What: Minnesota United FC (0-1-1) vs. FC Edmonton (0-1-1). 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Metrodome.
Preview: Both teams are searching for their first North American Soccer League victory of the young season. And a new playoff format means every point counts. The NASL season is divided into two halves, with the winner of each meeting in the finals. The Flyover Cup, a traveling trophy started by each team’s supporters group in the name of charity and good will, adds incentive.
United FC at a glance: Played to a scoreless draw against defending regular-season champion San Antonio on April 6. The team had a bye last week. … Pablo Campos, one of the team’s highly touted free-agent signings, is serving the second of a two-game suspension carried over from last season when he head-butted future teammate Kyle Altman.
FC Edmonton at a glance: Scored the fewest goals (26) in the NASL last season and finished last of eight teams in the standings. … Midfielder Neil Hlavaty, a fixture on the Minnesota Stars’ two finals teams, signed with FC Edmonton in the offseason. … The team is playing its third consecutive road game.
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|St. Louis - LP: K. Siegrist||6||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Grimm||7|
|Toronto||4||Top 7th Inning|
|Arizona||4||Top 6th Inning|
|Washington||4||Bottom 6th Inning|
|Boston||3||Bottom 6th Inning|
|San Diego||4||Top 5th Inning|
|Oakland||0||Top 4th Inning|
|NY Mets||0||Bottom 4th Inning|
|Miami||0||Bottom 4th Inning|
|Chicago WSox||5||Top 4th Inning|
|Cleveland||1||Bottom 4th Inning|
|Pittsburgh||0||Top 3rd Inning|
|Detroit - D. Smyly||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - T. Skaggs|
|Baltimore - K. Gausman||9:10 PM|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez|
|Los Angeles - Z. Greinke||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - T. Lincecum|
|Chivas USA||8:30 PM|
|Ottawa||7/26/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||7/26/14 9:00 PM|
|Winnipeg||7/31/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||8/1/14 6:00 PM|
|Brt Columbia||8/1/14 9:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/2/14 6:00 PM|
|Chicago||64||4th Qtr 8:35|
|San Antonio||38||3rd Qtr 8:46|