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The Loons striker, on loan from an Argentinian team, missed most of the 2020 season because of an injury.
The Loons veteran is on a scoring tear, with help from Emanuel Reynoso.
Minnesota United will play for the league title at home if eighth-seeded New England wins Sunday at third-seeded Columbus in the Eastern final and if the Loons beat the defending MLS Cup champion Sounders on Monday.
Minnesota United goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair had another clean sheet Thursday night as the Loons advanced to the MLS Western Conference final.
Minnesota United scored three times in a 12-minute stretch, winning for the first time ever in Kansas City and moving into Monday night's Western Conference title match in Seattle.
Minnesota United's 3-0 victory over top-seeded Sporting Kansas City in a Western Conference semifinal Thursday means the Loons now get only three full days' preparation before Monday's conference final.
The victory in Minnesota opened some doors for the 35-year-old Georgian.
Minnesota United knows better than most MLS teams why Sporting Kansas City's home field is called "Blue Hell."
The Loons will travel to Kansas City in a game that was moved from Wednesday. It will be shown on FOX as a replacement for a postponed NFL game.
Robin Lod, Kevin Molino and Emanuel Reynoso have led a charge to 18 goals in past 11 games.