Major League Soccer announced today that New York City FC will start the 2019 regular season on the road against Orlando City SC on Saturday, March 2 at 2:30 pm ET.
NYCFC’s home opener at Yankee Stadium is slated for Sunday, March 10 at 3:00 pm ET against D.C. United.
In addition to the season and home opener announcements – New York City FC will be the opponent for the opening match at Minnesota United FC’s Allianz Stadium on Saturday, April 13 at 5:00 pm ET. The game will be televised on ESPN2.
NYCFC will start the season in Orlando for the third time in the Club’s brief five-season history.
City played their first ever regular season match at Camping World Stadium in Orlando at the start of the 2015 season, where the two upstart expansion franchises finished their respective first run outs with a one-one draw.
The Boys in Blue are undefeated against D.C. United at Yankee Stadium while City dropped their only meeting in Minnesota this past season.
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2019 Major League Soccer Regular Season Home Openers
All times are EST. Home teams listed first. Schedule is subject to change.
Saturday, March 2, 2019
1 p.m. – Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto FC (Talen Energy Stadium)
2:30 p.m. – Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC (Orlando City Stadium)
4:30 p.m. – Columbus Crew SC vs. New York Red Bulls (MAPFRE Stadium)
4:30 p.m. – FC Dallas vs. New England Revolution (Toyota Stadium)
6 p.m. – Houston Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake (BBVA Compass Stadium)
6 p.m. – Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers (Dick’s Sporting Goods Park)
6 p.m. – Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Minnesota United FC (BC Place)
8 p.m. – LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire (Dignity Health Sports Park)
10 p.m. – Seattle Sounders FC vs. FC Cincinnati (CenturyLink Field)
10 p.m. – San Jose Earthquakes vs. Montreal Impact (Avaya Stadium)
Sunday, March 3, 2019
6 p.m. – D.C. United vs. Atlanta United (Audi Field)
8 p.m. – LAFC vs. Sporting Kansas City (Banc of California Stadium)
Saturday, March 9, 2019
1 p.m. – Chicago Fire vs. Orlando City SC (SeatGeek Stadium)
2 p.m. – New England Revolution vs. Columbus Crew SC (Gillette Stadium)
6 p.m. – Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Rio Tinto Stadium)
Sunday, March 10, 2019
3 p.m. – New York City FC vs. D.C. United (Yankee Stadium)
3 p.m. – Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union (Children’s Mercy Park)
5 p.m. – Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)
Saturday, March 16, 2019
TBD – New York Red Bulls vs. San Jose Earthquakes (Red Bull Arena)
Sunday, March 17, 2019
1:30 p.m. – Toronto FC vs. New England Revolution (BMO Field)
5 p.m. – FC Cincinnati vs. Portland Timbers (Nippert Stadium)
Saturday, April 13, 2019
1 p.m. – Montreal Impact vs. Columbus Crew SC (Saputo Stadium)
5 p.m. – Minnesota United FC vs. NYCFC (Allianz Field)
Saturday, June 1, 2019
10:30 p.m. – Portland Timbers vs. LAFC (Providence Park)