North Texas SC begins its title defense away to South Georgia Tormenta FC
Frisco, Texas - North Texas SC released its full 2020 USL League One regular season schedule today. This will be the second-ever USL League One season, and North Texas will be starting the season as reigning USL League One title-winners. The first match will be against South Georgia Tormenta FC on March 28 at Erk Russel Park.
The home opener will be the following Saturday against Orlando City B on April 4 at Toyota Stadium as part of a doubleheader with FC Dallas vs. Los Angeles FC. The home opener starts a busy April that culminates with a match against Greenville Triumph SC in South Carolina. This match is the first replay of the 2019 USL League One Final.
North Texas takes on newly-formed Union Omaha on May 3. That game will also mark the move from Toyota Stadium to Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. The team will play two more games that month in Globe Life Park, including Forward Madison (5/9) and Tormenta FC (5/23). It will end the month by traveling to Richmond Kickers (5/30).
June sees North Texas return home to play Toronto FC II (6/2) and then travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the newly formed New England Revolution II (6/13). The month ends with two home matches against Union Omaha (6/21) and Greenville Triumph (6/27).
In July, North Texas returns east to take on Tormenta FC (7/6). After a home matchup against New England (7/12), the fastest turnaround against any opponent, it will take to the road to take on Chattanooga Red Wolves (7/18) before the away rematch against Forward Madison FC on July 25.
August will be the busiest month for North Texas as they play six matches. North Texas start with its first home match against FC Tucson (8/1), before traveling to Toronto (8/7) and Greenville (8/15). The match against Greenville kicks off a period of three games in eight days before returning to Globe Life Park to play Forward Madison (8/19). The team then takes on Inter Miami’s USL League One affiliate for the first time on August 22nd. The final match of the month will kick off a three-game road trip starting in Omaha (8/29).
September features a visit to Orlando City B (9/3) and Toronto FC II (9/11) to close out the longest road trip of the year. The next home match is four days later against the Richmond Kickers. On September 26th, the team visits Miami for the penultimate game of the regular season.
North Texas SC closes out the 2020 League One regular season at home against FC Tucson (10/3) at Globe Life Park.
The full 2020 North Texas SC schedule can be found at northtexassc.com/schedule.
Additional 2020 Notes
The USL League One Playoffs will expand from four to six teams in 2020, with the top two seeds receiving first-round byes. Following the first round, the top-seeded team will meet the lowest seeded team remaining and the second-seeded team will play the second-lowest seeded team remaining in the League One Semifinals.
The entire 2020 USL League One season will be broadcast on ESPN+ in the United States.
North Texas SC’s 2020 preseason begins Feb. 10 and will include four matches in preparation for the League One season. North Texas will face FC Tulsa on Feb. 25 and Sporting Kansas City II on Feb. 27 in preseason friendlies. Additional preseason games will be announced at a future date.