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News Reports : Thunder Defeat Chicago Fire PDL, Advance To US Open Cup Third Round To Face KC Wizards
Blaine, Minn. (June 16, 2009) -- The weather was dismal but that did not stop the Thunder from advancing to the third round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup by beating the Chicago Fire (PDL) 4-0. This is the third game in a row that the Thunder has won and they have no intention of slowing down. The rain played a factor as passes missed their mark, shots where not on target and players slid all over the field. But Minnesota’s tournament life is still alive. Next for the Thunder is an away game against the Portland Timbers on Friday, June 19 at 10:00 p.m.
Blaine, Minn. (June 15, 2009) -- Both the Minnesota Thunder and PDL Chicago Fire won their first round match in the 2009 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup and the competition is heating up. The second round between these two teams will be played at the National Sports Center on Tuesday, June 16 at 7:05 p.m. The winner of the match will have a chance to test their abilities against the Kansas City Wizards. Should the Thunder win on Tuesday, they will host Wizards on Tuesday, June 30 at 7:05 p.m. at the National Sports Center.
Blaine, Minn. (June 08, 2009) -- Minnesota is the heavy favorite in the first round of the US Open Cup when they square off against Nebraska 402. 402 (which is a Nebraskan area code) is an amateur team that comes from the USASA league and they were able to survive a “Win and You’re In” game to qualify. The game will be played at the National Sports Center in Blaine on Tuesday, June 9, at 7:05 p.m.
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