For the first time in weeks, Minnesota United had nearly a full roster to choose from in selecting the starting 11 against D.C. United on Saturday. Here's how the Loons will line up:
Jerome Thiesson, Michael Boxall, Francisco Calvo, Ish Jome
Sam Cronin, Ibson
Kevin Molino, Abu Danladi, Sam Nicholson
Bench: Patrick McLain, Jermaine Taylor, Miguel Ibarra, Johan Venegas, Collen Warner, Collin Martin, Brandon Allen
Team captain Calvo makes his return to the team, his first match back since June 29 at New York City FC, after his CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign with Costa Rica. Taylor is also back on the bench for his first match after arriving back from the tournament Thursday evening.
Thiesson starts and plays after the birth of his first child, a boy, on Friday.
Danladi is also back starting for the first time since July 4 after recovering from an injury.
Martin will also face-off against his former team, where he was a homegrown player.
Here is how D.C. will start: