NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 21, 2023) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today that single match tickets for the Leagues Cup 2023 Group Stage matches against Colorado Rapids (Major League Soccer) and Toluca (LIGA MX) on July 23 and 27, respectively, at GEODIS Park will go on sale at 10 a.m. CT on Sunday, April 23. Sunday marks the three-month countdown to the club’s inaugural Leagues Cup match against the Rapids. Single match tickets for the Group Stage are available starting at $25.
For the first time in history, all MLS and LIGA MX clubs will pause their leagues’ action to compete in a World Cup-style tournament involving the two leagues and sanctioned by their Confederation. Comprised of four divisions (East, South, Central and West) and four groups within each division, Nashville SC was placed in Group 4 in the Central Region based on the club's 2022 performance and its geographical location – see all groups here. Nashville SC finished eighth in the Supporters’ Shield Standings, which resulted in the corresponding Central Region placement first, alongside the other top 15 MLS clubs.
The top two teams of each group, based off points, will advance to the Knockout Stage Round of 32 which will be played on Aug. 2-4. The ultimate Leagues Cup 2023 champion, second and third place finishers will qualify for the Concacaf Champions League, a coveted prize for all participating clubs. Click here for more information on the Leagues Cup 2023 format.
A full breakdown of Nashville SC’s Leagues Cup matches and future dates are below:
The knockout stage dates are as follows:
- Round of 32: August 2-4
- Round of 16: August 6-8
- Quarterfinals: August 11-12
- Semifinals: August 15
- Final and Third Place Matches: August 19
The Boys in Gold have faced Colorado twice in their MLS history owning a 2W-0L-0D record and a 7-2 goal differential. Reigning MLS MVP and Golden Boot winner Hany Mukhtar has accounted for five of those goals, including a hat trick performance at GEODIS Park on Aug. 31, 2022.
Nashville SC will face LIGA MX side Toluca for the first time in club history. Last September, the club hosted its first international competition and match against LIGA MX’s Club América in the 2022 Leagues Cup Showcase Series. The Boys in Gold earned a victory via penalty kicks (4-2) following a 3-3 draw in regulation time.
The three-month countdown to Nashville SC’s inaugural Leagues Cup 2023 match starts on Sunday. Be a part of this historic tournament by purchasing your tickets at www.NashvilleSC.com/Tickets. For more information regarding Leagues Cup 2023, visit https://www.leaguescup.com/.