By RYAN TOLMICH
It’s time to start planning out the 2015 MLS season.
The league released the schedule for the upcoming season Wednesday with play set to kickoff March 5 and conclude on Oct. 25, when all 20 of the league’s teams will be in action at times left to be determined as games will be played simultaneously.
The season will also include a pair of “Rivalry Weeks” on June 26–28 and Aug. 28–30 with the first week seeing the inaugural NYC FC – New York Red Bulls clash, while the second sees the Portland Timbers face the Seattle Sounders.
With a slew of new stars, and two new teams, entering the league, the season his littered with exciting matchups throughout the season.
Have a look at a few of this season’s more exciting prospective clashes after the jump:
March 9 – Orlando City vs. New York City FC
March 22 – New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United
April 11 – New England Revolution vs. Columbus Crew
April 12 – LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders
April 26 – Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers
May 5 – Houston Dynamo vs. San Jose Earthquakes
May 10 – New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC
May 31 – New England Revolution vs. LA Galaxy
July 3- Seattle Sounders vs. D.C. United
July 11 – New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution
Aug. 9 – LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders
Aug. 23- LA Galaxy vs. New York City FC
Sept. 19 – D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew
Sept. 19 – Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy
Oct. 17 – Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew
What do you think of the schedule? What games do you expect to go to?
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