The United Beat
Cameroonian center back Bertrand Owundi Eko'o signed a month ago, but paperwork holdups delayed his start.
The winger scored twice in a 2-1 victory at Orlando on Saturday.
The teams were originally scheduled to meet 1 p.m. April 1, which is Easter Sunday.
The Loons' top two forwards are ailing after Christian Ramirez and Abu Danladi suffered injuries during Saturday's season-opener at San Jose.
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The center back hasn't been with the club since July of last season.
In all, 26 players took part in the first day of preseason.
Coach Adrian Heath is expecting a lot more activity on the player-acquisition front in the next week.
The fullback previously played for Atlanta United and the Seattle Sounders.
The 21-year-old spent last season with Atlanta United but previously played under his dad with Orlando City.
The Loons embark on a a three-month offseason after a 3-2 loss at San Jose on Sunday.
The Loons are also two away from tying a league record for most goals allowed in a season.
Adrian Heath played a 4-4-2 in the Loons' last match as a way to put forwards Christian Ramirez and Abu Danladi both in striking positions together. The Loons leave Friday for a California road trip to end the season.
Minnesota United had a big showing in MLS' Team of the Week after a big 3-2 victory at Atlanta and 1-1 draw against Sporting Kansas City.
The Loons played both Christian Ramirez and Abu Danladi up top against Sporting Kansas City.
The Loons are missing five key players for this final home match of the 2017 season.
The France native ruptured his Achilles back on March 22 and had just recently returned to team practices.
Vadim Demidov remains the highest-paid Loon despite having been away from the team for months while the club looks for a way to transfer him.
The starter has missed six matches because of a concussion.
The forward has eight goals this season and is making a late push for Rookie of the Year.