Major League Soccer released their 2022 schedule on Wednesday afternoon. FC Cincinnati will play a home-and-away series to all eastern conference clubs while facing eight western conference opponents.
As previously released, Cincinnati will begin their season on the road at Austin FC on February 26th, before returning to TQL Stadium for new head coach Pat Noonan’s home debut vs. DC United on March 5th.
In what will be appreciated by fans, FCC will have only four midweek fixtures in 2022. Three will be played inside TQL Stadium. Toronto will visit on May 18th, defending MLS Cup champion NYCFC stop in on June 29th and Vancouver travels to the West End on July 13th.
Rivals Nashville SC will visit the Queen City on Saturday, July 23rd and Hell is Real derby opponent will visit on Saturday, August 27th.
Other big matches include a visit from LAFC on Sunday, April 24th. That match will be broadcast nationally on FS1. Noonan’s former club Philadelphia will visit on August 6th followed by Atlanta on the 13th. Newcomer, Charlotte FC will visit for a reprisal of the Queen City Cup on Saturday September 3rd.
Cincinnati supporters will have five attractive road destinations early in the season as FCC travel to Austin, Orlando (March 12th), Charlotte (March 26th), Seattle (April 9th) and Atlanta (April 16th).
FC Cincy will not face Houston, LA Galaxy, Portland, Dallas, Sporting KC or Colorado in 2022.
See the 2022 FC Cincinnati schedule HERE.