MLS: Minnesota United hold off New England Revolution to win
Last Updated: 19/07/18 8:06am
Minnesota United made it three wins from their last four games as they beat New England Revolution 2-1 in MLS on Wednesday.Christian Ramirez and Darwin Quintero scored first-half goals for Minnesota, who have won six of their last nine home games.
Ramirez opened the scoring in the fifth minute as he latched onto a misplaced defensive header and chipped it over goalkeeper Matt Turner.Quintero made it 2-0 in first-half stoppage time with his eighth goal of the season. The Colombian designated player gathered a loose ball at the top of the 18-yard box, dribbled past four defenders and fired in a shot from a tight angle.
Diego Fagundez got New England to 2-1 in the 52nd minute with a penalty, but Minnesota held on for victory.