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Fans watch as NM United falls to Minnesota 6-1

KOB Web Staff
July 10, 2019 10:18 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Albuquerque to watch the New Mexico United play their U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match.

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The team started off strong, scoring first. 

However, Minnesota United FC had a reply. The team scored five unanswered goals in the first half.

"The fact that there's this many people out here on a week night supporting the team is really great," said Lucinda Montoya, a loyal New Mexico United fan. "I know the guys aren't doing as well as we'd like them to, but I know all of us fans are going to support them, winning or losing."

Minnesota added another goal in the second half for the 6-1 victory.

This was United’s third straight game, in the tournament, against an MLS team. 

They beat the Colorado Rapids and Dallas FC Dallas. 

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