Major League Soccer (MLS) has unveiled the 2017 regular season schedule for all 22 clubs, including broadcast coverage across the five national broadcast partners in the U.S. and Canada. Following a record year for attendance and overall viewership, the 2017 broadcast schedule expands on the successes of 2016, capitalizing on strategic placement for MLS matches in order to bring league action to the broadest audiences even while also creating a competitively balanced schedule for all 22 teams. Highlighted by two new teams and two new stadiums, this season will provide the most regular season MLS matches in league history.
The debut of 2017 expansion clubs Minnesota United FC and Atlanta United highlight the first week of the season. The opening of Orlando City SC’s new downtown stadium, one of two new stadiums opening this year, is another highlight. National TV will broadcast all three debuts as well as LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas on Univision’s flagship station. Specific match details are below:
|Friday, March 3||Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United FC||FS1 / FOX Deportes||9:30 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, March 4||LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas||Univision||4 p.m. ET|
|Sunday, March 5||Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC||ESPN / ESPN Deportes||5 p.m. ET|
|Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls||FS1 / FOX Deportes||7 p.m. ET|