Foxboro Stadium was named to play host to the initial MLS Cup final on Jan. 19, 1996, kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.
“When it comes to sports cities in the world, Boston is one of the best,” MLS commissioner Doug Logan said during a press conference at the stadium. “Sports are part of the fabric, the makeup of the area. It is a location conducive to fandom in all sports, particularly soccer.” [Read more…] about Oct. 20, 1996 – First MLS Cup final. D.C. Utd. 3:2 (aet) LA Galaxy at Foxboro Stadium (Att.: 34,643) / Oct. 20, 2002 – Revolution 0:1 (aet) LA Galaxy (61,316)