A Look At MLS: Highlighting Week One of 2022

CHESTER, PA – NOVEMBER 20: Philadelphia Union defender Jakob Glesnes (5) celebrates a goal in overtime during the MLS Playoff Game between the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union on November 20, 2021 at Subaru Park in Chester, PA. (Photo by Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire)

Week one of the 2022 MLS is in the books! All 28 teams played their first matches of the very young season. Some got off to hot starts, some showed rust, and some looked like they didn’t know a game was being played. Let’s take a look back at all the highlights to tie a bow on week one of 2022.

Week One

Week one saw 14 matchups, eight of which showcased east vs west matchups. 35 goals were scored across the 14 games, and only two games were scoreless draws. Here’s a look back at the first week of MLS in 2022.

Philadelphia vs Minnesota

Columbus vs Vancouver

LAFC vs Colorado

Dallas vs Toronto

Austin vs Cincinnati

DC vs Charlotte

Miami vs Chicago

San Jose vs New York

Portland vs New England

Orlando vs Montreal

Atlanta vs Kansas City

LA vs New York City

Houston vs Salt Lake

Seattle vs Nashville

Standings after Week One

Winners in the East: Columbus, DC, New York, Atlanta, Orlando.

Teams that Drew in the East: New England, Philadelphia, Toronto, Chicago, Miami.

Losers in the East: New York City, Montreal, Charlotte, Cincinnati.

Winners in the West: Austin, LAFC, Nashville, LA.

Teams that Drew in the West: Portland, Dallas, Minnesota, Houston, Salt Lake.

Losers in the West: Seattle, San Jose, Kansas City, Colorado, Vancouver.

Week Two Starts Now

Week two is coming up next weekend! All 28 teams will be back in action next Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6th. Here’s a look at the matches.

Saturday, March 5

  • New England vs Dallas
  • Toronto vs New York
  • Kansas City vs Houston
  • Montreal vs Philadelphia
  • San Jose vs Columbus
  • Chicago vs Orlando
  • Colorado vs DC
  • Minnesota vs Nashville
  • Salt Lake vs Seattle
  • Vancouver vs New York City
  • Charlotte vs LA

Sunday, March 6

  • Austin vs Miami
  • LAFC vs Portland

Will we see teams that won in week one continue their hot start to the 2022 season? Could a team that failed to pick up three points find their winning ways? Are any teams that lost in week one able to dust themselves off and win? We’ll have to wait to find out!

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