Loons
October 19
Minnesota United midfielder Ethan Finlay (13) scored a goal on Houston Dynamo goalkeeper Marko Maric (1) during the first half.

Loons finally return to action, play to 2-2 draw with Houston

Playing in their first game in 12 days because of COVID-19 tests, Minnesota United gave a up a 2-0 lead and settled for a draw at home.
Loons
October 18
Minnesota United midfielder Emanuel Reynoso

Reynoso sits out Loons game vs. Houston

Minnesota United played on without star attacking midfielder Emanuel Reynoso as starter or sub in Sunday's 18 against Houston at Allianz Field.
Loons
October 18
Minnesota FC midfielder and captain Osvaldo Alonso (6) headed the ball back up field in the second half.

Loons scrambling with schedule but regaining players

The Loons will get Ozzie Alonso back for Sunday's game against Houston, the team's first action in more than a week after a pair of COVID-19-related postponements.
Loons
October 17

Gameday preview: Loons vs. Houston

Houston comes to Allianz Field on Sunday after the Loons already have traveled there twice in this restarted MLS regular season.
Loons
October 17
Red Bulls' Caden Clark, right, pressures Toronto FC's Nick DeLeon, left, during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday in East Hartford, Con

Minnesota's Clark, just 17, has smashing MLS debut for New York

After the New York Red Bulls acquired his rights from Minnesota United, Medina's Caden Clark became the youngster player in MLS history to score in his first two games.
Loons
October 16
Scotland’s Callum McGregor, right, and Slovakia’s Jan Gregus battle for the ball during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Scotland and

All Loons' COVID-19 tests come back negative

Sunday night's game against Houston remains scheduled for a 7 p.m. start, provided there are no more positive tests for COVID-19.
Loons
October 16

Soccer Insider: Pandemic response has been reckless, costly

Cristiano Ronaldo's positive test has highlighted an irresponsible international approach.
Loons
October 16
Minnesota United midfielder Emanuel Reynoso (10) and Real Salt Lake defender Justen Glad (15) battled for the ball in front of Real Salt Lake goalkeep

Loons cancel training in wake of COVID cases

Wednesday's match against Chicago at Allianz Field was Minnesota United's second game postponed in three days. The Loons are scheduled to play Houston on Sunday, pending test results.
Coronavirus
October 15
Minnesota United (shown in an Oct. 3 match at Allianz Field) had its home game Wednesday night against Chicago postponed two hours before kickoff beca

Loons match postponed after suspected positive COVID-19 test

The scheduled Wednesday night contest was the second consecutive postponed match for Minnesota United. This one was scrapped two hours before kickoff.
Loons
October 14
Minnesota United will resume training Tuesday. • File photo: aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com

Loons game on for tonight after no further positive COVID tests

The fifth-place Loons will play on, without the two players and starting midfielder Jan Gregus, who is playing overseas with his Slovakia national team.
Loons
October 13
Minnesota FC midfielder and captain Osvaldo Alonso (6) headed the ball back up field in the second half.] ALEX KORMANN • alex.kormann@startribune.co

Gameday preview: Minnesota United vs. Chicago Fire

The fifth-place Loons return to action after Sunday night's game at FC Dallas was postponed when two Loons were confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19.
Loons
October 12
Minnesota United midfielder Ethan Finlay (13) dribbled past Nashville defender Daniel Lovitz (2) during an Oct. 6 match. United's scheduled game at FC

Minnesota United still in quarantine; Wednesday match vs. Chicago still on

The team's game scheduled at FC Dallas on Sunday night wasn't played because two Loons first-team players tested confirmed positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus
October 12
Minnesota United and Sporting KC warmed up in an empty Allianz Field before Friday night's game in St. Paul. ] aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Minnesot

Sunday's Loons game postponed after 2 players test positive for COVID

Training has been suspended and all players and team staff have gone into quarantine while additional testing and "extensive" contact tracing takes place.
Loons
October 11
Thomas Chacon, remains on the Loons roster, but the game experience the 20-year-old needs has been limited in MLS.

Loons' teen Chacon has talent but needs experience he hasn't gotten

Taking the long view, coach Adrian Heath says he still believes in Thomas Chacon's future even though he has played in only four regular-season games
Loons
October 10
Minnesota United and Sporting KC warmed up in an empty Allianz Field on Aug. 21

Low limit on spectators separates Loons from foes

Club CEO Chris Wright said "in the spirit of keeping our players, our staff and our supporters safe," fans won't return to Allianz Field "until the executive orders allow us to do something different."
Loons
October 9
Minnesota FC defender Ike Opara, in August 2019

Heath worries it's time to give up on Opara's return

Loons coach Adrian Heath often has said he's hopeful Ike Opara will play again this season. Until Thursday.
Loons
October 9
Manchester City’s Sam Mewis moved the ball against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Demand for soccer broadcasts increases

Has the sport really "made it" in the United States? Well, more and more people are paying to watch.
Loons
October 8
When Ethan Finlay was being challenged by Nashville ‘s Daniel Lovitz (2) on Tuesday, it was Finlay’s first action since Sept. 2 because of knee su

Heath explains Loons player use, doesn't get American 'fascination' with subs

Coach Adrian Heath praised his team's improved depth in a season when he has shuffled his starting lineup almost nightly because of injuries, circumstance and the team's schedule.
Loons
October 7
A shot by Nashville midfielder Derrick Jones (21) went wide of the goal as Minnesota United goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair (97) looked back at the ball du

'Better performance than result.' Loons battle Nashville to draw

The point earned in the 0-0 tie moved Minnesota United within four points of Western Conference leader Seattle and one point away from second-place Portland.
Loons
October 7
Nashville SC forward Abu Danladi, right, hasn't played sinec facing Atlanta on Sept. 12.

Reunion with Abu Danladi is an aside in Nashville visit for Minnesota United

He was lost by the Loons in the last expansion draft.
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