Loudoun United FC held its first ever scrimmage on Thursday at Evergreen Sportsplex near Leesburg.
The newly formed United Soccer League Championship team beat Bethlehem Steel FC 2-1 in its first preseason game, sending Bethlehem’s preseason record down to 0-2.
Loudoun United FC’s first game of the season will be against Nashville SC on Saturday, March 9 at First Tennessee Park. The next time the team plays Bethlehem Steel SC will be on May 3. With a Loudoun stadium still under construction, that game will be played at a yet-to-be-determined venue.
The first game in the new 5,000-seat stadium, located at Bolen Park near Leesburg, is expected to be played against Charlotte Independence on Aug. 9.