MLS continues its winter run in Tucson

3 weeks of matches set for the Mobile Mini Sun Cup

Phoenix Rising and Minnesota United christen Tucson's MLS winter

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The eighth annual Mobile Mini Sun Cup featuring eight MLS teams, FC Tucson and Phoenix Rising FC continues this week over at the Kino Sports Complex.

Portland beat rival Seattle 2-1 Wednesday night in one of the most watched annual matchups of the league’s run here in Tucson.

There will be three more matches on Saturday including the Timbers against MLS Supporters Shield winners the New York Red Bulls.

In addition to football clubs from Tucson and Phoenix, USL Championship club OKC Energy will also play a match.

The Phoenix portion of the schedule is highlighted by a clash between Phoenix Rising FC and Real Salt Lake on Saturday, February 16th at 7 p.m.

Now entering its eighth year, the Mobile Mini Sun Cup is an annual preseason event for Major League Soccer clubs to prepare for their regular season.

MOBILE MINI SUN CUP SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 2nd: Phoenix Rising FC 0, Minnesota United 0 FT

Wednesday, February 6th: Minnesota United 0, Houston Dynamo 0

Thursday, February 7th: Sporting Kansas City 3, Phoenix Rising FC 2

Saturday, February 9th: Houston Dynamo 3, Seattle Sounders 2

Tuesday, February 10th: New York Red Bulls 5, Phoenix Rising FC 1

Wednesday, February 13th @ 1:00 p.m.: New York Red Bulls vs Real Salt Lake | Kino North Stadium | Gated

Wednesday, February 13th: Sporting Kansas City 4, Houston Dynamo 1

Wednesday, February 13th @ 4:00 p.m.: FC Tucson vs Sporting Kansas City | Kino Sports Complex - Field #1 | Non-Gated

Wednesday, February 13th @ 7:00 p.m.: Portland Timbers 2, Seattle Sounders 1

Saturday, February 16th @ 10:00 a.m.: Seattle Sounders vs FC Dallas | Kino North Stadium | Non-Gated

Saturday, February 16th @ 7:00 p.m.: New York Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers | Kino North Stadium| Gated

Saturday, February 16th @ 7:00 p.m.: Phoenix Rising FC vs Real Salt Lake | Phoenix Rising Sports Complex| Gated

Wednesday, February 20th @ 12:00 p.m.: Real Salt Lake vs FC Dallas | Kino North Stadium| Non-Gated

Wednesday, February 20th @ 3:00 p.m.: FC Tucson vs New York Red Bulls | Kino North Stadium| Non-Gated

Wednesday, February 20th @ 6:00 p.m.: Portland Timbers vs Phoenix Rising | Kino North Stadium | Non-Gated

Saturday, February 23rd @ 12:00 p.m.: New York Red Bulls vs FC Dallas | Kino North Stadium | Gated

Saturday, February 23rd @ 3:00 p.m.: Phoenix Rising FC vs OKC Energy | Kino North Stadium | Gated

Saturday, February 23rd @ 6:00 p.m.: Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake | Kino North Stadium | Gated

*Match schedule subject to change // All matches subject to be closed to the public per team choice.**Gated matches require a ticket purchase. Non-gated matches are free and open to the public.

FC Tucson, established in 2010, is participating in its first-ever professional season in USL League 1 after moving up from the Premier Development League (PDL).

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