The MLS Cup title defense starts now. The Reds are back at BMO Field to host Columbus in a rematch of the 2017 Eastern Conference Championship. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s season opener.
Who: Columbus Crew SC (0-0-0) at Toronto FC (0-0-0)
When: Saturday, March 3, 1 PM ET
Where: BMO Field, Toronto
TV: TSN 1/4/5
Radio: TSN 1050
The party starts at 10 AM at Stanley Barracks (located at Exhibition Place). Free long sleeved T-shirts, beer samples, even the MLS Cup will be on hand! The march to the match starts at 12:15 PM.
Heading to BMO Field? Check out some required reading before you head out the door.
- BMO Field groundskeepers battle Mother Nature ahead of 2018 opener
- Debutant Ager Aketxe impresses on Champions League stage
- STAYING IN THE 6IX: Justin Morrow looks to build on Best XI season
- Saturday will mark the first-ever MLS season opener at BMO Field.
- In their five meetings last season (regular season and playoffs), TFC went 3-1-1 against Columbus.
- Crew SC traded away their top two goal scorers from last season (Ola Kamara: 18; Justin Meram: 13). To bolster their attacking corps, former LA Galaxy striker Gyasi Zardes has joined the team.