Atlanta United 2 announces 2019 home opener

Atlanta United 2 announces 2019 home opener

Atlanta United 2 today announced its 2019 home opener will be played against USL Championship expansion club Hartford Athletic Saturday, March 9 at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia, the club’s new home venue for the 2019 season.

Hartford Athletic, based in Hartford, Connecticut, is one of the USL Championship’s seven expansion club’s that will enter the league for the 2019 season. The match against ATL UTD 2 will mark the franchise’s first league game in its history.

The 2019 USL Championship season will open with a landmark opening day on Saturday, March 9 thanks to a 17-game slate of action – the most on a single day in the league’s history – that kicks off the regular season.

The Championship’s home openers were revealed in full on Friday, with an opening day of games that includes inaugural home matches for four expansion franchises across the country.

2019 USL Championship Home Openers
Home Teams Listed First
Saturday, March 9
ATL UTD 2 vs. Hartford Athletic

Birmingham Legion FC vs. Bethlehem Steel FC

Charleston Battery vs. Ottawa Fury FC

El Paso Locomotive FC vs. OKC Energy FC

LA Galaxy II vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Las Vegas Lights FC vs. Austin Bold FC

Memphis 901 FC vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies

Nashville SC vs. Loudoun United FC

New Mexico United vs. Fresno FC

New York Red Bulls II vs. Swope Park Rangers

North Carolina FC vs. Louisville City FC

Reno 1868 FC vs. Orange County SC

Sacramento Republic FC vs. Real Monarchs SLC

Saint Louis FC vs. Indy Eleven

San Antonio FC vs. Phoenix Rising FC

Seattle Sounders FC 2 vs. Rio Grande Valley FC

Tulsa Roughnecks FC vs. Portland Timbers 2


Friday, March 15
Charlotte Independence vs. Indy Eleven


Saturday, March 16
Bethlehem Steel FC vs. North Carolina FC

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC vs. Sacramento Republic FC

OKC Energy FC vs. Las Vegas Lights FC

Orange County SC vs. Tulsa Roughnecks FC

Phoenix Rising FC vs. New Mexico United

Real Monarchs SLC vs. El Paso Locomotive FC

Rio Grande Valley FC vs. Fresno FC

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC


Saturday, March 23
Fresno FC vs. Reno 1868 FC

Louisville City FC vs. Hartford Athletic

Portland Timbers 2 vs. Las Vegas Lights FC

Swope Park Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

Saturday, March 30
Austin Bold FC vs. San Antonio FC

Indy Eleven vs. Hartford Athletic


Saturday, April 6
Ottawa Fury FC vs. Nashville SC


Saturday, April 13
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC vs. Hartford Athletic


Friday, May 3
Loudoun United FC vs. Bethlehem Steel FC


Saturday, May 4
Hartford Athletic vs. Charlotte Independence