SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes today unveiled the club’s full regular season schedule for the 2022 Major League Soccer season. The schedule features five nationally televised matches, with select games airing on Univision, UniMás, and FOX Sports 1. Broadcast details and remaining kickoff times for locally televised matches will be announced in January.
The 2022 schedule will also feature the return of the California Clasico to Stanford Stadium for the first time since 2019, with the highly anticipated rivalry match against the LA Galaxy taking place on Saturday, June 25. San Jose, who had 13 weeknight (M-F) contests in 2021, will only have four such matches in 2022.
An exclusive presale for Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders to purchase add-on tickets will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. PT before single-match tickets are made available to the general public on Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 1 p.m. PT. Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders will also have an opportunity to purchase add-on California Clasico tickets on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. PT before individual tickets are made available to the general public on Friday, Jan. 14 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 full 34-game schedule runs from Saturday, Feb. 26 to Sunday, Oct. 9 and is evenly split between home and away matches. The Quakes will face 22 different opponents throughout the season, including home-and-away contests against the other 13 teams in the Western Conference and eight individual matches against clubs from the Eastern Conference. Nashville SC, who spent their first two seasons in MLS in the East, has switched to the West to accommodate expansion side Charlotte FC.
The Earthquakes play eight of their first 13 matches at PayPal Park, including the home opener vs. the New York Red Bulls on Saturday, Feb. 26 (3 p.m. PT), Nashville SC’s first-ever trip to San Jose on Saturday, April 16 (12:30 p.m.; Univision), and a clash with the defending Western Conference champion Portland Timbers on Wednesday, May 18.
San Jose then does not play a match at PayPal Park for more than a month, with three consecutive road games scheduled against LAFC (May 28), Nashville (June 11) and Real Salt Lake (June 18) and the California Clasico vs. the LA Galaxy at Stanford Stadium on Saturday, June 25 (7 p.m. PT; UniMás).
The Quakes close out the season with seven of their final 11 matches on the road, including the team’s first-ever visit to FC Cincinnati on Saturday, Sept. 10 and the Decision Day season finale vs. Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, Oct. 9 (2 p.m. PT).
Other marquee home matchups during the 2022 season are Inter Miami CF’s first-ever visit to San Jose on Wednesday, Aug. 3, a clash with LAFC on Saturday, Aug. 20, and the home finale vs. Minnesota United FC on Saturday, Oct. 1.