NEWS: Earthquakes to host New York Red Bulls in 2022 Home Opener


SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes will host the New York Red Bulls in their 2022 home opener on Saturday, February 26. Kickoff from PayPal Park is scheduled for 3 p.m. PT. It marks the Quakes’ first match vs. NYRB since Mar. 16, 2019, and first meeting in San Jose since Oct. 6, 2018.

An exclusive presale for Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders to purchase add-on tickets will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. PT before being made available to the general public on Friday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. PT. For more information on 2022 season tickets, click here or call the Earthquakes Front Office at 408-556-7700.

The Earthquakes will kick off their regular season at home for the sixth time in eight seasons since the opening of PayPal Park. San Jose has tallied a commanding 5-1-1 record in their previous seven home openers at PayPal Park, including a 2-1-1 record vs. Eastern Conference opponents. The Quakes hold a 17-14-9 all-time record vs. the New York Red Bulls. San Jose has been dominant at home in the series, holding a 13-3-3 record, while NYRB has won four of the last five overall meetings since 2015. 

The 2022 regular season, which begins earlier than ever before, will run through Sunday, Oct. 9. Following three consecutive weeks of Audi 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs action, MLS Cup will be played on Saturday, Nov. 5, more than two weeks prior to the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Nov. 21 and more than a week prior to the player release date on Nov. 14.

The full 2022 regular season schedule will be announced by the end of the year.

2022 Major League Soccer Regular Season Home Openers

All times are PT. Home teams listed first. Schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Columbus Crew vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (12:30 p.m. PT, Field)

Los Angeles Football Club vs. Colorado Rapids (12:30 p.m. PT, Banc of California Stadium)

FC Dallas vs. Toronto FC (2:30 p.m. PT, Toyota Stadium)

Austin FC vs. FC Cincinnati (3 p.m. PT, Q2 Stadium)

D.C. United vs. Charlotte FC (3 p.m. PT, Audi Field)

San Jose Earthquakes vs. New York Red Bulls (3 p.m. PT, PayPal Park)

Inter Miami CF vs. Chicago Fire FC (3 p.m. PT, DRV PNK Stadium)

Portland Timbers vs. New England Revolution (4:30 p.m. PT, Providence Park)

Philadelphia Union vs. Minnesota United (TBD, Subaru Park)

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Orlando City SC vs. CF Montréal (10 a.m. PT, Exploria Stadium)

Atlanta United vs. Sporting Kansas City (12 p.m. PT, Mercedes-Benz Stadium)

LA Galaxy vs. New York City FC (2 p.m. PT, Dignity Health Sports Park)

Houston Dynamo FC vs. Real Salt Lake (4 p.m. PT, PNC Stadium)

Seattle Sounders FC vs. Nashville SC (TBD, Lumen Field)

Saturday, March 5, 2022

New England Revolution vs. FC Dallas (10:30 a.m. PT, Gillette Stadium)

Toronto FC vs. New York Red Bulls (11 a.m. PT, BMO Field)

Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo FC (12:30 p.m. PT, Children’s Mercy Park)

CF Montréal vs. Philadelphia Union (1 p.m. PT, Olympic Stadium)

Chicago Fire FC vs. Orlando City SC (3 p.m. PT, Soldier Field)

Colorado Rapids vs. Atlanta United (3 p.m. PT, DICK’S Sporting Goods Park)

Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders (3 p.m. PT, Rio Tinto Stadium)

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. New York City FC (3 p.m. PT, BC Place)

Minnesota United FC vs. Nashville SC (3 p.m. PT, Allianz Field)

FC Cincinnati vs. D.C. United (3 p.m. PT, TQL Stadium)

Charlotte FC vs. LA Galaxy (5 p.m. PT, Bank of America Stadium)

Saturday, March 12, 2022

New York City Football Club vs. CF Montréal (11 a.m. PT, Yankee Stadium)

Sunday, March 13, 2022

New York Red Bulls vs. Minnesota United FC (11 a.m. PT, Red Bull Arena)

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Nashville SC vs. Philadelphia Union (1 p.m. PT, Nashville SC Stadium)