Atlanta United 2022 Home Opener Set for Sunday, February 27 vs. Sporting Kansas City
ATLANTA - Major League Soccer today announced Atlanta United will open its 2022 MLS Regular Season schedule against Sporting Kansas City on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. (ET) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match will be broadcast nationally and will be the first time Atlanta and Sporting KC face each other in a season opener.
It was also announced that Atlanta will face Colorado Rapids on Saturday, March 5 at 6 p.m. (ET) at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in the reigning-Western Conference regular season champions' home opener. TV information for all matches will be announced at a later date, along with the remainder of the club's MLS schedule.
The 2022 MLS season will feature 28 clubs, 14 in each conference, with club's playing each team in its conference twice and eight teams from the other conference once for a total of 34 matches. After today's announcement, Atlanta has six remaining matches against Western Conference opponents to be announced.
To best align with the 2022 international calendar, the MLS regular season will run through Decision Day, the regular season finale, on Sunday, Oct. 9. Following three consecutive weeks of Audi 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs action, MLS Cup will be played on Saturday, Nov. 5, more than two weeks prior to the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Nov. 21 and more than a week prior to the player release date on Nov. 14.
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