Johan Kappelhof -- Dax McCarty -- Referee

The Professional Referee Organization has announced the referee assignments for Week 2 of the 2018 MLS season: 


SATURDAY, MARCH 17

D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo


Maryland SoccerPlex (1:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 David Gantar
AR1:
 Phil Briere
AR2:
 Gianni Facchini
4th:
 Sorin Stoica
VAR:
 Geoff Gamble

Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC


Talen Energy Stadium (2 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Nima Saghafi
AR1:
 Peter Manikowski
AR2:
 Peter Balciunas
4th:
 Marcos DeOliveira
VAR:
 Jorge Gonzalez

Minnesota United vs. Chicago Fire


TFC Bank Stadium (2 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Alex Chilowicz
AR1:
 Jason White
AR2:
 Felisha Mariscal
4th:
 Baldomero Toledo
VAR:
 Kevin Terry Jr.

Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC


Stade Olympique (3 pm ET;  TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Robert Sibiga
AR1:
 Corey Parker
AR2:
 Nick Uranga
4th:
 Armando Villarreal
VAR:
 Silviu Petrescu

New York City FC vs. Orlando City


Yankee Stadium (3:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Jose Carlos Rivero
AR1:
 Brian Poeschel
AR2:
 Brian Dunn
4th:
 Daniel Radford
VAR:
 Alan Kelly

Atlanta Untied vs. Vancouver Whitecaps


Mercedes-Benz Stadium (7:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Ismail Elfath
AR1:
 Matthew Nelson
AR2:
 Adam Garner
4th:
 Rubiel Vazquez
VAR:
 Juan Guzman Jr.

Sporting Kansas City vs. San Jose Earthquakes


Children's Mercy Park (8:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Allen Chapman
AR1:
 Adam Wienckowski
AR2:
 Kevin Klinger
4th:
 Hilario Grajeda
VAR:
 Edvin Jurisevic

Real Salt Lake vs. New York Red Bulls


Rio Tinto Stadium (9 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Ted Unkel
AR1:
 Eduardo Mariscal
AR2:
 Michael Kampmeinert
4th:
 Fotis Bazakos
VAR:
 Drew Fischer
SUNDAY, MARCH 18

FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders


Toyota Stadium (5 pm ET; TV & streaming info)


Referee:
 Christopher Penso
AR1:
 Jeffrey Hosking
AR2:
 Apolinar Mariscal
4th:
 Alejandro Mariscal
VAR:
 Kevin Stott