MetLife Stadium gets 2026 World Cup final as schedule unveiled
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MetLife Stadium gets 2026 World Cup final as schedule unveiled

Feb 5, 2024

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The 2026 World Cup final will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on July 19, 2026, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Sunday while revealing the full schedule for the 48-team tournament.

Mexico will host the opening match at the iconic 87,000-capacity Estadio Azteca on June 11. Canada will kick off its first men’s World Cup match on home soil in Toronto the next day, while the United States opens its campaign in Los Angeles.

The United States will play all three of its group stage matches on the West coast, with Canada splitting its games between Toronto and Vancouver and Mexico jumping between Mexico City and Guadalajara.

The U.S. has 78 games in all, while Canada and Mexico share 13 apiece.

Though Dallas missed out on the final, it will host a tournament-high nine matches, including four in the knockout round.

Here’s a full rundown of all 104 matches:

Group stage schedule for host nations

United States

  • June 13, 2026, in Los Angeles
  • June 19, 2026, in Seattle
  • June 25, 2026, in Los Angeles

Canada

  • June 12, 2026, in Toronto
  • June 18, 2026, in Vancouver
  • June 24, 2026, in Vancouver

Mexico

  • June 11, 2026, in Mexico City
  • June 18, 2026, in Guadalajara
  • June 24, 2026, in Mexico City

Full tournament schedule

Group stage

Match Date City Stadium
Match 1 June 11 Mexico City Estadio Azteca
Match 2 June 11 Guadalajara Estadio Akron
Match 3 June 12 Toronto BMO Field
Match 4 June 12 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 5 June 13 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 6 June 13 Vancouver BC Place
Match 7 June 13 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
Match 8 June 13 San Francisco Levi’s Stadium
Match 9 June 14 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field
Match 10 June 14 Houston NRG Stadium
Match 11 June 14 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 12 June 14 Monterrey Estadio BBVA
Match 13 June 15 Miami Hard Rock Stadium
Match 14 June 15 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Match 15 June 15 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 16 June 15 Seattle Lumen Field
Match 17 June 16 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
Match 18 June 16 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 19 June 16 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium
Match 20 June 16 San Francisco Levi’s Stadium
Match 21 June 17 Toronto BMO Field
Match 22 June 17 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 23 June 17 Houston NRG Stadium
Match 24 June 17 Mexico City Estadio Azteca
Match 25 June 18 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Match 26 June 18 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 27 June 18 Vancouver BC Place
Match 28 June 18 Guadalajara Estadio Akron
Match 29 June 19 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field
Match 30 June 19 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 31 June 19 San Francisco Levi’s Stadium
Match 32 June 19 Seattle Lumen Field
Match 33 June 20 Toronto BMO Field
Match 34 June 20 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium
Match 35 June 20 Houston NRG Stadium
Match 36 June 20 Monterrey Estadio BBVA
Match 37 June 21 Miami Hard Rock Stadium
Match 38 June 21 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Match 39 June 21 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 40 June 21 Vancouver BC Place
Match 41 June 22 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
Match 42 June 22 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field
Match 43 June 22 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 44 June 22 San Francisco Levi’s Stadium
Match 45 June 23 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 46 June 23 Toronto BMO Field
Match 47 June 23 Houston NRG Stadium
Match 48 June 23 Guadalajara Estadio Akron
Match 49 June 24 Miami Hard Rock Stadium
Match 50 June 24 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Match 51 June 24 Vancouver BC Place
Match 52 June 24 Seattle Lumen Field
Match 53 June 24 Mexico City Estadio Azteca
Match 54 June 24 Monterrey Estadio BBVA
Match 55 June 25 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 56 June 25 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
Match 57 June 25 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 58 June 25 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium
Match 59 June 25 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 60 June 25 San Francisco Levi’s Stadium
Match 61 June 26 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 62 June 26 Toronto BMO Field
Match 63 June 26 Seattle Lumen Field
Match 64 June 26 Vancouver BC Place
Match 65 June 26 Houston NRG Stadium
Match 66 June 26 Guadalajara Estadio Akron
Match 67 June 27 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
Match 68 June 27 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field
Match 69 June 27 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium
Match 70 June 27 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 71 June 27 Miami Hard Rock Stadium
Match 72 June 27 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Round of 32

Match Date City Stadium
Match 73 June 28 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 74 June 29 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 75 June 29 Monterrey Estadio BBVA
Match 76 June 29 Houston NRG Stadium
Match 77 June 30 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
Match 78 June 30 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 79 June 30 Mexico City Estadio Azteca
Match 80 July 1 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Match 81 July 1 San Francisco Levi’s Stadium
Match 82 July 1 Seattle Lumen Field
Match 83 July 2 Toronto BMO Field
Match 84 July 2 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 85 July 2 Vancouver BC Place
Match 86 July 3 Miami Hard Rock Stadium
Match 87 July 3 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium
Match 88 July 3 Dallas AT&T Stadium

Round of 16

Match Date City Stadium
Match 89 July 4 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field
Match 90 July 4 Houston NRG Stadium
Match 91 July 5 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
Match 92 July 5 Mexico City Estadio Azteca
Match 93 July 6 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 94 July 6 Seattle Lumen Field
Match 95 July 7 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Match 96 July 7 Vancouver BC Place

Quarterfinals

Match Date City Stadium
Match 97 July 9 Boston Gillette Stadium
Match 98 July 10 Los Angeles SoFi Stadium
Match 99 July 11 Miami Hard Rock Stadium
Match 100 July 11 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium

Semifinals

Match Date City Stadium
Match 101 July 14 Dallas AT&T Stadium
Match 102 July 15 Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Bronze medal match

Match Date City Stadium
Match 103 July 18 Miami Hard Rock Stadium

Final

Match Date City Stadium
Match 104 July 19 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium

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