MLS reveals opening weekend slate; NYCFC, Orlando City to meet
Major League Soccer has released its 2015 slate of opening weekend matches as well as each club's home opener.
The league’s two new expansion teams, Orlando City SC and New York City FC, will play each other on March 8 in Orlando.
MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy takes on the Chicago Fire on March 6 to open the season. Other matchups include Sporting Kansas City taking on the New York Red Bulls and Seattle Sounders FC against the New England Revolution. Both games will take place March 8.
D.C. United, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps FC each have their home openers on March 7. San Jose opens their new venue, Avaya Stadium, on March 22 against the Fire. Toronto won't open its home slate until May 10 because of renovations to BMO Field.
New York City FC will play its first home match on March 15 against defending Eastern Conference champion New England Revolution.
Below is the list of home openers for every MLS team.
LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire
D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Toronto FC
Houston Dynamo vs. Columbus Crew SC
Philadelphia Union vs. Colorado Rapids
Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake
FC Dallas vs. San Jose Earthquakes
Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC
Sporting Kansas City vs. New York Red Bulls
Seattle Sounders FC vs. New England Revolution
Chicago Fire vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Real Salt Lake vs. Philadelphia Union
Columbus Crew SC vs. Toronto FC
New York City FC vs. New England Revolution
New England Revolution vs. Montreal Impact
Colorado Rapids vs. New York City FC
New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United
San Jose Earthquakes vs. Chicago Fire
Montreal Impact vs. Orlando City SC
Toronto FC vs. Houston Dynamo
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