Damir Kreilach

Damir Kreilach out indefinitely after back surgery

HERRIMAN, Utah (ABC4 Sports) – Real Salt Lake captain Damir Kreilach underwent back surgery on Thursday, and will be out indefinitely. Kreilach, who hasn’t played since April 17, had doctors remove a portion of a herniated disc in his spine, in order to relieve compression against a nerve, which has been limiting his progress. “While […]
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Mastroeni announces RSL captain Damir Kreilach likely out 3 months

SANDY — Real Salt Lake head coach Pablo Mastroeni announced Thursday that captain Damir Kreilach underwent successful back surgery in the morning and will likely be out for three months. "Hopefully he'll be back sooner than later," Mastroeni told ESPN 700. "Typically, it's about three months — best case...
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2021 Player Profiles: Damir Kreilach

It is difficult to think of a Real Salt Lake player in the last five years who has been more impactful than Damir Kreilach. It’s also hard to think of a player who more fully embodied what we wanted Real Salt Lake to be, rather than what it was.

Real Salt Lake Captain Damir Kreilach Shares Video Message To RSL Faithful

SALT LAKE CITY – Real Salt Lake captain Damir Kreilach has shared a video via the KSL Sports platform in an effort to further excite the faithful ahead of the 2022 season. “Thank you so much for the big support for following RSL. Right now we are in Tucson where we are preparing to have a great season. Have a good one, cya!” Kreilach said.
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Why Damir Kreilach as RSL captain matters

Real Salt Lake fans have been through it over the nine years. And that’s not supposed to be exaggeration. We’ve lost player after player, we’ve had staff, front office and back office personnel depart acrimoniously, and we’ve dealt with Dell Loy Hansen as an owner. Albert...

Damir Kreilach Robbed As MLS Best XI Announced With No Real Salt Lake Representation

SALT LAKE CITY – Real Salt Lake’s All-Star Damir Kreilach has been left out of the MLS Best XI despite a regular season that saw career-high numbers in goals and assists. Kreilach, 32, scored 16 goals and added 9 assists for Real Salt Lake. He was the only player on Real Salt Lake to be invited to the MLS All-Star game against Liga MX All-Stars and played a pivotal role, as per usual, in guiding Real Salt Lake to the Western Conference Final.

Damir Kreilach Awarded Major League Soccer Player Of The Week Award

SALT LAKE CITY – Real Salt Lake midfielder/forward Damir Kreilach has been named the MLS Player of the week for the second time this season. He is the only Real Salt Lake player to have been awarded the award this season. Kreilach scored in the 95th minute to send Real...

Game at a Glance: Damir Kreilach Saves the Day

November 7, 2021; Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas. Real Salt Lake (14-14-6, 48 points); Sporting Kansas City (17-10-8, 58 points) Man of the Match: Midfielder Damir Kreilach netted his 16th goal of the season in the final minute of extra time to steal the victory and secure a place in the postseason. Kreilach finishes the season tied with former RSL forward Jeff Cunningham for the second-most goals scored in a single season. Additionally, he finishes tied for the fifth-most in the league, meanwhile his goal and assists total combined is the third-most only behind Nashville’s Hand Mukhtar and 2021 Golden Boot winner Valentin Castellanos.

Damir Kreilach Vouching For National Respect With MVP Caliber Season

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Real Salt Lake forward and midfielder Damir Kreilach is putting together a Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player caliber season. The 32-year-old is tied for fourth in most goals scored having bagged 14 through his 26 games played. While he is also credited for 22 goal involvements which is tied for second-most in the league. Kreilach has also added eight assists to his name, further solidifying him as one of the league’s most prolific players.

Damir Kreilach leads Real Salt Lake past Colorado Rapids, 3-1

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach had a goal and two assists in Real Salt Lake’s 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. Real Salt Lake (12-11-6) has won a club-record seven straight home matches. It also matched New York City FC (June-August) with the longest home winning streak of the season.

Damir Kreilach tallies again as RSL topple Rapids

Damir Kreilach scored for a team-record fifth consecutive game and brought his team-leading total to 14 goals while helping Real Salt Lake defeat the visiting Colorado Rapids 3-1 on Saturday night. Kreilach also assisted Rubio Rubin's eventual winner in the 57th minute and Anderson Julio's late insurance tally as Salt...