Austin FC reveals playoff opponent, date and time for first round game

Austin FC punched its ticket to the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs and will host Real Salt Lake at 2 p.m. (2:18 p.m. actual kick off), on Sunday, Oct. 16—announced by the league after Sunday’s #DecisionDay games wrapped up.

The national spotlight will shine on the Capital City with the match broadcast on ABC (KVUE Austin) from Q2 Stadium.

The match will also be televised in Spanish on ESPN Deportes. The local radio broadcast can be found on KASE-FM (ALT 97.5) in English, as well as on TUDN Radio Austin (104.3-HD2, KLQB) in Spanish.

All matches played in the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs are single-elimination.

What if Austin FC gets into the second round?

Looking ahead to Round 2 already? So are we. After all, Moussa Djitte single-handedly destroyed RSL (and cliched Austin’s playoff berth) in their last matchup at Q2 Stadium.

If Austin FC beats Real Salt Lake, the Verdes will advance to the Semifinals in the MLS Cup Playoffs bracket to play the winner of FC Dallas and Minnesota United. The highest remaining seed will host the Western Conference Semis matchup on a to-be-determined date.

How do I get Austin FC Playoff tickets?

Austin FC tickets sold out in 6 minutes after going on sale last week. But Verde fans can find tickets on the secondary market through Austin FC’s ticketing partner SeatGeek. Ticket prices fluctuate so check the website for the latest cost.

Be wary of tickets sold by individuals outside of the ticket platform because there have been reports of scams.

Save money on single match tickets through Austin FC’s official ticketing partner SeatGeek by using code CAPCITYSOCCER for $20 off your first purchase.

YETI Giveaway at the Playoff Match

At the club’s historic playoff match, Austin FC founding partner YETI will give away 10,000 special edition YETI RAMBLER 10oz tumblers to honor the special occasion.

Gates will open two hours prior to kickoff (30 minutes earlier than for regular season matches) to encourage fans to be in their seats by kickoff.

2022 YETI Playoff Cup Giveaway

The YETI tumbler will have the Austin FC badge along with the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs emblem.

(Cover Photo Credit: Austin FC Instagram)

To purchase Austin FC single match tickets through SeatGeek, use code CAPCITYSOCCER for $20 off your first order.

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