Minnesota United cancels tune-up scrimmage amid COVID-19 concerns

One week before its scheduled season restart, Minnesota United called off its tune-up scrimmage on Sunday night.

The Loons and Columbus Crew each went to a field for their scheduled friendly in Orlando, Fla., but jointly decided in an “overabundance of caution” to not play each other amid COVID-19 concerns, a United spokesman told the Pioneer Press.

Instead, each club were to hold intra-squad scrimmages to get ready for their first group-stage games in the MLS is Back...