Loudoun County, VA (Jan. 15 2020) - D.C. United have announced that they will travel to Clearwater, Fla., for preseason training in preparation for the 2020 MLS Regular Season that starts on Feb. 29 in the Black-and-Red's home opener at Audi Field against the Colorado Rapids. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 PM ET.
Players will report to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 18 and will train in the nation’s capital until Jan. 25. The team departs for Florida the following day and will train in Clearwater until Feb. 7. The Black-and-Red will play their first preseason exhibition match of the year against the Montreal Impact on Jan. 28 at the University of South Florida, with kickoff time to be determined. In the first leg of preseason, the Black-and-Red will also play the New York Red Bulls (Feb. 1 @ IMG Academy, 11:30 AM Kickoff) and against USL Championship side Louisville City FC (Feb. 6 @ Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, 4 PM Kickoff). The Black-and-Red return to Washington on Feb. 8.
United travel back to Clearwater for their second preseason training camp that runs from Feb. 12 to Feb. 23. The Black-and-Red will compete in three additional preseason matches in the leadup to their home opener on Feb. 29. They will play against Orlando City (Feb. 15 @ University of South Florida, TBD Kickoff), Nashville SC (Feb. 19 @ Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, 6 PM Kickoff) and the Philadelphia Union (Feb. 22 @ Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, 7 PM Kickoff).
The team will return to Washington, DC on Feb. 23 and train in the nation’s capital ahead of the match against Colorado on Feb. 29 at Audi Field.
More information about tickets for preseason friendlies will be made available at a later date.
Saturday, January 18
Players report to Washington, DC
Saturday, January 18 - Friday, January 25
Training in Washington, DC
Sunday, January 26
Team departs for first training camp in Clearwater, Fla.
Tuesday, January 28
D.C. United v. Montreal Impact| University of South Florida | 11:30 AM ET
Saturday, February 1
D.C. United v. New York Red Bulls | IMG Academy | 11:30 AM ET
Thursday, February 6
D.C. United v. Louisville City FC | Joe DiMaggio Complex | 4 PM ET
Friday, February 7
Team returns to Washington, D.C.
Monday, February 10 - Tuesday, February 11
Training in Washington, DC
Wednesday, February 12
Team departs for second training camp in Clearwater, Fla.
Saturday, February 15
D.C. United v. Orlando City | University of South Florida | 5 PM ET
Wednesday, February 19
United v. Nashville SC | Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex | 6 PM ET
Saturday, February 22
United v. Philadelphia Union | Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex | 5 PM ET
Sunday, February 23
Team returns to Washington, DC
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