmitt, Miles Stray, Kris “Haiti” Fourcand and Tyler Feeley.
RSL notched the two highest goal scoring performances in GA Cup qualifying. Seven goals were scored against FC Dallas on February 14th and five were scored against Sporting Kansas City on October 14th.
Consecutive matches in which Saucedo found the back of the net.
Goal differential for the Claret-and-Cobalt, which was the highest in GA Cup qualifying.