2024 MLS schedule announced: Top must-watch games

All true fans of US soccer were devasted once the ref blew his whistle for the last time in the match between Columbus Crew and Los Angeles. After all, it put an end to the exciting and competitive 2023 Major League Soccer campaign. The match at Lower.com Field was a proper end to a wonderful season for the Crew, as we saw coach Nancy’s genius lead the Crew to a massive against-all-odds league triumph.

Will the team from Columbus defend its title during the 2024 MLS campaign? Will Coach Steven Cherundolo’s Los Angeles get revenge for the MLS Cup loss and secure a second title in three years? Or will perhaps the Lionel Messi – Luis Suarez duo in the Herons’ attack prove decisive as Inter Miami win their first-ever MLS title? We have yet to find out the answers to these questions, but now that the 2024 MLS schedule has been announced, we are happy to say that we have some exciting games ahead of us.

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2024 MLS schedule announced: Top must-watch games

Opening games in the 2024 MLS schedule

A couple of weeks ago, the 2024 MLS schedule was announced and we are happy to say that fans of MLS won’t be bored in the opening fixture. We have some very interesting games ahead of us in the first week of 2024 Major League Soccer action. Here’s a list of the games we deem most interesting in the first gameweek:

  • Inter Miami vs Real Salt Lake City – 22nd of February
  • Columbus Crew vs Atlanta United – 24th of February
  • Los Angeles vs Seattle Sounders – 24th of February
  • LA Galaxy vs Inter Miami – 26th of February

As you can see, the Herons have the high honour of kicking off the new season and we are sure that fans of Inter Miami will be eager to get their hands on the precious tickets at DRV PNK Stadium. Will Lionel Messi and his colleagues be able to begin their campaign with a win? We will find out on the 22nd of February when the new MLS season kicks off.

More news from the 2024 MLS schedule are connected with 2023 MLS champions Columbus Crew hosting in-form Atlanta United on the 24th of February, which is also one of the key MLS must-watch games this season. Meanwhile, Los Angeles are hosting Seattle Sounders the very same day, so you’ll have a busy day of watching MLS ahead of you.

2024 Major League Soccer schedule announced: top games to watch

Now that you are caught up with the fact that the new MLS campaign kicks off in February, you should know more about which games are considered must-watch this season. Take a look at the following list, containing the most important games in this year’s 2024 MLS schedule. We believe that all true fans of American soccer will be more than eager to observe the high-intensity action we anticipate seeing in those matches:

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  • Inter Miami vs Orlando City – 2nd of March
  • Los Angeles vs Nashville – 24th of March
  • Nashville vs Columbus Crew – 31st of March
  • Los Angeles vs LA Galaxy – 7th of April
  • Atlanta United vs Philadelphia Union – 14th of April
  • Inter Miami vs Nashville – 21st of April
  • Columbus Crew vs Cincinnati – 12th of May
  • Louis City vs Los Angeles – 16th of May
  • Inter Miami vs St. Louis City – 2nd of June
  • Inter Miami vs Columbus Crew – 20th of June
  • Cincinnati vs New England Revolution – 23rd of June
  • Nashville vs Inter Miami – 30th of June
  • LA Galaxy vs Los Angeles – 5th of July
  • Cincinnati vs Inter Miami – 7th of July
  • Los Angeles vs Columbus Crew – 14th of July
  • Inter Miami vs Cincinnati – 25th of August
  • Los Angeles vs Houston Dynamo – 1st of September
  • Inter Miami vs Philadelphia Union – 15th of September
  • LA Galaxy vs Los Angeles – 15th of September
  • Philadelphia Union vs Atlanta United – 29th of September
  • Columbus Crew vs Inter Miami – 3rd of October
  • Los Angeles vs St. Louis City – 3rd of October
  • Columbus Crew vs Philadelphia Union – 6th of October
  • Philadelphia Union vs Cincinnati – 20th of October
  • Inter Miami vs New England Revolution – 20th of October

2024 MLS schedule analyzed

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As you saw from our list above, we have some thrilling games ahead of us this season. Unsurprisingly, Inter Miami’s name is the one we see most frequently. After all, we have such high-profile players like Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, and Luis Suarez playing for the Herons, it’s more than understandable why Inter Miami are getting the most interest.

However, after seeing the 2024 MLS schedule, fans will undoubtedly be pleased to see we have three LA derbies in the regular part of the campaign. 2023 MLS champ Columbus Crew play at GEODIS Park on the 31st of March, which should be a thrilling game as well.

The 2024 MLS schedule has been announced, you have the list with the most interesting games in front of you. It’s up to you to pick which ones you will surely see, but we believe all of the games on the list are going to be fascinating.

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Zack is a longtime football fan, writer, and bettor. He also has experience playing and coaching the game of football at a local level. His interest in the MLS, Liga MX and the Canadian Premier League adds a new dimension to the content we have at FootballWhispers.