MATCHUP QUICK FACTS
- MNUFC lost its season opener to Seattle Sounders FC 4-0 last week.
- It has been 552 days since Allianz Field last hosted a game with fans in the stands — a Round One playoff loss to the LA Galaxy on October 20, 2019.
- With Osvaldo Alonso on the bench to start the game, Michael Boxall took up the captain’s armband. He passed it to Alonso when he came on in the 79th minute.
- The season opener saw Minnesota debuts for midfielder Wil Trapp in the starting XI and forward Ramón Ábila and rookie midfielder Justin McMaster, who came off the bench for their first MLS and MNUFC minutes.