Orlando City Soccer Unveils 2021 Schedule, Home Opener Set for April 17 vs. Atlanta
By Orlando City Soccer // March 29, 2021
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Lions will be featured in at least 10 nationally-televised matches throughout the 2021 season
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Orlando City SC has unveiled the schedule for its 2021 regular season, presented by Orlando Health.
The Lions are set to host Atlanta United FC in their home opener, presented by Orlando Health, on Saturday, April 17 at Exploria Stadium. The 3 p.m. ET match is set to be nationally broadcast on UniMás and TUDN, with English commentary available on Twitter.
This will mark the seventh-consecutive season in which City will open its campaign at home and the first time opening up against Atlanta United.
To begin the 2021 MLS season, Exploria Stadium will operate at a reduced capacity with guaranteed access for Season Ticket Members and partial ticket package holders. More information on both ticketing options can be found at the link here or by calling 1-855-ORL-CITY.
In addition, premium hospitality seating for the opener is now available for fans needing 10 or more tickets. All seats will be arranged to align with the venue’s current safety protocols. More information is available here.
Fans wishing to be contacted if single-match tickets become available can sign up here. Member Services will be reaching out to Season Ticket Members directly with information on seating, venue safety protocols and other important logistics.
The Lions will be featured in at least 10 nationally-televised matches throughout the 2021 season across the networks of ESPN, FOX and Univisión. Central Florida-based fans will be able to tune into all locally broadcast matches on FOX 35 PLUS (WRBW, Ch. 65) or stream them live on LionNation TV with a LionNation Premium membership.
2021 Season Ticket Members receive a complimentary LionNation Premium Membership, or fans can subscribe for just $59/year.
More information on LionNation TV and how to become a LionNation Premium Member or 2021 Season Ticket Member can be found at the link here.
The home schedule is highlighted by visits from 2020 Supporters’ Shield Winner Philadelphia Union, complemented by two visits from both Atlanta United and intrastate foe Inter Miami CF. City will host the Union on Thurs., July 22 in a nationally televised match on ESPN, before hosting Atlanta at Exploria Stadium for the second time just eight days later, also on ESPN.
The Lions are set to travel to Inter Miami CF Stadium on Friday, June 25, before hosting Miami for the first time on Wed., Aug. 4.
Head Coach Oscar Pareja will make his first trip to Yankee Stadium while at the City helm against perennial Club foe New York City FC on Sun., July 25, before taking the Club to FC Cincinnati’s West End Stadium for the first time.
The Lions will also visit the Eastern Conference’s second new stadium in 2021, set for a match against 2021 MLS Cup Champions Columbus Crew SC at Crew Stadium on Wed., Oct. 27.
Orlando City will close out its 2021 MLS regular season with Decision Day on the road against Club de Foot Montreal. The final regular-season match is set for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff.
The full schedule for the 2021 Orlando City campaign, presented by Orlando Health, can be found below, with home matches highlighted in bold.
2021 Orlando City SC Schedule, presented by Orlando Health
|Sat., April 17||Atlanta United FC||Exploria Stadium||3 p.m.||UniMás/TUDN/Twitter|
|Fri., April 23||Sporting Kansas City||Children’s Mercy Park||7:30 p.m.||FS1|
|Sat., May 1||FC Cincinnati||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., May 8||New York City FC||Exploria Stadium||6 p.m.||ESPN|
|Sun., May 16||D.C. United||Audi Field||8 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., May 22||Toronto FC||Exploria Stadium (H)||7 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV/TSN|
|Sat., May 29||New York Red Bulls||Red Bull Arena||1 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., June 19||Toronto FC||TBD||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV/TSN|
|Tues., June 22||San Jose Earthquakes||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Fri., June 25||Inter Miami CF||Inter Miami CF Stadium||8 p.m.||FS1|
|Sat., July 3||New York Red Bulls||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Wed., July 7||Chicago Fire FC||Soldier Field||8 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., July 17||Toronto FC||TBD||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV/TSN|
|Thurs., July 22||Philadelphia Union||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||ESPN|
|Sun., July 25||New York City FC||Yankee Stadium||6 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Fri., July 30||Atlanta United FC||Exploria Stadium||8 p.m.||ESPN|
|Wed., Aug. 4||Inter Miami CF||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., Aug. 7||FC Cincinnati||West End Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Wed., Aug. 18||Nashville SC||Nissan Stadium||8:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., Aug. 21||Chicago Fire FC||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Fri., Aug. 27||Inter Miami CF||Exploria Stadium||8:30 p.m.||ESPN|
|Sat., Sept., 4||Columbus Crew SC||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Fri., Sept. 10||Atlanta United FC||Mercedes-Benz Stadium||7 p.m.||FS1|
|Wed., Sept. 15||Club de Foot Montreal||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV/TVAS|
|Sun., Sept. 19||Philadelphia Union||Subaru Park||4 p.m.||ESPN|
|Sat., Sept. 25||New England Revolution||Gillette Stadium||7 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Wed., Sept. 29||Nashville SC||Nissan Stadium||8:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., Oct. 2||D.C. United||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sat., Oct. 16||FC Cincinnati||West End Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Wed., Oct. 20||Club de Foot Montreal||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV/TVAS|
|Sun., Oct. 24||New England Revolution||Exploria Stadium||TBD||FS1|
|Wed., Oct. 27||Columbus Crew SC||Crew Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sun., Oct. 31||Nashville SC||Exploria Stadium||7:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV|
|Sun., Nov. 7||Club de Foot Montreal||TBD||3:30 p.m.||FOX 35 PLUS/LionNation TV/TVAS|
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