Sporting KC Unveils 2021 Preseason Schedule
Sporting Kansas City announced today that four friendly matches will highlight the club's 2021 preseason, presented by Children's Mercy.
Sporting's preseason slate will begin with a showdown against Phoenix Rising FC on March 13 at the USL Championship club's new training facility at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona. Manager Peter Vermes' side will then face three MLS Western Conference opponents at Kino North Complex in Tucson, Arizona, meeting the Colorado Rapids on March 20, the Portland Timbers on March 24 and LA Galaxy on April 3. For live coverage of all four preseason friendlies, supporters can follow @SKCMatchday on Twitter.
Due to health and safety regulations, media and limited fan attendance at preseason matches will be determined by the host venues soon.
Sporting KC 2021 Preseason Schedule
(subject to change)
Date Time (CT) Opponent Location
Saturday, March 13 TBD Phoenix Rising FC Wild Horse Pass (Chandler, Ariz.)
Saturday, March 20 5 p.m. Colorado Rapids Kino North Complex (Tucson, Ariz.)
Wednesday, March 24 1 p.m. Portland Timbers Kino North Complex (Tucson, Ariz.)
Saturday, April 3 2 p.m. LA Galaxy Kino North Complex (Tucson, Ariz.)
FC Tucson announced today that Sporting is one of five clubs participating in the 2021 Visit Tucson Sun Cup alongside Colorado, LA, Phoenix and Real Salt Lake. This will mark the 12th consecutive season that Sporting plays preseason matches in Arizona.
Sporting kicked off voluntary preseason training this week at Compass Minerals National Performance Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The club will travel to Arizona on Sunday for the start of a four-week preseason camp that runs from March 8 to April 3.
Sporting will return to Kansas City in early April for the final two weeks of preseason preparation ahead of the 2021 MLS regular season, which is scheduled to kick off the weekend of April 17. The MLS regular season schedule, which will see all 27 clubs play 34 matches, will be released in the near term.
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