Major League Soccer unveiled its full 2011 schedule on Thursday, less than five weeks before the season is to kick off.
The season begins on March 15th, when the Los Angeles Galaxy visits Qwest Field to take on the Seattle Sounders. That opening match was revealed weeks ago. Among the more intriguing matches revealed on Thursday, here are some that stand out:
April 9th- Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls
May 1st- FC Dallas vs. Los Angeles Galaxy
May 7th- Los Angeles Galaxy vs. New York Red Bulls
May 14th- Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers
June 11th- Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps
July 10th- Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders
August 20th- Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps
August 28th- New York Red Bulls vs. Los Angeles Galaxy
September 24th- Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Seattle Sounders
September 29th- Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United
October 14th- Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake
What do you think of the schedule? Which matches are you most looking forward to? Which matches are you think of traveling long distances to see?
Share your thoughts below.