Mar 19, 2022; Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota United forward Luis Amarilla (9) scores against San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski (1) in the first half at Allianz Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Blewett-USA TODAY Sports

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Luis Amarilla scored a pivotal goal in Minnesota United’s 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.

Amarilla’s game-winner came in the 32nd minute to secure the win for United (2-0-2).

United outshot the Earthquakes (0-3-1) 14-5, with six shots on goal to zero for the Earthquakes.

JT Marcinkowski saved five of the six shots he faced for the Earthquakes.

Both teams next play Saturday. United hosts the Seattle Sounders and the Earthquakes host Austin.

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