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Player Ratings: Minnesota 4-0 RSL

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Defensive breakdowns cost RSL the game.

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Zac MacMath - 3.5 MacMath made a nice diving save in the first half, but hesitated on Minnesota’s second goal and did not make any notable plays the rest of the second half.

Tate Schmitt - 3 Schmitt had a couple of good moments, but the defense broke down too often on his left side. There were a couple times when he really should have leaned into a foul but looked as if he was playing too politely.

Nedum Onuoha - 6 Interestingly, Nedum was one of RSL’s most dangerous players in front of the goal with one goal called offsides by just a hair and another cleared off the goal line.

Erik Holt - 4.5 Hold was able to body some people up and take advantage of his physical strength, but was also involved in some defensive breakdowns.

Justen Glad - 5 Glad showed well for himself in the attack and had a nice step or two to prevent Minnesota’s attack. Unfortunately, he got caught out of position on Minnesota’s second goal. Some good, some bad.

Kyle Beckerman - 5 Beckerman made himself useful by welcoming Reynoso to MLS with some physical play and getting the best of him in some one-on-one battles.

Nick Besler - 5 Besler was pretty clean on the ball in the diamond formation, but did not do much in the way of creating scoring chances.

Everton Luiz - 6.5 Luiz was banging people around in the first half but seemed to lose a bit of speed in the second half.

Giuseppe Rossi - 6.5 Rossi looked right at home at the front of the diamond. He was sharp and got the best of the Loons’ defense a handful of times. By the looks of the replay, it seems that he may have been robbed of a goal.

Sam Johnson - 5 Sam battle for the ball over and over again but was unable to truly get in a spot to score.

Douglas Martinez Jr. - 5 Much like Sam, Douglas could not get in a position to get a shot on goal.

Substitutes

Maikel Chang - 5 Chang came on but did not have a real meaningful impact on the game.

Corey Baird - 5 Baird used his speed as a late sub, but the game was already out of control.

Damir Kreilach - N/A

Albert Rusnak - N/A