HARTFORD, Conn. (October 7, 2020) – In a historic finish to the 2020 USL Championship Regular Season, Hartford Athletic has emerged as the winner of Group F and the second seed in the Eastern Conference as it heads into the Playoffs. In its first ever playoff match, Hartford will take on Saint Louis FC on October 10th at 7pm at Dillon Stadium. The Hartford Athletic Playoffs are presented by Cigna.
“Clinching our first playoff berth and hosting our first round match is a monumental moment for Hartford Athletic, the City of Hartford, and the State of Connecticut,” said Hartford Athletic Chairman Bruce Mandell. “This match will be the biggest game in Hartford professional sports since 1986, and we are so proud to host it at Dillon Stadium. Thank you to the State and City for their leadership throughout this season, making it possible to welcome fans safely and enjoyably. Thank you to our amazing fans, players, staff, and partners for their unparalleled passion and dedication. Dillon Stadium has the best homefield advantage in the league, and I wouldn't want to play us right now. It's win or go home time, and we plan on winning.”
Single game tickets go on sale to the public at 10 AM today. Fans interested in purchasing tickets can visit HartfordAthletic.com/single. Pursuant to the State of Connecticut’s Phase Three Reopening plan, Hartford Athletic matches at Dillon Stadium have been approved by both the State of Connecticut and the City of Hartford to host fans at 40% capacity. Full health protocols will continue to be in place including masks required at all times in stadium, cleaning crews sanitizing throughout the match, designated entry and exit based on seating section, increased stadium staff and security, and many more to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. For more information on Dillon Stadium protocols and procedures, click here.