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MATCHUP QUICK FACTS

• Minnesota United’s last game was a 4-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Wednesday night.

• Twenty-year-old midfielder Joseph Rosales got his first minutes in an MNUFC kit, coming on in the 58th minute for Jacori Hayes.

• Tyler Miller had four saves against Sporting Kansas City, equaling the second-most in a single game for him this season. He also faced the most shots he’s faced all season at eight. Dayne St. Clair faced nine against Seattle in the season opener — also a 4-0 loss.

• The 4-0 result dropped Miller down to a three-way tie for fourth in goals against average. The Minnesota netminder is now averaging 1.00 goals per game.

• Minnesota managed 10 shot in the game against SKC, but none of them were on frame.

• Minnesota United have never beaten the Galaxy in MLS, going 0-5-2 in the regular season and losing a Round One Playoff game in 2019.

• Despite the lopsided record, MNUFC have outshot the Galaxy 106 to 85.

• All of the Loons’ goals in the all-time series have come in the second half.

• Stretching back to their last game against the LA Galaxy on August 14, MNUFC have scored three goals in their last six games.

• Javier Hernandez is tied for fourth in goals this season. He is the third player in the top ten in scoring on a team Minnesota has faced in the last three games (Raul Ruidiaz, 14; Dániel Sallói, 13).

• Chicharito is also averaging the most goals per game in MLS at 0.92.

MINNESOTA CONNECTIONS

• Daniel Steres and Osvaldo Alonso played together for Seattle Sounders FC in 2012.

• Oniel Fisher spent his first three years in the league with Seattle, his tenure overlapping with Alonso’s from 2015–2017.

• Rayan Raveloson plays with Romain Metanire for the Madagascar national team.

• Séga Coulibaly and Adrien Hunou were both members of Ligue 2 side Rennes II from 2013–2016. They also overlapped at Rennes from 2016–2017, although Coulibaly spent both his seasons on loan.

• Nicholas DePuy was teammates with Jukka Raitala on CF Montréal in the 2018 season, although DePuy began the year on loan to Fremad Amager of the Danish 1st Division before being recalled due to an injury. He did not make an appearance for CF Montréal.

• Giancarlo González was part of a Columbus Crew roster in 2014 that included future Loons Ethan Finlay and Wil Trapp.

• Sebastian Lletget and Wil Trapp played together on the U.S. Men’s national team in 2018 and 2019.

• Niko Hämäläinen plays on the Finland national team with Robin Lod and Jukka Raitala.

• Jorge Villafaña was with the Portland Timbers in 2014 and 2015 when MNUFC Assistant Coach Sean McAuley and Senior Video Analyst Cameron Knowles were on the coaching staff.