MLS has released the Home Openers schedule for all 23 teams for 2018.
LA Galaxy will be the first visitors to Yankee Stadium, arriving in the Bronx on Sunday, March 11, with kickoff taking place at 5pm ET.
NYCFC will kick off their 2018 Regular Season a week earlier away to Sporting Kansas City on Sunday, March 4 at 7:30pm ET.
NYCFC holds a 1-2 all-time record vs. Sporting Kansas City and will look to earn their first points at Children’s Mercy Park when they visit the defending U.S. Open Cup champions in their 2018 MLS regular season Home Opener.
The Boys in Blue will continue a scintillating series vs. LA Galaxy – the first club to win five MLS Cups – after defeating the Carson-based California side 2-0 on the west coast last season behind a Man of the Match performance from Sean Johnson in net and wonder goals from Jonathan Lewis and David Villa.
Currently, there are three ways to reserve your seats for the home opener:
- The City Membership – giving you access to the best seats at the best prices for every New York City FC home match
- The 2018 4 Match Winter Pack – including 1 Home Opener Ticket, 1 ticket to the match vs. New York Red Bulls, 2 tickets to matches of your choice and a neck warmer
- The Home Opener Winter Pack – including 2 Home Opener Tickets and 2 Neck Warmers
2018 Major League Soccer Regular Season Home Openers
All times are EST. Home teams listed first. Schedule is subject to change.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
1 p.m. – Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew SC (BMO Field)
3:30 p.m. – Houston Dynamo vs. Atlanta United (BBVA Compass Stadium)
7:30 p.m. – Orlando City SC vs. D.C. United (Orlando City Stadium)
8 p.m. – FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake (Toyota Stadium)
9 p.m. – Colorado Rapids vs. Chicago Fire (Dick’s Sporting Goods Park)
10:30 p.m. – San Jose Earthquakes vs. Minnesota United FC (Avaya Stadium)
Time TBD – Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution (Talen Energy Stadium)
Sunday, March 4, 2018
5 p.m. – Seattle Sounders FC vs. Los Angeles Football Club (CenturyLink Field)
6 p.m. – Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Montreal Impact (BC Place)
7:30 p.m. – Sporting Kansas City vs. New York City FC (Children’s Mercy Park)
10 p.m. – LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers (StubHub Center)
Saturday, March 10, 2018
1 p.m. – Columbus Crew SC vs. Montreal Impact (MAPFRE Stadium)
1:30 p.m. – New England Revolution vs. Colorado Rapids (Gillette Stadium)
3:30 p.m. – Real Salt Lake vs. Los Angeles Football Club (Rio Tinto Stadium)
7 p.m. – New York Red Bulls vs. Portland Timbers (Red Bull Arena)
Time TBD – Chicago Fire vs. Sporting Kansas City (Toyota Park)
Sunday, March 11, 2018
3 p.m. – Atlanta United vs. D.C. United (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)
5 p.m. – New York City FC vs. LA Galaxy (Yankee Stadium)
Saturday, March 17, 2018
3 p.m. – Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC (Olympic Stadium)
Time TBD – D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo (venue TBD)
Time TBD – Minnesota United FC vs. Chicago Fire (TCF Bank Stadium)
ADDITIONAL HOME OPENERS
Saturday, April 14, 2018
10:30 p.m. – Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United FC (Providence Park)
Sunday, April 29, 2018
9 p.m. – Los Angeles Football Club vs. Seattle Sounders FC (Banc of California Stadium)