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Hartford Athletic Announces 2020 USL Championship Schedule

July 2, 2020 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Hartford Athletic News Release

HARTFORD, CT. - Hartford Athletic announced their 2020 USL Championship schedule today. Hartford will play 16 matches during the USL Championship season, 9 of which will be played at Dillon Stadium. As a member of Group F, Hartford Athletic will compete against Loudoun United FC, New York Red Bulls II, Philadelphia Union II, and 2019 Eastern Conference Champion Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. The Boys in Green will open the season on the road against New York Red Bulls II on Friday, July 17th, with the home opener against Loudoun United FC just 3 days later, July 20th, which will be broadcast nationwide on ESPN2. Athletic will also play one crossover game, traveling to Lucas Oil Stadium to take on Indy Eleven of Group E on July 29th.

"We are very excited to start our season," said Hartford Athletic Head Coach Radhi Jaïdi. "We've dealt with many challenges on and off the field and I am proud of our Club for handling everything so positively. Our players and staff have been intensely focused over the past few weeks and have worked hard to make sure they will be at their best for our first match. I am incredibly optimistic about this season."

With the exception of July 20th, which will be broadcast on ESPN2, all home and away matches will be aired locally in conjunction with Hartford Athletic's broadcast partner WTNH and streamed on

Hartford Athletic is working closely with city and state officials on final protocols that would allow fans to safely attend matches this season. Season Ticket Members, Flex Plan Holders, and Single Game buyers will have first priority for this potential limited opportunity. More details will follow in the coming weeks.

Hartford Athletic 2020 Schedule*

July 17th - @ New York Red Bulls II

July 20th - vs Loudoun United FC**

July 25th - vs Philadelphia Union II

July 29th - @ Indy Eleven

August 2nd - vs Loudoun United FC

August 9th - @ Philadelphia Union II

August 15th - vs New York Red Bulls II

August 19th - @ Philadelphia Union II

August 23rd - vs Loudoun United FC

August 28th - vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

September 5th - vs Loudoun United FC

September 12th - @ Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

September 16th - vs New York Red Bulls II

September 20th - vs Philadelphia Union II

September 26th - @ Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

October 4th - @ New York Red Bulls II

*All home matches to be played at Dillon Stadium, times TBD

**Nationally broadcast game on ESPN2

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