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Floundering Loons need a season-ending run to show improvement

Sep 21, 2018 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

Minnesota United returns to TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, the Loons first home game since Aug. 4. That's about the only thing they have going for them headed into a 7 p.m. game against Portland.

A seven-game winless streak since late July has all but eliminated Minnesota (9-16-3) from playoff contention in their second MLS season.

Coach Adrian Heath has repeatedly said this Loons side is better than the first iteration he oversaw a year ago. He pegged 13 to 14 wins for this season af...