NEW YORK — New York City FC will kick off the 2020 season on the road against Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium Sunday, March 1, Major League Soccer announced Thursday. Game time at 12:30 pm ET.

In a rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference semifinal, NYCFC will travel to Toronto FC for the opening match at BMO Field Saturday, March 7 at 5 p.m.

City’s sixth home opener will take place against FC Dallas at Yankee Stadium Saturday, March 14 at 12:30 p.m. NYCFC will mark the start of the new season with an expanded Homecoming celebration focusing on multiple activities throughout the city.

The full regular season schedule will be released by MLS soon.

NYCFC will discover its opponent for the 2020 Concacaf Champions League during a live draw Monday, Dec. 9.

2020 MLS Home Openers

Saturday, February 29, 2020:

  • 1 pm ET – D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids Rapids (Audi Field)
  • 3 pm ET – Montreal Impact vs. New England Revolution (Stade Olympique)
  • 3:30 pm ET – Houston Dynamo vs. LA Galaxy (BBVA Stadium)
  • 5:30 pm ET – San Jose Earthquakes vs. Toronto FC (Avaya Stadium)
  • 6 pm ET – FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia Union (Toyota Stadium)
  • 6 pm ET – Orlando City SC vs. Real Salt Lake (Exploria Stadium)
  • 8 pm ET – Nashville SC vs. Atlanta United (Nissan Stadium)
  • 10:30 pm ET – Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Sporting Kansas City (BC Place)

Sunday, March 1, 2020:

  • 12:30 pm ET – Columbus Crew SC vs. New York City FC (MAPFRE Stadium)
  • 1 pm ET – New York Red Bulls vs. FC Cincinnati (Red Bull Arena)
  • 3 pm ET – Seattle Sounders vs. Chicago Fire FC (CenturyLink Field)
  • 5:30 pm ET – LAFC vs. Inter Miami CF (Banc of California Stadium)
  • 7:30 pm ET – Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United (Providence Park)

Saturday, March 7, 2020:

  • 1:30 pm ET – New England Revolution vs. Chicago Fire FC (Gillette Stadium)
  • 2 pm ET – Real Salt Lake vs. New York Red Bulls (Rio Tinto Stadium)
  • 5 pm ET – Toronto FC vs. New York City FC (BMO Field)
  • 7 pm ET – Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)
  • 8:30 pm ET – Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo (Children’s Mercy Park)
  • 9 pm ET – Colorado Rapids vs. Orlando City SC (Dick’s Sporting Goods Park)
  • 10 pm ET – LA Galaxy vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Dignity Health Sports Park)

Saturday, March 14, 2020:

  • 12:30 pm ET – New York City FC vs. FC Dallas (Yankee Stadium)
  • 2:30 pm ET – Inter Miami CF vs. LA Galaxy (Inter Miami CF Stadium in Fort Lauderdale)
  • 5:30 pm ET – FC Cincinnati vs. D.C. United (Nippert Stadium)
  • 7:30 pm ET – Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes (Talen Energy Stadium)

Sunday, March 15, 2020:

  • 7:00 pm ET – Minnesota United vs. New York Red Bulls (Allianz Field)

Saturday, March 21, 2020:

  • 3:30 PM ET – Chicago Fire FC vs. Atlanta United (Soldier Field)