Minnesota secures quarterfinals spot with shootout win over Columbus
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Minnesota United advanced to the quarterfinals of the MLS is Back Tournament after beating the Columbus Crew on Tuesday.

With the match tied 1-1 after 90 minutes, Minnesota emerged victorious in a penalty shootout to set up a date with the San Jose Earthquakes in the next round.

Minnesota had the lead for a majority of the contest, with Robin Lod scoring a scrappy goal off a poorly defended corner in the 18th minute.

Gyasi Zardes brought Columbus level after knocking in the rebound of his saved penalty with 13 minutes remaining.

But the Crew came up short against a Minnesota United side that was perfect in the shootout, as Columbus midfielder Chris Cadden saw his shot saved before Chase Gasper converted the winner.

Minnesota will face off against San Jose on Friday.

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