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Nashville SC to Host Atlanta United in Major League Soccer Debut on February 29

November 18, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Nashville SC News Release

NASHVILLE - Nashville Soccer Club will open its inaugural Major League Soccer season with a can't-miss Southern clash.

The club announced on Monday that Nashville SC will face Atlanta United at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, February 29 at 7 p.m. CT in the club's inaugural MLS match, presented by Renasant Bank.

Fans can secure their seat for history by becoming a Season Ticket Member for Nashville SC's inaugural MLS season. Season Ticket Memberships start at just $25 per match. Secure your ticket package today by visiting the brand-new NashvilleSC.com or by calling 615-750-8800.

"We are thrilled to announce that Nashville SC's inaugural match will be played right here in Nashville in front of our hometown fans," said Nashville SC CEO Ian Ayre. "February 29th will be a historic date for our club and we look forward to showcasing the city and our supporters to the entire league during the opening weekend of Major League Soccer's 25th season."

Nashville SC will enter MLS as the league's 24th team in 2020, having earned an expansion bid to MLS on December 20, 2017. During the 2020 MLS regular season, each club will play 34 games, including 17 home and 17 away matches. The complete MLS regular season schedule for 2020, along with the national television details for the U.S. and Canada, will be announced at a later date.

The marquee Southern Saturday night showdown will feature exciting debuts, highlighted by Nashville SC's first Designated Player Hany Mukhtar. Nashville SC will face stiff competition from the 2018 MLS Cup champions, as Atlanta United's roster is expected to include a number of dynamic stars, including 2018 Landon Donovan MLS MVP Josef Martinez.

In addition to tickets, Nashville SC Season Ticket Members receive special benefits such as VIP access to exclusive year-round events and many more perks that offer a direct connection to the club. Join Nashville SC in its inaugural season in MLS, become a Season Ticket Member here or by calling a club representative at 615-750-8800, and get additional information on single match tickets to Nashville SC's home opener, presented by Renasant Bank.


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