Week two of MLS starts this Saturday with a 1:30 p.m. EST first whistle in Canada, with Toronto FC hosting Sporting Kansas City. The weekend finishes with a 10:00 p.m. EST kickoff in California, as the San Jose Earthquakes face the New York Red Bulls.
There are eight matches in total.
Three teams are off from MLS play with this week because of their participation in the CONCACAF Champions League: Houston Dynamo, the Seattle Sounders and the Los Angeles Galaxy.
The games this week should provide some excellent insight into the forever debated conversation about which MLS conference is superior—the Eastern conference, or the Western conference. Six of the matches provide opposing conference matchups.