Minnesota United to Host Top Mexican Team at Target Field
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota United soccer club hosts a team from Mexico in an exhibition Saturday at Target Field.
The Loons will face Club Leon in a friendly match starting at 7:00 PM It's the first soccer match to be played at the home of the Minnesota Twins.
The two teams met last year at the National Sports Center in Blaine, where the Loons train. Former Minnesota United star Miguel Ibarra now plays for Club Leon, which competes in Liga MX, Mexico's top division.
The ballpark will be configured with end lines stretching from the first-base line to the left-field wall.
Minnesota United currently competes in the North American Soccer League. The club will move to Major League Soccer in 2017 or 2018.
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