MLS is back. City of Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort to host all 26 teams at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex beginning July 8.
Major League Soccer announced a few days ago the league’s plan to restart the 2020 season with all 26 Major League Soccer clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament. The tournament will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in neighboring Lake Buena Vista starting July 8. The tournament will be played without fans in attendance and provide a compelling way for MLS to resume its 25th season. The event will be staged with an emphasis on the health and safety of players, coaches, staff, and cast members. All of them will follow specific medical protocols, including regular testing for MLS players and staff, throughout the tournament.
The MLS is Back Tournament will include all 26 MLS clubs competing in a continuous schedule of 54 total matches which will take place daily. The matches will count in the MLS regular season standings, and the tournament winner will earn a spot in the 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League.
The MLS is Back Tournament draw took place at 3:30 pm ET on June 11 and it was streamed live on MLSsoccer.com, as well as MLS social media accounts. And the news that MLS is Back Tournament will kick off with Orlando City vs. Inter Miami as the opening game started whetting fans appetites.
According to Orlando City SC.