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Photo Gallery: Minnesota United vs Portland Timbers

Minnesota takes all three points with a late minute PK

August 4, 2019 - Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States - Referee Chris Penso utilizes the VAR after a handball in the box by Portland Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala (33) during the match at Allianz Field.
August 4, 2019 - Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States - Referee Chris Penso utilizes the VAR after a handball in the box by Portland Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala (33) during the match at Allianz Field.
(Photo by Seth Steffenhagen/Steffenhagen Photography)

Minnesota United claimed 3 points that has propelled them up to 2nd place in the Western Confrence. The game was scoreless until VAR was used to grant Minnesota a penalty kick late in the 2nd half. Minnesota will host Portland once again on Wednesday night in a semi-final match up for the US Open Cup.