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MNUFC hope to set state soccer attendance record in last game at TCF Bank Stadium

The record of 49,572 was set in 1972 at Metropolitan Stadium.

The Minnesota United FC are winding down their time at TCF Bank Stadium, and they're hoping to go out with a bang before they move into Allianz Field in St. Paul next year. 

Their goal is to break Minnesota's attendance record for a soccer match, which was set in 1976 when the Minnesota Kicks beat the San Jose Earthquakes in front of 49,572 fans at Metropolitan Stadium. 

The Loons hope to break the record during their final game at TCF Bank Stadium, which is set for Sunday, Oct. 21 against the L.A. Galaxy. Basically, it'll be the last chance to break the record. Next year, the Loons will play at the brand new Allianz Field, which has a capacity of 19,400 fans. 

Getting 50,000 fans into TCF Bank Stadium is doable, and to help make it happen the Loons are offering throwback pricing on concessions at Stadium Snacks and Goldy's Grill locations, which means fans in attendance can get hot dogs for $2, popcorn for $1 and fountain pop for $.75. 

Upper deck ticket prices are also half priced through noon on Friday. Click here to get your half-priced tickets, which cost $12.50 each. 

The Loons are 9-13-2 on the season, six points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference. They're 8-4-1 at home this season and just 1-9-1 on the road, and they're about to hit the the road for five straight matches before returning home in mid-September. 

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