MLS HOME OPENERS  MLS home openers

Put Friday, April 16, 2021 on your calendar as the 26th season of Major League soccer will begin. Five networks a on showing MLS home openers  on that day including the expansion Austin FC first match as they take on LAFC at Banc of California Stadium on April 17 and will be shown on FOX at 5:30 pm ET.

There are 13 matches on opening weekend. Also on opening weekend you can find CF Montreal and Toronto FC playing at Inter Miami CF Stadium on April 17th  at 3 pm ET.  A playoff rematch from last year will find the Seattle Sounders and Minnesota United on April 16 at 9:30 pm ET at Lumen Field. The Houston Dynamo host the San Jose Earthquakes on April 16 at 8 pm ET at BBVA Stadium. Orlando City SC will host Atlanta  United on April 17  at 3 pm ET and viewable on Fox Sports. Sunday, April 18 finds Inter Miami CF host the LA Galaxy at 3 pm ET on ABC.

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Due to COVID restrictions, the three Canadian teams have a US host city and will be playing their contest in that city and they are:

  • Montreal Impact: Miami, Fla.; Inter Miami CF Stadium
  • Toronto FC: Orlando, Fla.; Exploria Stadium
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Sandy, Utah; Rio Tinto Stadium



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