MLS Preseason 2020: Minnesota United drop Charleston Battery to remain unbeaten

Minnesota United remained unbeaten this preseason after stepping up in class to defeat the USL League Championship's Charleston Battery 3-2 on Wednesday, their first game against pro opposition.

Hassani Dotson and Robin Lod each scored stylish first-half goals and Thomas Chacon provided the winner after the break for the Loons, who had opened their preseason with a 5-0 win over Florida International University.

So far, Minnesota's eight preseason goals have come from seven different players — including a brace in the opener from Mason Toye.

Goals

  • MIN — Hassani Dotson
  • MIN — Robin Lod
  • MIN — Thomas Chacon

Lineups

Minnesota United starting XI (4-2-3-1): Tyler Miller - Hassani Dotson, Chase Gasper, Michael Boxhall, Romaine Metanire - Jan Gregus, Ovaldo Alonso - Robin Lod, Kevin Molino, Ethan Finlay - Mason Toye

Minnesota United Second-half XI (4-2-3-1): Gregory Ranjitsingh - Trialist, Trialist, Wyatt Omsberg, Noah Billingsley - James Musa, Jacori Hayes - Andrew Booth, Thomas Chacon, Marlon Hairston - Matthew Bentley 

NOTE: Lineups according to club social media channels and may not include any in-game substitutions.

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