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Minnesota United FC
Still, the Loons outlasted the Philadelphia Union in a penalty kick shootout to advance to the Round of 16
Three goals in six minutes helped Minnesota United FC erase a one-goal deficit in the second half as the Loons defeated Detroit City FC at Keyworth Stadium.
For the first time since 2013, a third division professional team is heading to the Quarterfinals after Union Omaha upset Minnesota United on the road, 2-1 in the Fifth Round of the 2022 US Open Cup.
Minnesota United traveled across the border into Wisconsin and blanked USL League One’s Forward Madison 2-0 in a Third Round US Open Cup match at a rain-soaked Breese Stevens Field.
Atlanta United made it three trophies in its brief history as it held off a pesky Minnesota United FC side, 2-1 in front of an all-time US Open Cup Final record attendance of 35,709 fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Lamar Hunt US Open Cup glory is on the line, as Minnesota United heads to Atlanta to face off with Atlanta United at Merecedes-Benz Stadium on Tuesday night.
With the win, Minnesota United becomes the first Minnesota club in the history of the US Open Cup to advance to the championship game. They will face Atlanta United FC on Aug. 27 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
With a hat trick from Colombian forward Angelo Rodriguez, a team from Minnesota will compete in the US Open Cup Semifinals for the first time since 2005.
The Colombian connection offered a potent punch Wednesday at Allianz Field. Combining for three of Minnesota’s goals in the 4-1 win, Darwin Quintero and Angelo Rodriguez propelled the Loons to their first victory in four tries against Sporting KC.