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Defending NASL champions open new season in downtown Minneapolis as reigning Coach of the Year returns to helm
Soccer players spend so much time concentrating on the ball that they grow obsessed with hexagons, which explains why they’re constantly trying to kick bees’ nests. Study the shape of an exciting game with today’s GrouponLive deal to see Minnesota Stars FC play the Carolina RailHawks at the Metrodome on Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. Choose between the following options:
As the reigning NASL champions, the Minnesota Stars descend upon the Metrodome determined to kick off the 2012 season in lustrous fashion against rival the Carolina RailHawks. The talented squad of ball-booters—who typically play their home games in Blaine—begin the fresh 25-week campaign in downtown Minneapolis, hoping to expose the sport to new fans and coax cheers from the city’s notoriously raucous skyscrapers. Named FieldTurf’s NASL Coach of the Year in 2011, Manny Lagos returns to guide the fleet-footed roster, which showcases players from around the globe. From general-admission seats peppered throughout the roofed arena, Stars supporters will spring to their feet as the team’s attackers swarm the opposing defense with bicycle kicks and goalkeepers blockade the net with old bicycle tires.