Sporting Kansas City fans will have all eyes peeled on Saturday's match against the San Jose Earthquakes, set to kick off at 9 p.m. CT inside Avaya Stadium with live coverage on FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest Plus, FOX Sports GO, Sports Radio 810 WHB and ESPN Deportes KC 1480 AM.
But a jam-packed slate of Week 8 action means the MLS diehards will have plenty of soccer to feast upon before and after Sporting's showdown with San Jose.
At 10 p.m. CT on Friday, the LA Galaxy will put a four-game winning streak on the line versus the unbeaten Houston Dynamo on UniMas and Twitter. The following afternoon, slow-starting reigning champion Atlanta United FC will host in-form FC Dallas at 3 p.m. CT on ESPN.
An Easter Sunday doubleheader begins at 3 p.m. CT on ESPN when D.C. United hosts New York City FC in a marquee Eastern Conference clash at Audi Field. The nightcap, and arguably the biggest game of the week, will see Supporters' Shield leaders LAFC play host to unbeaten Seattle Sounders FC in a mouthwatering Western Conference battle at 6 p.m. CT on FS1.