The Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs is only just underway, but the unelected officials that make the rules at MLS headquarters on Fifth Avenue already announced the 2022 opening schedule, including the home opener for New York City FC.
New York City FC will start the season on the road at the Los Angeles Galaxy, then will play the Vancouver Whitecaps in Vancouver before heading back to New York to host CF Montréal in the home opener at Yankee Stadium.
Here is the complete 2022 opening schedule:
NYCFC at Los Angeles Galaxy, Sunday, February 27, 5 pm ET
NYCFC at Vancouver Whitecaps, Saturday, March 5, 6 pm ET
NYCFC vs CF Montréal, Sunday, March 12, 2 pm ET
It is the earliest start to a season in the history of MLS.