MLS NEXT Pro unveiled today Inter Miami CF II’s full 2023 schedule consisting of 28 regular season games, kicking off on Sunday, March 26 against Chicago Fire II at DRV PNK Stadium and concluding with a home Decision Day matchup against NYCFC II on Sunday, Sept. 24. The team’s ful 2023 regular season schedule is available HERE.
“We’re very excited to kick off our second season in MLS NEXT Pro,” said head coach Federico Higuaín. “We’re looking forward to taking the opportunity to continue developing our players in a highly competitive environment. We hope to continue to help players reach the First Team level and be a competitive team in our division.”
Each MLS NEXT Pro club will play 28 intraconference matches – an increase from 24 matches per club in 2022.
The second season of MLS NEXT Pro will see seven new clubs join the league. The new teams in the Eastern Conference are Atlanta United 2, Huntsville City FC, New York Red Bulls II, and Crown Legacy FC. The new teams in Western Conference are LAFC 2, LA Galaxy II and Austin FC II. Inter Miami CF II will face each of the new Eastern Conference opponents for the first time in the 2023 regular season.
2023 Home Opponents
Chicago Fire FC II, Orlando City B, Huntsville City FC, Atlanta United 2, Philadelphia Union II, Orlando City B, Toronto FC II, FC Cincinnati 2, New York Red Bulls II, New England Revolution II, Orlando City B, Crown Legacy FC, Columbus Crew 2, FC Cincinnati 2, New York City FC II
2023 Away Opponents
Philadelphia Union II, Crown Legacy FC, Columbus Crew 2, New York Red Bulls II, New England Revolution II, Atlanta United 2, Huntsville City FC, FC Cincinnati 2, Toronto FC II, New York City FC II, Chicago Fire FC II, Huntsville City FC, Atlanta United 2
To find the full 2023 regular season schedule, visit mlsnextpro.com.
To secure your tickets to see Inter Miami CF II in action in any of its 14 regular season home matches at DRV PNK Stadium, click HERE for $5 tickets.
Where to Watch
The majority of regular season matches, plus all Decision Day matches, playoff matches and MLS NEXT Pro Cup, will be available to watch live and on-demand on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app. The remainder of regular season matches will stream live on mlsnextpro.com. MLS Season Pass is the subscription service from Apple and Major League Soccer that is home to all MLS and Leagues Cup matches and hundreds of MLS NEXT Pro and MLS NEXT matches.
The 2023 season will feature an expanded playoffs format that includes a pick-your-opponent element in the first two rounds.
Within each conference, the two division champions and the five clubs with the next highest points (seven clubs total) will advance to the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro Playoffs. The Playoffs will consist of three rounds followed by MLS NEXT Pro Cup, taking place over four consecutive weeks beginning the weekend of September 29.
The club with the most regular season points in each conference (#1 seed) will earn a first round bye, automatically advancing to the Conference Semifinals.
• The next two teams with the most points in each conference (#2 and #3 seeds) will choose their opponent and host their match (one of two teams must be the other division champion)
• The two remaining teams that are not selected will play each other, with the higher seeded team hosting
• The team with the most overall points in the conference (#1 seed) will choose its opponent from the remaining two lowest seeded teams and host the match
• The second highest seed will host the remaining team
• The team with the most regular season points (higher seed) will host the team with the lowest points (lower seed)
MLS NEXT Pro Cup:
• The team with the most regular season points (higher seed) will host MLS NEXT Pro Cup
Inter Miami CF II’s full coaching staff and roster for the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season will be announced in the coming days.