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Rodríguez, Minnesota United get first win at Allianz Field

The Loons record their second shutout in four days.
Credit: AP
In this March 26, 2019, photo, the new stadium of the Minnesota United FC Loons is shown in St. Paul, Minn. The MLS soccer team's home opener and debut of the privately-funded Allianz Field is April 13 against New York City FC in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

ST PAUL, Minn. — Angelo Rodríguez scored late and Minnesota United beat D.C. United 1-0 on Sunday to snap a three-game winless streak and get its first win at Allianz Field.

Minnesota played its first two MLS seasons at TCF Bank Arena in Minneapolis prior to the opening of Allianz Stadium on April 13.

Romain Métanire, on the right side, played an arcing entry to a charging Angelo Rodríguez, who side-netted the redirection from the corner of the 6-yard box to make it 1-0 in the 82nd minute.

Minnesota (4-3-2) has back-to-back shutouts for the first time in franchise history. The Loons had just two shutouts in 2018.

D.C. United (5-3-2) had 13 total shots but just one on target and had a goal by rookie Donovan Pines disallowed after video review showed D.C.'s Frederic Brillant interfered with goalkeeper Vito Mannone.

Mannone, a 31-year old who signed with Minnesota on Feb. 10, had one save for his third MLS shutout.