Major League Soccer is ready to kick off its 22nd season tonight at Providence Park in Portland, Ore.
The new MLS expansion franchise, Minnesota United are pitted against the Portland Timbers in the season-opening match.
Date and Time: March 3rd, 2017 9:30 PM EST
Venue: Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
TV: Fox Sports 1 (US)
When Minnesota United hits the pitch tonight in Portland, it will be with a roster built from a diverse array of experiences which includes veterans from the club’s NASL days, veterans of MLS, players with plentiful international experience and young players striving to prove themselves.
Defender Kevin Venegas, midfielders Miguel Ibarra and Ibson, and power forward Christian Ramirez are all looking forward to the game.
Portland got Argentine playmaking midfielder Diego Valeri on their side who has been known for his all-round abilities. To bolster the Argentinian, fellow countryman winger Sebastian Blanco comes in making the perfect attacking combination.
Liam Ridgewell and Lawrence Olum will be playing as the Centerbacks.