Four preseason tournaments set to wrap up Saturday: Where to catch all the action
Boy, preseason just blew by, didn't it? Saturday marks the conclusion of four major preseason tournaments, and there will be one more chance to catch your team in action before the regular season kicks off just one week from now.
Unlike previous games, MLSsoccer.com will not be carrying the live stream of today's games, but fear not, you will be able to catch your team in action.
First up is the Carolina Challenge Cup, which will see Chicago take on Vancouver starting at 5 pm ET. That will be followd by a 7:15 ET kickoff between the Houston Dynamo and local side Charleston Battery. Both games can be found streaming live on uslnation.com.
Update: Weather conditions have moved Carolina Challenge Cup kickoff times up 30 minutes. Chicago-Vancouver will start at 4:30 pm ET and Houston-Charleston will start at 6:45 pm ET.
Further south in Florida, the Disney Pro Soccer Classic will crown a champion at 8 pm ET when the Montreal Impact take on the Columbus Crew, with the live stream on WatchESPN. Fans can also check out the consolation game between the NASL's Tampa Bay Rowdies and USL's Orlando City at 6 pm ET, also on WatchESPN.
On the West Coast, the Portland Timbers Tournament will wrap up, with both matches streamed live online. At 5:30 pm ET, the San Jose Earthquakes will take on FC Dallas, which can be found streaming live at SJEarthquakes.com. Immediately following that match, the hometown Portland Timbers will take on Swedish side AIK, with kickoff set for 8 pm ET, streaming live on PortlandTimbers.com.
To cap off the evening, fans of Real Salt Lake and the Seattle Sounders will be able to see their teams battle it out for the Desert Diamond Cup at 8 pm ET on NBC Sports Network. Seattle are set to field a mostly reserve side after giving most starters a 90-minute run-out against Mexican outfit Veracruz on Friday night. The third-place game of the tournament between New England and New York will not be shown live.