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Loons win, so why was coach Adrian Heath so angry?

Heath was furious his side almost let Real Salt Lake grab a draw.

Minnesota United won on Saturday, and head coach Adrian Heath was pissed.

Not the sort of reaction you'd expect from the head coach, but Heath didn't hide his feelings after the Loons beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 at TCF Bank Stadium.

United had been 3-0 ahead after 76 minutes thanks to strikes from Ibson, Darwin Quintero and Miguel Ibarra.

But the Loons were forced to cling on in the end after a double from Joao Plata in the 77th and 85th minutes made it 3-2.

When asked his thoughts immediately after the match, Heath told FOX Sports: "Absolutely ridiculous."

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"The game is won at 3-0, and we consistently try and get the opposition in the game. Ridiculous," he added.

"I tell you what I will be doing, I won't be putting up with that. The game should be won at 3-0, but we had to put up with that nonsense at the end."

It's the second home game in the row that the Loons almost threw away a 3-goal lead.

They were ahead 4-1 against Toronto FC on July 4, only to hand Toronto 2 goals before holding on to win 4-3.

Heath's frustration continued into the post-match press conference, suggesting that the team's problems were caused by "people deciding that they know best.

"We did our best to throw it away – 75 minutes of good work – by people deciding that they know best, that they'll do what they want rather than doing what we know is right," Heath said.

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