Meanwhile, in New York….MN United gets a road win

(April 6, 2019) — In its final road game before opening Allianz Field on April 13, Minnesota United traveled to the East Coast to face a perennial powerhouse on their home turf without two key pieces of its attack: midfielders Darwin Quintero and Miguel Ibarra. In response, Head Coach Adrian Heath went away from his favored 4-2-3-1 formation for a 3-4-3. The team responded by standing up to the New York Red Bulls’ best efforts and taking advantage of their opportunities to head into their inaugural home opener at Allianz Field with a 2-1 win and nine points in five road … Continue reading Meanwhile, in New York….MN United gets a road win

Saturday: MN United shuts out San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif., (March 9, 2019) — Tallying its 100th MLS goal then adding two more, Minnesota United has now taken three points in two consecutive weeks, this time shutting out San Jose on the road 3-0. Leading the way for the Loons was Darwin Quintero, who converted from the penalty spot and delivered an assist to Miguel Ibarra before MNUFC sealed the win with a Jan Gregus-delivered free kick that was finished into the net off the head of San Jose defender Harold Cummings for an own goal. “Obviously winning always breeds confidence, but I’m more concerned about the performance, the … Continue reading Saturday: MN United shuts out San Jose

MLS released 2019 schedule; MN United plays home opener on April 13

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (January 7, 2019) — Major League Soccer today announced the full 2019 regular season schedule for all 23 clubs. The 2019 campaign will mark the Loons’ first season in Allianz Field. The stadium will provide safe standing for its supporters, optimal sightlines, fantastic food and drink options with a local twist, and architecture designed to hold noise in and provide an atmosphere that is second-to-none in the Twin Cities. MNUFC will kick off the inaugural season in its new home against New York City FC on Saturday, April 13 at 4:00 p.m. CT. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE … Continue reading MLS released 2019 schedule; MN United plays home opener on April 13

MN United announces Allianz Field opener

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (December 19, 2018) — Over the past two years, Minnesota United has built one of the best soccer-specific stadiums in all of North America with a fan-first approach: safe standing for its supporters, optimal sightlines throughout the stadium, fantastic food and drink options with a local twist, and architecture designed to hold noise in and provide an atmosphere that is second-to-none in the Twin Cities. And now it’s official: MNUFC will take the pitch at Allianz Field for the very first time at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 against New York City FC for a game on … Continue reading MN United announces Allianz Field opener

MN United loses in final game at TCF Bank Stadium; announces a record crowd

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (October 21, 2018) —  In their final game at TCF Bank Stadium, Minnesota United announced a new record for a Minnesota soccer game of 52,242,  although the actual number of fans in the building was 15 to 20 thousand less than the announced crowd. TCF Bank Stadium  has been the team’s home for the last two years, and they closed out their stint there before opening Allianz Field in 2019 with a 3-1 loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy. Photo Gallery Click here Minnesota United began the game — as they have in several recent contests — on the front foot. Just … Continue reading MN United loses in final game at TCF Bank Stadium; announces a record crowd

MN United eliminated from US Open Cup

HOUSTON, Tex., (June 18, 2018) — With a trip to the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals on the line, Minnesota United failed to take advantage of its plethora of opportunities — including a late penalty kick — and was knocked out of the tournament by the Houston Dynamo, 1-0, in Monday’s Round of 16 match. Head Coach Adrian Heath learned a lot of “valuable” lessons about his group in the loss, lessons that he said will affect how his team approaches the upcoming transfer windows. “Obviously we’re disappointed,” Heath said. “I thought it was a little bit too late. I learned a … Continue reading MN United eliminated from US Open Cup