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MLS releases home openers for all 2019 teams

Sporting Kansas City v Portland Timbers: Western Conference Finals - Leg 1

PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 25: A tifo is displayed before the match between the Portland Timbers and the Sporting Kansas City at Providence Park on November 25, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

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On Thursday we learned that Portland is going to be insane on June 1, as the Timbers host their home opener a mere three months into their 2019 MLS season.

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Major League Soccer released the home opener dates for all of its teams, and the Timbers will be away for months thanks to renovations at Providence Park (via

The Timbers will be the visitors for the first home match in the MLS history of FC Cincinnati on March 17, a week after FCC opens up the home schedule for reigning champions Atlanta United.

Saturday, March 2

  • 1 p.m. ET - Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto FC (Talen Energy Stadium)
  • 2:30 p.m. ET - Orlando City SC vs. NYCFC (Orlando City Stadium)
  • 4:30 p.m. ET - Columbus Crew SC vs. NY Red Bulls (MAPFRE Stadium)
  • 4:30 p.m. ET - FC Dallas vs. New England Revolution (Toyota Stadium)
  • 6 p.m. ET - Houston Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake (BBVA Compass Stadium)
  • 6 p.m. ET - Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers (Dick’s Sporting Goods Park)
  • 6 p.m. ET - Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Minnesota United (BC Place)
  • 8 p.m. ET - LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire (Dignity Health Sports Park)
  • 10 p.m. ET - Seattle Sounders vs. FC Cincinnati (CenturyLink Field)
  • 10 p.m. ET - San Jose Earthquakes vs. Montreal Impact (Avaya Stadium)

Sunday, March 3

  • 6 p.m. ET - D.C. United vs. Atlanta United (Audi Field)
  • 8 p.m. ET - LAFC vs. Sporting KC (Banc of California Stadium)

Saturday, March 9, 2019:

  • 1 p.m. ET - Chicago Fire vs. Orlando City SC (SeatGeek Stadium)
  • 2 p.m. ET - New England Revolution vs. Columbus Crew SC (Gillette Stadium)
  • 6 p.m. ET - Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (Rio Tinto Stadium)

Sunday, March 10, 2019:

  • 3 p.m. ET - NYCFC vs. D.C. United (Yankee Stadium)
  • 3 p.m. ET - Sporting KC vs. Philadelphia Union (Children’s Mercy Park)
  • 5 p.m. ET - Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)

Saturday, March 16, 2019:

  • TBD - NY 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. ET - Montreal Impact vs. Columbus Crew SC (Saputo Stadium)
  • 5 p.m. ET - Minnesota United vs. NYCFC (Allianz Field)

Saturday, June 1, 2019:

  • 10:30 p.m. ET - Portland Timbers vs. LAFC (Providence Park)