Tampa, Florida – The USL Championship will open the 2023 season with 11 games in the first weekend of the campaign. The league will begin its 13th season on Saturday, March 11th. Opening day of the season.
Defending championship title holders San Antonio FC will head home to Toyota Field as they face Oakland Roots SC, one of the first teams to win the league title after losing in the 2022 USL Championship Playoffs. Start a new season with The opening night of the season will also see another notable playoff rematch with Birmingham Legion FC hosting Pittsburgh his Riverhounds SC at Protective Stadium. This October saw the club’s spectacular Eastern his conference quarter-finals, and the Hounds advanced on penalties as he went 8-7. And a 2-2 draw at the same venue.
The other two teams, who advanced to the postseason this fall, will make their first appearance in one of the high-profile interconference matchups to kick off their campaign against Detroit City FC’s host San Diego Royal SC at Tolero Stadium. play against Elsewhere, 2022 Championship Coach of the Year Ben Pillman and his new club, the Charleston Battery, kicked off the season at home with Phoenix Rising FC, with both teams heading into 2023. It aims to get the course back in the postseason.
Other opening weekend highlights included a clash between the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Indy Eleven at Al Lang Stadium, where former Rowdies captain and new Boys in Blue forward Sebastian Genzatti See you soon back in Tampa Bay. Two former league title winners will also face off at the Championship Soccer Stadium as Orange County SC take on Eastern Conference title winners Louisville City FC.
Following the opening weekend, the opening month of the season adds an interesting home opener, with Detroit City FC returning to Keyworth Stadium to host Indy Eleven on Saturday, March 25. Head coach Brian Krallhout.
Meanwhile, San Diego Royal SC will be visiting Phoenix Rising FC’s new home on opening day in April, as well as visiting New Mexico United in two weeks’ time for two notable home openers. play the role of It will be held at Isotopes Park on April 15th.
The full schedule for the 2023 USL Championship will be announced next Monday, January 9, and the 408-game regular season will conclude over the weekend of October 13-15 ahead of the 2023 USL Championship playoffs. intend to do something.