PORTLAND, Ore. — So, in the end, Minnesota United Put a Bird on It MLS, and that's something.

Yeah, a 5-1 loss to Portland with three goals in the last 10 minutes was non-ideal for the Loons, but the new top-division team did make its first mark upon the league. So for better or worse, it has begun.

Here's me, in the world's worst thumbnail image, as well as Adrian Heath and Christian Ramirez, talking about the match. Postgame stats are above.