Chester, Pennsylvania. (December 15, 2021) – With a historic playoff run underway, the Philadelphia Union, in association with Major League Soccer, has announced the club’s regular season schedule for 2022. The club is entering the new season after reaching the Eastern Conference Finals of the MLS Cup playoffs for the first time in the club’s history.
The Federation will begin the 2022 MLS season by hosting Minnesota United FC at Subaru Park, on Saturday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m. ET, the opening day of the 2022 MLS season, and will conclude with a decision day game at home. against Toronto FC on Sunday 9th October. February 26 marks the first start of a season in MLS history, with the FIFA World Cup Qatar™ kicking off shortly after the 2022 Audi Football Cup Final.
Al-Ittihad will play 17 home and 17 away matches, facing each of its conference opponents twice and playing eight Western Conference opponents once. In addition to the previously announced opener against Minnesota (February 26), notable games at Subaru Park this season include the rematch against the New York Red Bulls (May 14) and Eastern Conference Finals against the NYCFC (June 26), as well as the hosting defense Announcing the New England Revolution Supporters Shield winners (July 16). In addition, Al Ittihad will host the expansionist Charlotte FC on April 2, which joins the Eastern Conference ahead of its inaugural season.