PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Thorns have released the schedule for their inaugural National Women's Soccer League season.
The Thorns will open on the road against FC Kansas City on Saturday, April 13, and then make their home debut eight days later against Seattle.
The 22-match regular season concludes at Seattle on Aug. 17. Half of the league's eight teams will advance to the playoffs.
The Thorns will play their 11 home matches at Jeld-Wen Field. Season tickets are available with first preference given to current Portland Timbers season ticket holders, followed by those on the waiting list for Timbers tickets.