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MLS 2018: The opening 10 fixtures for each of the 23 Clubs

February 20, 2018

| The Hype Train |

 

There is less than two weeks before the first round of MLS games take place, with the first Gameweek of the season commencing on the weekend of Saturday 3rd March 2018. With the MLS fixture list all over the place on varying club websites, we've taking the time to compile the first ten fixtures of the season for each team and put them in one place. This will be incredibly helpful for MLS Fantasy players who are looking to find the right balance of quality in their squads in the opening weeks of the 2018 season. All Aboard.

 

Want to know what makes MLS Fantasy different from the Fantasy Premier League?

In a feature piece on MLS heading into the new season, we have distinguished the differences and similarities between FPL and MLS Fantasy, and will be of particular interest to players looking to play MLS Fantasy for the first time.

 

You can read the article by clicking here, or heading over to our MLS page now.

 

 

Atlanta United

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. Atlanta United

2 - Sunday 11th March 2018: Atlanta United vs. D.C. United

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Atlanta United vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

4 - Sunday 1st April 2018: Minnesota United vs. Atlanta United

5 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Atlanta United vs. Los Angeles FC

6 - Sunday 15th April 2018: Atlanta United vs. New York City FC

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Atlanta United

8 - Saturday April 28th 2018: Atlanta United vs. Montreal Impact

9 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Atlanta United

10 - Wednesday 9th May 2018: Atlanta United vs. Sporting Kansas City

 

* Atlanta play 6 of their first 10 games at home this season

 

* Atlanta play teams from the Western Conference 6 times in their opening 10 games (Houston, Vancouver, Minnesota, LAFC, LA Galaxy, and Kansas)

 

* Atlanta do not feature in the round on games starting 24th March

 

 

Chicago Fire

Eastern Conference

 

Week of Saturday 3rd March 2018: N/A

1 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Sporting Kansas City

2 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Minnesota United vs. Chicago Fire

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Portland Timbers

4 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Columbus Crew

5 - Saturday 14th April 2018: Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy

6 - Saturday 21st April 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire

7 - Saturday April 28th 2018: Toronto FC vs. Chicago Fire

8 - Saturday May 5th 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Atlanta United

9 - Wednesday May 9th 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Montreal Impact

10 - Saturday May 12th 2018: Columbus Crew vs. Chicago Fire

 

* Chicago do not feature in the first round of games, with their first fixture on the 10th of March, rather than the weekend of the 3rd

 

* Chicago also do not feature in the round on games starting 24th March

 

* Chicago play Columbus Crew twice in their opening ten games (games 4 and 10), both home and away

 

* Chicago play 6 of their first 10 games at home

 

* Chicago play teams from the Western Conference 4 times, which include the first 3 games of the season, and LA Galaxy in the 5th game

 

 

Colorado Rapids

Western Conference

 

Week of Saturday 3rd March 2018: N/A

1 - Saturday 10th March 2018: New England Revolution vs. Colorado Rapids

Week of Saturday 17th March 2018: N/A

2 - Saturday 24th March 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Sporting Kansas City

3 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Philadelphia Union

4 - Saturday 7th April 2018: FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids

5 - Saturday 14th April 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Toronto FC

6 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids

7 - Sunday 29th April 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Orlando City

8 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Rapids

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

9 - Saturday 12th May 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. New York Red Bulls

10 - Saturday May 19th 2018: New York City FC vs. Colorado Rapids

 

* Colorado do not feature in the first round of games starting March 3rd, as well as the third weekend (starting March 17th), as well as a midweek round of games on Tue 8th and Wed 9th May

 

* Colorado don't have any midweek fixtures to worry about in their opening 10 games

 

* Colorado face 6 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (New England, Philadelphia, Toronto, Orlando, Red Bulls, NYCFC)

 

*Colorado entertain 5 home games, and travel away 5 times, in their first 10 games

 

* Colorado play Kansas twice in their opening 10 games (games 2 and 8)

 

 

Columbus Crew

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Columbus Crew vs. Montreal Impact

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

4 - Saturday 24th March 2018: Columbus Crew vs. D.C. United

5 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Columbus Crew vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

6 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Columbus Crew

7 - Saturday 14th April 2018: D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew

8 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Columbus Crew vs. New England Revolution

9 - Saturday 28th April 2018: Columbus Crew vs. San Jose Earthquakes

10 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Columbus Crew

 

* Columbus play their first 10 games over 10 consecutive weekend's

 

* Columbus play 5 matches both home and away in their first 10 matches

 

* Columbus play Western Conference sides 3 teams; Vancouver in game 5, San Jose in game 9, and Seattle in game 10

 

* Columbus play D.C. United twice, games 4 (home) and 7 (away)

 

 

D.C. United

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Orlando City vs. D.C. United

2 - Sunday 11th March 2018: Atlanta United vs. D.C. United

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo

4 - Saturday 24th March 2018: Columbus Crew vs. D.C. United

5 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. D.C. United

6 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Toronto FC vs. D.C. United

7 - Saturday 14th April 2018: D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew

Week of Saturday 21st April 2018: N/A

8 - Saturday 28th April 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United

Week of Saturday 5th May 2018: N/A

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

9 - Saturday 12th May 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. D.C. United

10 - Saturday May 19th 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. D.C. United

 

* DC's new stadium, Audi Field is expected to be completed in time for the July 14th 2018 home game against Vancouver (that is likely to be DC's 15th game of the season)

 

* DC will play 13 of their first 15 games away from home this season

 

* DC will play 4 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (Houston, Kansas, RSL, San Jose)

 

* DC aren't playing on the weekend's of Sat 21st April or Sat 5th May

 

 

FC Dallas

Western Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake

Week of Saturday 10th March 2018: N/A

2 - Sunday 18th March 2018: FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders

3 - Saturday 24th March 2018: FC Dallas vs. Portland Timbers

Week of Saturday 31st March 2018: N/A

4 - Saturday 7th April 2018: FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids

5 - Saturday 14th April 2018: New England Revolution vs. FC Dallas

6 - Saturday 21st April 2018: FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia Union

7 - Sunday 29th April 2018: New York City FC vs. FC Dallas

8 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Los Angeles FC vs. FC Dallas

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

9 - Saturday 12th May 2018: FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy

10 - Saturday 19th May 2018: FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

 

* Dallas play their 4 games of the season at home, as well as 7 from their opening 10 games

 

* Dallas play Eastern Conference sides 3 times from their opening 10 fixtures (New England, Philadelphia, NYCFC)

 

 

Houston Dynamo

Western Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. Atlanta United

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

4 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. New England Revolution

5 - Saturday 7th April 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo

6 - Saturday 14th April 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Houston Dynamo

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. Toronto FC

8 - Saturday 28th April 2018: Minnesota United vs. Houston Dynamo

9 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. LA Galaxy

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

10: Friday 11th May 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Houston Dynamo

 

* Houston play 5 games both home and away from their opening 10 games

 

* Houston play 5 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (Atlanta, DC, New England, Red Bulls, Toronto)

 

 

LA Galaxy

Western Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers

2 - Sunday 11th March 2018: New York City FC vs. LA Galaxy

Week of Saturday 17th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 24th March 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy

4 - Saturday 31st March 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Los Angeles FC

5 - Sunday 8th April 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Sporting Kansas City

6 - Saturday 14th April 2018: Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Atlanta United

8 - Saturday 28th April 2018: LA Galaxy vs. New York Red Bulls

9 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. LA Galaxy

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

10 - Saturday 12th May 2018: FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy

 

* Galaxy play 5 games both home and away to open the season

 

* Galaxy play 4 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (NYCFC, Chicago, Atlanta, Red Bulls)

 

 

Los Angeles FC

Western Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Los Angeles FC

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. Los Angeles FC

Week of Saturday 17th March 2018: N/A

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 31st March 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Lose Angeles FC

4 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Atlanta United vs. Los Angeles FC

5 - Friday 13th April 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Los Angeles FC

6 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Montreal Impact vs. Los Angeles FC

7 - Sunday 29th April 2018: Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders

8 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Los Angeles FC vs. FC Dallas

9 - Wednesday 9th May 2018: Los Angeles FC vs. Minnesota United

10 - Sunday 13th May 2018: Los Angeles FC vs. New York City FC

 

* LAFC will play their 6 six games of the season away from home whilst the Banc of California Stadium finishes construction

 

* LAFC's first game against LA Galaxy will come after rounds of games without a fixture

 

* LAFC will play Seattle Sounders twice in their opening 10 games, on the opening day, and in their first home game for game 7

 

 

Minnesota United

Western Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Minnesota United

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Orlando City vs. Minnesota United

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Minnesota United vs. Chicago Fire

4 - Saturday 24th March 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Minnesota United

5 - Sunday 1st April 2018: Minnesota United vs. Atlanta United

Week of Saturday 7th April 2018: N/A

6 - Saturday 14th April 2018: Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United

7 - Sunday 22nd April 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Minnesota United

8 - Saturday 28th April 2018: Minnesota United vs. Houston Dynamo

9 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Minnesota United vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

10 - Wednesday 9th May 2018: Los Angeles FC vs. Minnesota United

 

* Minnesota play 4 teams from the Eastern Conference in consecutive matches (games 2-5 against Orlando, Chicago, Red Bulls, and Atlanta)

 

* Minnesota are the first team on this list (in alphabetical order) to play just 4 of their opening 10 matches at home this season

 

 

Montreal Impact

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Montreal Impact

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Columbus Crew vs. Montreal Impact

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

4 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Montreal Impact

5 - Friday 6th April 2018: New England Revolution vs. Montreal Impact

6 - Saturday 14th April 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Montreal Impact

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Montreal Impact vs. Los Angeles FC

8 - Saturday April 28th 2018: Atlanta United vs. Montreal Impact

9 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Montreal Impact vs. New England Revolution

10 - Wednesday May 9th 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Montreal Impact

 

* Montreal only play 3 of their first 10 games at home

 

* Montreal play 3 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (Vancouver, Seattle, LAFC)

 

* Montreal play New England Revolution twice in their first 10 games (games 5 and 9)

 

 

New England Revolution

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: New England Revolution vs. Colorado Rapids

Week of Saturday 17th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 24th March 2018: New England Revolution vs. New York City FC

4 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. New England Revolution

5 - Friday 6th April 2018: New England Revolution vs. Montreal Impact

6 - Saturday 14th April 2018: New England Revolution vs. FC Dallas

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Columbus Crew vs. New England Revolution

8 - Saturday 28th April 2018: New England Revolution vs. Sporting Kansas City

9 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Montreal Impact vs. New England Revolution

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

10 - Saturday 12th May 2018: New England Revolution vs. Toronto FC

 

* New England play 6 of their first 10 matches at home this season

 

* New England play Montreal twice in their first 10 matches (games 5 and 9)

 

* New England play 3 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (Houston, Dallas, Kansas)

 

 

New York City FC

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. New York City FC

2 - Sunday 11th March 2018: New York City FC vs. LA Galaxy

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: New York City FC vs. Orlando City

4 - Saturday 24th March 2018: New England Revolution vs. New York City FC

5 - Saturday 31st March 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. New York City FC

Week of Saturday 7th April 2018: N/A

6 - Wednesday 11th April 2018: New York City FC vs. Real Salt Lake

7 - Sunday 15th April 2018: Atlanta United vs. New York City FC

8 - Sunday 22nd April 2018: Portland Timbers vs. New York City FC

9 - Sunday 29th April 2018: New York City FC vs. FC Dallas

10 - Saturday 5th May 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC

 

* New York play 6 of their first 10 games away from home

 

* New York play 6 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (Kansas, LA Galaxy, San Jose, Real Salt Lake, Portland, Dallas)

 

 

New York Red Bulls

Eastern Conference

 

Week of Saturday 3rd March 2018: N/A

1 - Saturday 10th March 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Portland Timbers

2 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. New York Red Bulls

3 - Saturday 24th March 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Minnesota United

4 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Orlando City vs. New York Red Bulls

5 - Saturday 7th April 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo

6 - Saturday 14th April 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Montreal Impact

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire

8 - Saturday 28th April 2018: LA Galaxy vs. New York Red Bulls

9 - Saturday 5th May 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

10 - Saturday 12th May 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. New York Red Bulls

 

* Red Bulls play 6 of their first 10 games at home

 

* Red Bulls play 5 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (Portland, Real Salt Lake, Minnesota, Houston, LA Galaxy)

 

 

Orlando City

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Orlando City vs. D.C. United

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Orlando City vs. Minnesota United

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: New York City FC vs. Orlando City

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

4 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Orlando City vs. New York Red Bulls

5 - Sunday 8th April 2018: Orlando City vs. Portland Timbers

6 - Friday 13th April 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. Orlando City

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Orlando City vs. San Jose Earthquakes

8 - Sunday 29th April 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Orlando City

9 - Sunday 6th May 2018: Orlando City vs. Real Salt Lake

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

10 - Sunday 13th May 2018: Orlando City vs. Atlanta United

 

* Orlando play 7 of their first 10 fixtures at home this season

 

* Orlando play 5 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (Minnesota, Portland, San Jose, Colorado, Real Salt Lake)

 

 

Philadelphia Union

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

Week of Saturday 10th March 2018: N/A

2 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Philadelphia Union

4 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes

5 - Friday 13th April 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. Orlando City

6 - Saturday 21st April 2018: FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia Union

7 - Saturday 28th April 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United

8 - Friday 4th May 2018: Toronto FC vs. Philadelphia Union

9 - Wednesday 9th May 2018: Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union

10 - Saturday 12th May: Montreal Impact vs. Philadelphia Union

 

* Philadelphia play 5 of their first 7 matches at home this season

 

* Philadelphia play 3 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (Colorado, San Jose, Dallas)

 

 

Portland Timbers

Western Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: New York Red Bulls vs. Portland Timbers

Week of Saturday 17th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 24th March 2018: FC Dallas vs. Portland Timbers

4 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Portland Timbers

5 - Sunday 8th April 2018: Orlando City vs. Portland Timbers

6 - Saturday 14th April 2018: Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United

7 - Sunday 22nd April 2018: Portland Timbers vs. New York City FC

Week of Saturday 28th April 2018: N/A

8 - Saturday 5th May 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

9 - Sunday 13th May 2018: Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders

10 - Saturday 19th May 2018: Portland Timbers vs. Los Angeles FC

 

* Portland play their first 5 games of the season away from home, before play 4 of their next 5 at home

 

* Portland play 4 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (Red Bulls, Chicago, Orlando, NYCFC)

 

 

Real Salt Lake

Western Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. Los Angeles FC

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. New York Red Bulls

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

4 - Friday 30th March 2018: Toronto FC vs. Real Salt Lake

5 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

6 - Wednesday 11th April 2018: New York City FC vs. Real Salt Lake

Week of Saturday 14th April 2018: N/A

7 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids

8 - Friday April 27th 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake

9 - Sunday 6th May 2018: Orlando City vs. Real Salt Lake

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

10 - Saturday 12th May 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. D.C. United

 

* RSL play an equal number of home and away games in their opening 10 fixtures, with 5 fixtures both home and away

 

* RSL play 5 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 matches (Red Bulls, Toronto, NYCFC, Orlando, DC)

 

* RSL play Vancouver Whitecaps twice in their opening 10 fixtures (games 5 and 8)

 

 

San Jose Earthquakes

Western Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Minnesota United

Week of Saturday 10th March 2018: N/A

2 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. San Jose Earthquakes

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 31st March 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. New York City FC

4 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes

5 - Saturday 14th April 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Houston Dynamo

6 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Orlando City vs. San Jose Earthquakes

7 - Saturday 28th April 2018: Columbus Crew vs. San Jose Earthquakes

8 - Saturday 5th May 2018: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers

Week of Wednesday 9th May 2018: N/A

9 - Saturday 12th May 2018: Minnesota United vs. San Jose Earthquakes

10 - Wednesday 16th May 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. San Jose Earthquakes

 

* San Jose play 6 of their first 10 games away from home

 

* San Jose play 4 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (NYCFC, Philadelphia, Orlando, Columbus)

 

 

Seattle Sounders

Western Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Los Angeles FC

Week of Saturday 10th March 2018: N/A

2 - Sunday 18th March 2018: FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

3 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Montreal Impact

Week of Saturday 7th April 2018: N/A

4 - Sunday 15th April 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. Seattle Sounders

5 - Sunday 22nd April 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Minnesota United

6 - Sunday 29th April 2018: Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders

7 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Columbus Crew

8 - Wednesday 9th May 2018: Toronto FC vs. Seattle Sounders

9 - Sunday 13th May 2018: Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders

Week of Saturday 19th May 2018: N/A

10 - Saturday 26th May 2018: Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake

 

* Seattle play an equal number of home and away games in their first 10 fixtures

 

* Seattle only play in 3 of the first 6 rounds of fixtures

 

* Seattle play 3 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (Montreal, Columbus, Toronto)

 

 

Sporting Kansas City

Western Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. New York City FC

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Chicago Fire vs. Sporting Kansas City

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. San Jose Earthquakes

4 - Saturday 24th March 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Sporting Kansas City

5 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. D.C. United

6 - Sunday 8th April 2018: LA Galaxy vs. Sporting Kansas City

7 - Sunday 15th April 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. Seattle Sounders

8 - Friday 20th April 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

9 - Saturday 28th April 2018: New England Revolution vs. Sporting Kansas City

10 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Rapids

 

* Kansas play their first 10 games over 10 consecutive weekend's

 

* Kansas play 6 of their first 10 games at home

 

* Kansas play 4 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (NYCFC, Chicago, DC, New England)

 

* Kansas play Colorado twice in their opening 10 games (games 2 and 8)

 

 

Toronto FC

Eastern Conference

 

1 - Saturday 3rd March 2018: Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew

Week of Saturday 10th March 2018: N/A

2 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC

Week of Saturday 24th March 2018: N/A

3 - Friday 30th March 2018: Toronto FC vs. Real Salt Lake

4 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Toronto FC vs. D.C. United

5 - Saturday 14th April 2018: Colorado Rapids vs. Toronto FC

6 - Saturday 21st April 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. Toronto FC

7 - Saturday April 28th 2018: Toronto FC vs. Chicago Fire

8 - Friday 4th May 2018: Toronto FC vs. Philadelphia Union

9 - Wednesday 9th May 2018: Toronto FC vs. Seattle Sounders

10 - Saturday 12th May 2018: New England Revolution vs. Toronto FC

 

* Toronto play 6 of their first 10 games at home this season

 

* Toronto play 4 teams from the Western Conference in their first 10 games (RSL, Colorado, Houston, Seattle)

 

 

Vancouver Whitecaps

Western Conference

 

1 - Sunday 4th March 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Montreal Impact

2 - Saturday 10th March 2018: Houston Dynamo vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

3 - Saturday 17th March 2018: Atlanta United vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

4 - Saturday 24th March 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy

5 - Saturday 31st March 2018: Columbus Crew vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

6 - Saturday 7th April 2018: Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

7 - Friday 13th April 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Los Angeles FC

8 - Friday 20th April 2018: Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

9 - Friday April 27th 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake

10 - Saturday 5th May 2018: Minnesota United vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

 

* Vancouver play their first 10 games over 10 consecutive weekend's

 

* Vancouver play 6 of their first 10 matches away from home

 

* Vancouver play RSL twice in their opening 10 fixtures (games 6 and 9)

 

* Vancouver play 3 teams from the Eastern Conference in their first 10 games (Montreal, Atlanta, Columbus)

 

 

MLS 2018: Fixture List Digestion

With MLS fixtures on the MLS Fantasy site not arranged into a Schedule (as of yet) we'll provide another article based off the fixture list that should paint a clearer picture of a Gameweek by Gameweek account of MLS's schedule, but we hope that this fixture breakdown has been useful for your MLS Fantasy planning. We'll leave on a few notes.

 

- Columbus, Kansas, and Vancouver are the only teams to not have a break in their fixtures

 

- D.C. United, Montreal Impact, and Los Angeles FC, will be hitting the road the most in the opening 10 fixtures

 

- Dallas and Orlando both play 7 of their opening 10 fixtures at home, the most of any clubs

 

- 7 teams face 2 of their first 4 weeks without a fixture at the weekend: Colorado Rapids, Chicago Fire, Toronto, Seattle, LAFC, San Jose, and Philadelphia

 

- Seattle Sounders play their 10th match the last, on May 26th

 

- New York City FC and Real Salt Lake play on Wednesday 11th April, the only fixture in that midweek period (Double Gameweek territory for RSL who play the weekend before?) 

 

The 2018 MLS Fantasy Season

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