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Real Salt Lake's Findley looks to win MLS Cup over old club

Former LA Galaxy rookie Robbie Findley is looking to get one up over his former club when he takes to the pitch with Real Salt Lake in the MLS Cup final this weekend.

The 24-year old was enjoying his time playing with MLS' marquee club in 2007, netting twice in nine games and improving at a rapid rate.

But all of a sudden he was traded and RLS coach Jason Kreis got him over to Salt Lake.

Since then, Findley hasn't looked back and is on the verge of success with the club who picked him up in June 2007.

"It was a good trade. I think I've been pretty successful here," said Findley. "I still have some work to do to get better, but definitely being under Jason (Kreis) was a plus for me coming here.

"I'm not really thinking about (revenge), but rather what we have to do to win the game."

Findley scored a career-high 12 goals this season which was equal-third in MLS in 2009 and teammate Kyle Beckerman puts it down to him being more efficient in front of goal.

"He's just been more vicious in front of goal. In the past two years, he could've had 10, 15 goals, but he wasn't vicious enough. Now this year, he took it to another level, and not many chances is he going to miss," said Beckerman.

RLS fans will be hoping Findley is vicious in front of goals this Sunday when they take on the LA Galaxy in the 2009 MLS Cup final at Qwest Field in Seattle.

Andrew Slevison
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