It was another ugly weekend for Minnesota. This time, rival Iowa was the team handing the Gophers the punishment on the field.

Friday night, Minnesota struggled to move the ball offensively and fell apart defensively in the 4th quarter, resulting in a 35-7 loss to the Hawkeyes. It was the Gophers’ sixth-straight defeat in the battle for Floyd of Rosedale and dropped P.J. Fleck’s squad to 1-3 on the year.

Coming off a convincing win over Illinois, there was some hope that it might spark some confidence heading into the B1G West rivalry showdown. But Minnesota had no answer for the Iowa defense.

The Gophers got into the end zone just once, a late, garbage-time touchdown in the 4th quarter. They were penalized 8 times for 80 yards and turned the ball over twice in the 28-point loss.

After the game, Fleck met with the media to talk about what went wrong for the Golden Gophers Friday night. Here’s what the head coach had to say: