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Foxes to host Las Vegas Lights FC in USL Home Opener

By Angel Moreno, 01/12/18, 12:00PM PST


The two expansion franchises will make USL debut on March 17

FRESNO, Calif. — The United Soccer League released the home-opener schedule for the 2018 season on Friday. Fresno FC will host fellow expansion franchise Las Vegas Lights FC in the inaugural regular season debut for both teams at Chukchansi Park on Saturday, March 17.

The USL regular season will open on Friday, March 16 when Rio Grande Valley FC plays host to Saint Louis FC at H-E- B Park, and Seattle Sounders FC 2 hosts Portland Timbers 2.

The full 2018 USL regular season schedule will be released next week, with the 561-game slate to conclude on the weekend of October 12-14.

Single game tickets will go on sale in February. Fans may purchase season tickets by calling the Fresno FC sales office at 559-320-2525.

2018 USL Home Openers

Friday, March 16
Rio Grande Valley FC vs. Saint Louis FC
Seattle Sounders FC 2 vs. Portland Timbers 2

Saturday, March 17
Charleston Battery vs. FC Cincinnati
Charlotte Independence vs. Ottawa Fury FC
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC vs. LA Galaxy II
Fresno FC vs. Las Vegas Lights FC
Louisville City FC vs. Nashville SC
New York Red Bulls II vs. Toronto FC II
North Carolina FC vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies
OKC Energy FC vs. Tulsa Roughnecks FC
Orange County SC vs. Phoenix Rising FC
Reno 1868 FC vs. Swope Park Rangers
Sacramento Republic FC vs. San Antonio FC

Sunday, March 18
Bethlehem Steel FC vs. Richmond Kickers

Saturday, March 24
ATL UTD 2 vs. New York Red Bulls II
Las Vegas Lights FC vs. Reno 1868 FC
Nashville SC vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds
Phoenix Rising FC vs. OKC Energy FC
Richmond Kickers vs. Indy Eleven
San Antonio FC vs. Saint Louis FC
Swope Park Rangers vs. Seattle Sounders FC 2
Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Bethlehem Steel FC
Tulsa Roughnecks FC vs. Real Monarchs SLC

Saturday, March 31
Indy Eleven vs. FC Cincinnati
LA Galaxy II vs. San Antonio FC
Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs. Penn FC
Real Monarchs SLC vs. Portland Timbers 2
Saint Louis FC vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
Toronto FC II vs. Ottawa Fury FC

Saturday, April 7
FC Cincinnati vs. Louisville City FC

Wednesday, April 18
Portland Timbers 2 vs. Rio Grande Valley FC

Saturday, April 21
Penn FC vs. Charleston Battery
Ottawa Fury FC vs. North Carolina FC