Looking for the Crown.
Sporting Kansas City will begin the 2018 MLS season against New York City FC at Children's Mercy Park on Sunday, March 4, Major League Soccer announced on Tuesday.
Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT as Sporting KC hosts its earliest home opener in club history against a New York City FC side that finished second in the Supporters' Shield standings in 2017.
Tickets for Sporting KC's 2018 curtain raiser, as well as other single-game tickets at Children's Mercy Park, will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, Feb. 1. Sporting KC Season Ticket Members will also have access to an exclusive pre-sale for single-game tickets.
MLS has confirmed the 2018 home openers for all 23 clubs, which includes Sporting KC's road test versus the Chicago Fire on Saturday, March 10, at Toyota Park.