An early season test in facing the best of 2018, Sat. Mar. 9 against two time defending titleholders, time tba. A big opening day, biggest ever for the USL as 17 games are on tap more than any other year. All 3 dozen clubs now know of when and where they begin their quest for the Cup and 4 expansion clubs will host openers. Locally NYRB II host Swope Park Rangers, a reply of the 2016 title match.