ST PAUL, Minn — Kevin Molino scored two goals, Robin Lod added another and Minnesota United beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Sunday night for the first playoff victory in franchise history.
Fourth-seeded Minnesota, unbeaten in its last nine games will play top-seeded Sporting Kansas City in the conference semifinals.
Sporting beat San Jose in a shootout earlier Sunday. Dayne St. Clair, a 23-year old in his first playoff appearance, had six saves for Minnesota. Colorado had won three in a row.