Photos: Minnesota United begins new era at Allianz Field


Minnesota United fans hold their scarves up while cheering for the team.
1 Minnesota United fans hold their scarves up while cheering for the team at Allianz Field on Saturday. It was the first game played at the new stadium in St. Paul. Minnesota United and New York City FC battled to a 3-3 tie. 
David Zeller holds 3-month-old Ragnar while cheering for Minnesota United.
2 David Zeller holds 3-month-old Ragnar while cheering for Minnesota United at Allianz Field. 
Minnesota United Mascot PK the Loon pumps up the crowd.
3 Minnesota United Mascot PK the Loon pumps up the crowd before the start of the team's first game at Allianz Field in St. Paul on Saturday. 
Minnesota United captain Francisco Calvo shakes water off of his head.
4 Minnesota United captain Francisco Calvo shakes water off of his head before the start of the team's first game at Allianz Field. 
Metro Transit police officers check riders light rail tickets.
5 Metro Transit police officers check riders' light rail tickets as they head to a Minnesota United game at Allianz Field on Saturday. After the game, Metro Transit ran extra trains to accommodate the increased ridership. 
Players from Minnesota United and New York City FC scuffle on the field.
6 Players from Minnesota United and New York City FC scuffle on the field during the second half of the game at Allianz Field. 
Minnesota United defender Ike Opara leaves the field with a cut.
7 Minnesota United defender Ike Opara leaves the field with a cut on his face in the second half of the game against New York City FC. 
Players from Minnesota United and New York City FC go up for the ball.
8 Players from Minnesota United and New York City FC go up for the ball near New York's goal at Allianz Field in St. Paul on Saturday. 
A Minnesota United fan boards a green line light rail train in Minneapolis.
9 A Minnesota United fan boards a green line light rail train in Minneapolis on the way to the team's first home game of the season. 
Military helicopters buzz Allianz Field.
10 Military helicopters buzz Allianz Field before Minnesota United plays its first game in the stadium on Saturday. 
Liquor store employees tape a sign to the store window.
11 Liquor store employees tape a sign that reads "Single Beers Sold Here" on the side of a store next to Allianz Field on Saturday. 
Minnesota United fans crowd the Snelling Ave. light rail platform.
12 Minnesota United fans crowd the Snelling Avenue light rail platform on their way to a game at Allianz Field in St. Paul on Saturday. The team encouraged fans to transit to the game given the limited parking at the stadium.