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LAFC to Open 2019 MLS Regular Season March 3 at Banc of California Stadium

December 20, 2018 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Los Angeles FC News Release

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), in conjunction with Major League Soccer, announced today that the Club will open the 2019 MLS Regular Season at Banc of California Stadium on Sunday, March 3 (5:00 p.m. PT) against Western Conference rivals Sporting Kansas City.

Additionally, the Black & Gold will face the Portland Timbers in their home opener on Saturday, June 1 after the reopening of Providence Park, currently undergoing a 4,000-seat expansion.

The only way for fans and supporters to guarantee a seat for the LAFC home opener vs. Sporting Kansas City is to become an LAFC Season Member. Limited number of memberships remain available, for more information and to place your deposit for 2019, visit the Club's Season Membership page here. Single Match tickets will go on-sale at a later date. Fans can fill out the single game request form here for further details.

Last season, LAFC began its inaugural campaign in MLS with six consecutive road matches, including a historic 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders FC in the season opener. The Black & Gold would go on to defeat the Sounders by the same scoreline in the inaugural contest at Banc of California Stadium on April 29.

During the 2019 MLS regular season, each club will play 34 games, including 17 home games and 17 away games. Teams will face each of their conference opponents twice during the season, with one game at home and one game away. All teams will face each non-conference opponent once.

The complete regular season schedule, along with the national television schedules for the U.S. and Canada, will be announced in January.

2019 Major League Soccer Regular Season Home Openers

All times are PT. Home teams listed first. Schedule is subject to change

WEEK 1

Saturday, March 2, 2019

10 a.m. - Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto FC (Talen Energy Stadium)

11:30 a.m. - Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC (Orlando City Stadium)

1:30 p.m. - Columbus Crew SC vs. New York Red Bulls (MAPFRE Stadium)

1:30 p.m. - FC Dallas vs. New England Revolution (Toyota Stadium)

3 p.m. - Houston Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake (BBVA Compass Stadium)

3 p.m. - Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers (Dick's Sporting Goods Park)

3 p.m. - Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Minnesota United FC (BC Place)

5 p.m. - LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire (Dignity Health Sports Park)

7 p.m. - Seattle Sounders FC vs. FC Cincinnati (CenturyLink Field)

7 p.m. - San Jose Earthquakes vs. Montreal Impact (Avaya Stadium)

Sunday, March 3, 2019

3 p.m. - D.C. United vs. Atlanta United (Audi Field)

5 p.m. - LAFC vs. Sporting Kansas City (Banc of California Stadium)

WEEK 2

Saturday, March 9, 2019

10 a.m. - Chicago Fire vs. Orlando City SC (SeatGeek Stadium)

11 a.m. - New England Revolution vs. Columbus Crew SC (Gillette Stadium)

3 p.m. - Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Rio Tinto Stadium)

Sunday, March 10, 2019

12 p.m. - New York City FC vs. D.C. United (Yankee Stadium)

12 p.m. - Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union (Children's Mercy Park)

2 p.m. - Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)

WEEK 3

Saturday, March 16, 2019

TBD - New York Red Bulls vs. San Jose Earthquakes (Red Bull Arena)

Sunday, March 17, 2019

10:30 a.m. - Toronto FC vs. New England Revolution (BMO Field)

2 p.m. - FC Cincinnati vs. Portland Timbers (Nippert Stadium)

ALSO...

Saturday, April 13, 2019

10 a.m. - Montreal Impact vs. Columbus Crew SC (Saputo Stadium)

2 p.m. - Minnesota United FC vs. NYCFC (Allianz Field)

Saturday, June 1, 2019

7:30 p.m. - Portland Timbers vs. LAFC (Providence Park)


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