The United Beat

The United Beat


Romain Metanire, Kevin Molino remain out of the 11 in tonight's MLS is Back semifinal

Romain Metanire, Kevin Molino remain out of the 11 in tonight's MLS is Back semifinal

United coach Adrian Heath is staying with Hassani Dotson at right back and Jacori Hayes in midfield for usual starters Romain Metanire and Kevin Molino recovering from injuries.


Metanire, Molino both out of Loons' starting 11 vs. San Jose

Metanire, Molino both out of Loons' starting 11 vs. San Jose

Hassani Dotson and Jacori Hayes go into tonight starting 11 in a MLS is Back quarterfinal game against San Jose and starting right back Romain Metanire and Kevin Molino both out as starters, each with a hamstring injury.


Ozzie Alonso back in starting line vs. Real Salt Lake

Ozzie Alonso back in starting line vs. Real Salt Lake

MNUFC captain Ozzie Alonso back in the defensive midfield while striker Aaron Schoenfeld gets the start and Luis Amarilla starts vs. Real Salt Lake as a substitute


Toye late starter for injured striker Amarilla in Loons' return

Mason Toye will start up front after Loons star striker Luis Armarilla, who the team said sustained a groin injury during warmups before the match aga

Captain and defensive midfielder Ozzie Alonso is out with a hamstring injury tonight against Sporting Kansas City.


Far from home, Loons' Amarilla happy to be back on green grass

Minnesota United forward Luis Amarilla celebratea a goal earlier this season.

Minnesota United striker Luis Amarilla remains more than 5,000 miles from home, but he's out of his apartment after two months stuck inside.


Loons mailbag: Pandemic will reshape worldwide transfer market, but how?

Loons mailbag: Pandemic will reshape worldwide transfer market, but how?

Just how jumbled will soccer worldwide become because of the coronavirus pandemic? In whatever ways that remain to be seen, it could benefit MLS and its teams.


Minnesota United donates $75,000 to Midway neighborhood fund

Minnesota United donates $75,000 to Midway neighborhood fund

The MLS team combined with stadium naming-rights sponsor Allianz Life to support neighborhoods around Allianz Field during this coronovirus pandemic.


With virtually no games to be played, Loons' Tyler Miller finds some in FIFA 20 tourney

With virtually no games to be played, Loons' Tyler Miller finds some in FIFA 20 tourney

Minnesota United goalkeeper Tyler Miller will give soccer supporters itching for live games something to watch in eMLS tournament that starts Sunday on Fox networks and crowns a champion May 17


Mailbag: When will we feel OK with going to a Loons match again?

Mailbag: When will we feel OK with going to a Loons match again?

With MLS now saying the season is "extremely unlikely" to start in mid-May, what does that portend for Minnesota United and the league in general?


Heath says Loons planning for the unknown 'wherever we land'

Heath says Loons planning for the unknown 'wherever we land'

Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath discusses continuing talks with agents worldwide while he and his players are isolated at home and MLS play is suspended.


Loons Mailbag: Is there really competition for Emanuel Reynoso?

Loons Mailbag: Is there really competition for Emanuel Reynoso?

There are no practices or games for a second full week, but readers and Minnesota United supporters still have questions. So we answer them.


Loons' midfielder Molino has hamstring strain, home opener status in doubt

Kevin Molino

Coach Adrian Heath called Molino, who had two goals and an assist in the season's first game and a half, a probable "game-day decision."


Deeper roster makes Loons' game-day 18 a tough lineup to crack

Deeper roster makes Loons' game-day 18 a tough lineup to crack

Teenage prospect Thomas Chacon wasn't the only one left out Sunday in a lineup that coach Adrian Heath says will be tougher to pick this season.


Loons sign draft pick Billingsley, 'still talking' on Reynoso deal

Noah Billingsley (2)

The 18th player taken in the January SuperDraft, New Zealand's Noah Billingsley "could have the same sort of impact" draft picks Chase Gasper and Hassani Dotson had last year, United coach Adrian Heath said.


United 2020 broadcast schedule includes seven national TV games

United 2020 broadcast schedule includes seven national TV games

The Loons' other 27 games are available on FSN or FSN-Plus, with one game streamed live on Fox Go Sports.


Loons fail to sign midfielder Emanuel Reynoso on Argentina trip

Loons fail to sign midfielder Emanuel Reynoso on Argentina trip

Minnesota United technical director Mark Watson ended his second trip to Argentina in a month by heading home Wednesday without striking a deal to acquire Boca Juniors midfielder Emanuel Reynoso


Former Loon Ibarra 'did well' in trial, is back in MLS with Sounders

Former Minnesota United midfielder Miguel Ibarra is back in MLS with the Seattle Sounders.

Part of United's franchise dating to its NASL days in 2012, midfielder Miguel Ibarra turns a trial with defending MLS Cup champion Seattle into a contract after Loons did not bring him back after last season.


Heath on Amarilla's two-goal debut for Loons: `There's a lot more to come.'

Heath on Amarilla's two-goal debut for Loons: `There's a lot more to come.'

Minnesota United's newly signed striker Luis Amarilla scored twice and impressed in his debut against MLS competition Sunday in Portland.


Loons updates: Chase Gasper's USMNT debut 'everything you dream about'

Loons updates: Chase Gasper's USMNT debut 'everything you dream about'

Loons starting left back fit and hopeful after month's training with U.S. Men's National team as well as items on Mason Toye's role, Brent Kallman's form, an Emanuel Reynoso update and United's strength of schedule.


Loons trade with Chicago nets another attacking threat in Edwards

Loons trade with Chicago nets another attacking threat in Edwards

Minnesota United acquired another mid-20s player with MLS experience in a trade that sends 2018 first-round pick Wyatt Omsberg to Chicago for Raheem Edwards.