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This February 25 will start the Major League Soccer, better known as the MLS for its acronym in Englishthe fastest growing sports league in North America, and which will add its 28th season in 2023.
It should be noted that A total of 14 games will be played on what will be the opening day of the 2023 season between Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26with important dishes such as the debut of LAFC, current champions of the competition and who will face the LA Galaxy in the first Traffic Classic of the season.
The five most important matches at the start of the MLS
Nashville SC vs. New York City F.C.: The first official match of the 2023 season where Hany Mukhtar, MLS Most Valuable Player 2022, begins his journey against New York City FC and seeks to repeat the same success of the previous season.
Atlanta United vs. San Jose Earthquakes: The 2022 FIFA World Cup Champion with Argentina and 2022 MLS Booking of the Year, Thiago Almada seeks to continue his good path in the MLS for the second consecutive year against a Quakes in renewal that will have as its star this 2023 the Ecuadorian midfielder and World Cup player Carlos Gruezo.
Inter Miami CF vs CF Montreal: After six years with Atlanta United, Venezuelan goalscorer and 2018 MLS Most Valuable Player Josef Martínez seeks to maintain his scoring streak and making his debut with Inter Miami CF as their new key player in attack.
Austin FC vs. St.Louis CITY SC: MLS’s 29th expansion franchise, St. Louis CITY SC, will make its official MLS debut continuing the league’s explosive growth by kicking off its history on the road against Austin FC.
LA Galaxy vs. LAFC: Reigning MLS Cup 2022 champion LAFC will look to repeat their storied campaign by kicking off their title defense against crosstown rival LA Galaxy to a new edition of El Tráfico at the mythical Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.
MLS and Apple, an agreement that will benefit the show
The 2023 season will be the first for MLS Season Passthe unprecedented subscription service from Apple and Major League Soccer that will have all the matches of the MLS regular season, the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs and Leagues Cup, all in one place and without interruptions or restrictions.
Notably With MLS Season Pass, fans can watch every MLS game on billions of devices in the Apple TV appon Apple devices, Smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes and game consoles, and the internet at tv.apple.com.
The launch of the MLS Season Pass marks the official start of the 10-year partnership between MLS and Applein an unprecedented partnership for a professional sports league.
MLS and Liga MX face to face in the Leagues Cup
On a new page of North American soccer, Starting Friday, July 21, MLS and LIGA MX will pause their respective seasons and the 47 top division clubs from Canada, Mexico, and the United States will compete in a World Cup-style tournament for the inaugural edition of the historic and highly anticipated Leagues Cup 2023.
The champion, second and third place of the historic tournament will qualify for the Concacaf Champions League and will have the opportunity to earn a place in the FIFA Club World Cup, without a doubt, a historical event for the aforementioned leagues. You can watch all the events of this tournament through the MLS Season Pass in the Apple TV app.
With information from MLS Press
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