The 27th edition of Major League Soccer continues this weekend with 14 clashes, including a blockbuster Western Conference matchup between LAFC and the Portland Timbers on Sunday, March 6.

MLS Matchday 2 will kick off with the New England Revolution hosting FC Dallas on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET, followed by 11 other games scattered throughout the rest of the day. Sunday features the last two Matchday 2 games, including Inter Miami taking on early Eastern Conference leaders Austin FC and LAFC facing the Portland Timbers at the Banc of California Stadium to close out Matchday 2 action.

MLS Matchday 2 Match of the week: LAFC vs. Portland Timbers

A clash between Western Conference members Los Angeles Football Club and the Portland Timbers headline Matchday 2 of Major League Soccer. The game will be broadcast live on television in the USA on FOX Sports 1 and stream live for Americans to watch on the FOX Sports App and

LAFC came back home with three goals and three points after facing Colorado Rapids in week one. Carlos Vela shined, claiming his third hattrick as an LAFC player. Ecuadorian midfielder Jose Cifuentes assisted Vela's second and third goals. The Black-and-Gold was as efficient in defense, keeping Colorado to only one shot on target.

The Portland Timbers arrive at Los Angeles after a 2-2 draw against a powerful New England Revolution side at home on Matchday 1. Dairon Asprilla scored Portland's first goal to event things out a first time, and Yimmi Charra leveled the scoring for good late in the game. Manager Giovanni Savarese's Timbers will be hungry for an away win.

The Timbers lead the all-time series between the two sides 5-3-4, and they are on a five-game undefeated streak – three wins, two draws – against LAFC.

MLS Games to watch on Matchday 2

Three other MLS Matchday 2 fixtures will broadcast live on U.S. television, and FC Dallas vs. New England Revolution will be available on ESPN+.  

Sporting Kansas City and the Houston Dynamo will look for their first win of the season on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET live on TUDN USA. MLS action on Saturday will close with Charlotte FC playing their first-ever league home game at Bank of America Stadium against the LA Galaxy at 7:30 p.m. ET. FOX Network will screen the game for MLS fans to tune in around the USA. Lastly, ESPN and ESPN Deportes will televise Austin FC hosting Inter Miami at Q2 Stadium on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET.

MLS Matchday 2 features four other fixtures