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Game Guide: MNUFC at Seattle Sounders

MLS Regular Season, Week 1: Minnesota United at Seattle Sounders | #SEAvMIN
Date: Friday, April 16, 2021
Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. CT
Location: Lumen Field
Broadcast: FS1 and SKOR North

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The 2021 MLS season is upon us and for Minnesota United, plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. (That's French for "Back to the grind.") The Loons return to Lumen Field where they were unceremoniously bounced by Seattle Sounders in the Western Conference Final by a flurry of late goals that came as their tank ran dry. Returning players like Michael Boxall, Jan Gregus, Robin Lod and Emanuel Reynoso — who set an MLS record of seven assists in the playoffs last year — will be seeking a measure of revenge, while newcomers like Wil Trapp, Niko Hansen and Ramón Ábila will be eager to establish themselves and their roles with the sqaud. The Loons will also begin the season with heightened expectations after a deep playoff run and success in the MLS Is Back Tournament. No longer can they fancy themselves the scrappy underdog. As an expansion side in 2017 and through a U.S. Open Cup run to the Final in 2019 and a taxing, stop-and-go season in 2020, MNUFC have gone from start-up to upstart to upsetter and now pacesetter in a tightly contested Western Conference.

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