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MLS: Orlando City SC Unveils 2018 Regular Season Schedule

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando City SC’s full 2018 Major League Soccer (MLS) regular season schedule has been announced.

The Lions will open their fourth MLS season against D.C. United on Saturday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET at Orlando City Stadium and end on Sunday, Oct. 28, at New York Red Bulls. The Audi 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 31 and the 2018 MLS Cup is set for Saturday, Dec. 8.

The home schedule is highlighted by visits from defending Supporters’ Shield and MLS Cup champion Toronto FC on July 14, and the defending Western Conference champion Seattle Sounders on Oct. 17. The Lions will host 2017 expansion side Atlanta United on May 13 and Aug. 24.

City’s road schedule will see it make two visits to 2015 expansion rival New York City FC on March 17 and June 2. The Lions will also make two trips to Los Angeles to take on 2018 expansion side LAFC on July 7 and LA Galaxy on July 29.

With more than two dozen MLS players representing their countries in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, MLS will have a nine-day hiatus during the tournament’s group phase between June 14-22.

Orlando City will be featured on national television 13 times in 2018, and the remaining matches will be televised locally on WRDQ TV 27, part of the Cox Media Group Orlando TV.

Following the successful opening of Orlando City Stadium in 2017, Orlando City’s season ticket base has been expanded beyond the 18,000 cap and a limited number of tickets are available for purchase by visitingwww.OrlandoCitySC.com/tickets/season. Single-game tickets will be available at a later date with priority access given to LionNation members.

The full schedule is listed below. The Lions will play 19 matches on Saturdays, nine on Sundays, three on Fridays, two on Wednesdays and once on a Thursday. All remaining kickoff times will be announced at a later date.

 

Date

Opponent

Time (ET)

Broadcast

Saturday,  March 3

vs. D.C. United

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SaturdayMarch 10

vs. Minnesota United

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SaturdayMarch 17

at New York City FC

3:30 p.m.

Univision

Saturday, March 31

vs. New York Red Bulls

1 p.m.

Unimas

Sunday, April 8

vs. Portland Timbers

4 p.m.

ESPN

Friday, April 13

at Philadelphia Union

8 p.m.

ESPN

Saturday, April 21

vs. San Jose Earthquakes

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SundayApril 29

at Colorado Rapids

4 p.m.

ESPN

Sunday, May 6

vs. Real Salt Lake

5 p.m.

TV27

SundayMay 13

vs. Atlanta United

6 p.m.

FS1

FridayMay 18

at Toronto FC

8 p.m.

TSN/TV27

SaturdayMay 26

vs. Chicago Fire

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SaturdayJune 2

at New York City FC

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SaturdayJune 9

at Vancouver Whitecaps

7 p.m.

TSN/TV27

WednesdayJune 13

at Montreal Impact

7:30 p.m.

TVA/TV27

SaturdayJune 23

vs. Montreal Impact

7:30 p.m.

TVA/TV27

SaturdayJune 30

at Atlanta United

7 p.m.

ESPN

Saturday, July 7

at Los Angeles FC

4:30 p.m.

FOX

Saturday, July 14

vs. Toronto FC

8 p.m.

TSN/TV27

SaturdayJuly 21

at Columbus Crew SC

7:30 p.m.

TV27

ThursdayJuly 26

vs. New York City FC

8 p.m.

ESPN

Sunday, July 29

at LA Galaxy

9:30 p.m.

FS1

SaturdayAug. 4

vs. New England Revolution

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SundayAug. 12

at D.C. United

6 p.m.

FS1

FridayAug. 24

vs. Atlanta United

8 p.m.

ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 1

vs. Philadelphia Union

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SaturdaySept. 8

at Sporting Kansas City

8:30 p.m.

TV27

SundaySept. 16

at Chicago Fire

5 p.m.

FS1

SaturdaySept. 22

vs. Houston Dynamo

7:30 p.m.

TV27

SaturdayOct. 6

at FC Dallas

8 p.m.

TV27

SaturdayOct. 13

at New England Revolution

7:30 p.m.

TV27

Wednesday,  Oct. 17

vs. Seattle Sounders FC

7:30 p.m.

TV27

Sunday, Oct. 21

vs. Columbus Crew SC

TBD

TV27

Sunday, Oct. 28

at New York Red Bulls

4:30 p.m.

TV27

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