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A complete look at the MLS 2020 preseason schedule

A detailed look at where each of the Major League Soccer teams will spend preseason.

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco dribbles past a Nashville SC defender on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (Mitchell Northam / Pro Soccer USA)

All 26 Major League Soccer teams will spread across warmer parts of the United States to prepare for the 2020 regular season, which kicks off Feb. 29. 

The five Concacaf Champions League participants: Atlanta United, New York City FC, Montreal Impact, Seattle Sounders and Los Angeles FC began preseason Jan. 11, while the rest of the league opened a week later on Jan. 18. 

A majority of clubs are training in either Florida, Texas, Arizona or California, playing in preseason tournaments alongside other MLS teams and lower-level squads. 

Below is a look at the schedules that have been released. 

MLS preseason schedules 

Atlanta United

  • Jan. 13-20: Training in Marietta, Georgia
  • Jan. 20: Two-week camp at IMG Academy
    • Jan. 24: vs. New York Red Bulls
    • Jan. 29: vs. Philadelphia Union 
    • Feb. 1: vs. IF Elfsborg
  • Feb. 8: at Birmingham Legion
  • Feb. 10: Training in Guadalajara, Mexico

Chicago Fire 

  • Jan. 20-24: Training in Chicago
  • Jan. 26-Feb. 6: Training in Florida
    • Feb. 1: vs. Philadelphia Union (Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Clearwater)
    • Feb. 6: vs. MLS team TBD
  • Feb. 11: Start of Training in California
    • Feb. 12: vs. Orange County SC at Orange County Great Park
    • Feb. 15: vs. Colorado Rapids at Dignity Health Sports Park
    • Feb. 19: vs. Toronto FC at UC Irvine
    • Feb. 22: vs. LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park 

FC Cincinnati 

  • Jan. 19-Feb 6: Training at Kino Sports Complex, Tuscon, Ariz.
    • Jan. 29: TBD 
    • Feb. 1: vs. Sporting Kansas City (Grande Sports World)
    • Feb. 5: vs. El Paso Locomotive
  • Feb. 10-21: Training at IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla. 
    • Feb. 12: vs. Philadelphia Union
    • Feb. 16: vs. Nashville SC 
    • Feb. 21: vs. KR Reykjavik/ vs. Sarasota Metropolis FC

Colorado Rapids

  • Feb. 12: vs. New England Revolution 
  • Feb. 15: vs. Chicago Fire at Dignity Health Sports Park 
  • Feb. 22: vs. Toronto FC at Dignity Health Sports Park 

Columbus Crew

  • Feb. 15: vs. Phoenix Rising FC in Tuscon, Arizona
  • Feb. 19: vs. New York Red Bulls in Tuscon, Arizona
  • Feb. 22: vs. Houston Dynamo in Tuscon, Arizona

FC Dallas 

  • Jan. 29: vs. NTX Rayados at AdvoCare Field 1 at Toyota Soccer Complex
  • Jan. 30-Feb. 6: Training in Chula Vista, Calif. 
    • Feb. 1: vs. Vancouver Whitecaps at University of San Diego
    • Feb. 6: vs. LAFC at Banc of California Stadium 
  • Feb. 9: vs. Austin Bold 
  • Feb. 12: vs. San Antonio FC at Toyota Field, San Antonio
  • Feb. 18-22: Training in Tampa, Fla.
    • Feb. 19: vs. Philadelphia Union at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex
    • Feb. 22: vs. Inter Miami CF at Al Lang Stadium 

D.C. United 

Training in Florida

  • Jan. 28: vs. Montreal Impact (at USF) 
  • Feb. 1: vs. New York Red Bulls (IMG Academy) 
  • Feb. 6: vs. Louisville City (Clearwater) 
  • Feb. 15: vs. Orlando City (USF) 
  • Feb. 19: vs. Nashville SC (Clearwater) 
  • Feb. 22: vs. Philadelphia (Clearwater)

Houston Dynamo 

  • Jan. 20: Training begins
  • Feb. 4-8: Training with USL Championship affiliate Rio Grande Valley FC 
    • Feb. 5: Game vs. Opponent TBD
    • Feb. 8: vs. Rio Grande Valley FC
  • Feb. 13-22: Training in Tucson, Ariz./Visit Tucson Sun Cup
    • Feb. 15: vs. Sporting Kansas City
    • Feb. 19: vs. Real Salt Lake
    • Feb. 22: vs. Columbus Crew SC

Los Angeles FC 

Jan. 13: Training begins 

Games at Banc of California Stadium

  • Jan. 25: vs. Penarol 
  • Jan. 31: vs. NYCFC
  • Feb. 6: vs. FC Dallas
  • Feb. 12: vs. Toronto FC 

LA Galaxy 

  • Feb. 10: vs. New England Revolution 
  • Feb. 15: vs. Toronto FC at Dignity Health Sports Park 
  • Feb. 22: vs. Chicago Fire FC at Dignity Health Sports Park 

Inter Miami CF 

  • Jan. 20-25: Training at Barry University in Miami
  • Jan. 25-31: Training in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
  • Feb. 1-6: Training in Bradenton, Fla. 
  • Feb. 7-14: Training at Inter Miami facilities 
    • Feb. 7: vs. Charleston Battery
    • Feb. 12: vs. New York City FC 
  • Feb. 15-22: Training in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    • Feb. 15: vs. Philadelphia Union 
    • Feb. 22: vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies

Minnesota United

  • Jan. 20-25: Training in Blaine, Minn. 
  • Preseason Tournament at Providence Park
    • Feb. 16: vs. New England Revolution
    • Feb. 19: vs. Portland Timbers
    • Feb. 22: vs. Vancouver Whitecaps 

Montreal Impact 

  • Jan. 16-23: Training in Orlando, Fla. 
  • Jan. 23-Feb.2: Training in Montreal 
    • Jan. 28: vs. D.C. United 
  • Feb. 3-17: Training in St. Petersburg, Fla. 
    • Feb. 5: vs. Philadelphia Union
    • Feb. 8: Orlando City 
    • Feb. 12: vs. Nashville SC 
    • Feb. 15: vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies 

Nashville SC 

  • Jan. 19-30: Training in Florida
    • Jan. 30: vs. IF Elfsborg at IMG Academy.
  • Feb. 4-21: Training in Florida
    • Feb. 6: vs. Chicago Fire (TBD) 
    • Feb. 9: vs. Louisville City (IMG Academy)
    • Feb. 12: vs. Montreal (Al Lang Stadium)
    • Feb. 16: vs. FC Cincinnati (IMG Academy) 
    • Feb. 19: vs. D.C. United (Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex)

New England Revolution

  • Jan. 18-Feb. 5: Training at Revolution Training Center
  • Feb. 6-14: Training in Los Angeles
    • Feb. 10: vs. LA Galaxy
    • Feb. 12: vs. Colorado Rapids
  • Feb. 14-23: Training in Portland
    • Feb. 16: vs. Minnesota United
    • Feb. 19: vs. Vancouver Whitecaps
    • Feb. 22: vs. Portland Timbers 

New York City FC 

  • Jan. 11: Training in Orlando, Fla./Florida Cup at Exploria Stadium
    • Jan. 15: vs. Corinthians
    • Jan. 18: vs. Palmeiras
  • Jan. 21-30: Training in Santa Barbara, Calif. 
  • Jan. 31-Feb. 5: Training in Los Angeles, Calif.
    • Jan. 31: vs. LAFC at Banc of California Stadium
  • Feb. 8-18: Training in Boca Raton, Fla.

New York Red Bulls

  • Jan. 18: Physicals, meetings at RBNY training facility 
  • Jan. 19-31: Training at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Feb. 1-8: Training at RBNY training facility
  • Feb. 9-23: Training in Tucson, Ariz./Visit Tucson Sun Cup
    • Feb. 15: vs. Real Salt Lake
    • Feb. 19: vs. Houston Dynamo
    • Feb. 22: vs. Sporting Kansas City

Orlando City 

  • Jan. 20: Begin preseason training in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • Jan. 25: Closed training session at Stetson University
  • Jan. 27-Feb. 4: Training in Mexico
    • Feb. 1: vs. Columbus Crew SC
    • Feb. 4 vs. Inter Playa
  • Feb. 8: vs. Montreal Impact at Exploria Stadium
  • Feb. 12: vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies at Exploria Stadium
  • Feb. 15: vs. D.C. United at USF
  • Feb. 18: vs. KR Reykjavík at Exploria Stadium
  • Feb. 21: vs. San Antonio FC at Exploria Stadium

Philadelphia Union 

  • Jan. 20-25: Training in Wilmington, Del. 
  • Jan. 27-Feb. 6: Training in Clearwater, Fla. 
    • Jan. 29: vs. Atlanta United at IMG Academy
    • Feb. 1: vs. Chicago Fire at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex
    • Feb. 5: vs. Montreal Impact at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex
  • Feb. 11-23: Training in Clearwater, Fla. 
    • Feb. 12: vs. FC Cincinnati at IMG Academy 
    • Feb. 15: vs. Inter Miami CF at Al Lang Stadium
    • Feb. 19: vs. FC Dallas at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex
    • Feb. 22: vs. D.C. United at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex

Portland Timbers

Preseason Tournament at Providence Park

  • Feb. 16: vs. Vancouver Whitecaps
  • Feb. 19: vs. Minnesota United
  • Feb. 22: vs. New England Revolution 

Real Salt Lake

  • Jan. 18-25: Training opens in Herriman, Utah
  • Jan. 26-Feb. 1: Training in Phoenix, Ariz. 
  • Feb. 2-10: Training in Herriman, Utah
  • Feb. 11-23: Training in Tucson, Ariz/Visit Tucson Sun Cup
    • Feb. 15: vs. Sporting Kansas City
    • Feb. 19: vs. Houston Dynamo
    • Feb. 22: vs. Phoenix Rising FC

San Jose Earthquakes

  • Jan. 20-25: Training in San Jose
  • Jan. 26-Feb. 10: Training in Cancun, Mexico
    • Feb. 3: Game vs. MLS Club TBD 
    • Feb. 10: Game vs. TBD 
  • Feb. 18: vs. Reno 1868
  • Feb. 21: vs. Sacramento Republic FC 

Seattle Sounders

  • Jan. 14-18: Training at Starfire Sports
  • Jan. 19-29: Training camp in southern California
  • Feb. 1-5: Training at Starfire Sports
  • Feb. 6-TBD: Training camp in Mexico City 

Sporting Kansas City 

  • Jan. 19-Feb. 2: Training in Arizona
  • Feb. 8-23: Training in Arizona / Visit Tucson Sun Cup
    • Feb. 15: vs. Real Salt Lake
    • Feb. 19: vs. Phoenix Rising FC
    • Feb. 22: vs. New York Red Bulls 

Toronto FC 

  • Jan. 18: Players report for medicals at training ground in Toronto
  • Jan. 20-22: Training in Toronto
  • Jan. 23: Depart for Orlando, Fla.
  • Jan. 23-29: Training in Orlando
  • Jan. 29: Arrive in Toronto
  • Feb. 5:  Depart for Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Feb. 5-22: Training in Los Angeles
    • Feb. 8: vs. Colorado Rapids at UC Irvine
    • Feb. 12: vs. LAFC at Banc of California Stadium
    • Feb. 15: vs. LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Complex
    • Feb. 19: vs. Chicago Fire at UC Irvine
    • Feb. 22: vs. Colorado Rapids at Dignity Health Sports Complex

Vancouver Whitecaps 

  • Jan. 20-23: Training in Vancouver
  • Jan. 24: Depart for San Diego, Calif. 
  • Jan. 28: vs. TBA at University of San Diego 
  • Feb. 1: vs. FC Dallas at University of San Diego 
  • Feb. 4: vs. LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park 
  • Feb. 6-14: Training in Vancouver
  • Feb. 16-22: Preseason tournament at Providence Park 
    • Feb. 16: vs. Portland Timbers
    • Feb. 19: vs. New England Revolution
    • Feb. 22: vs. Minnesota United 

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