MLS is Back Tournament

MLS is Back Tournament

July 8 to August 11

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

SCHEDULE OF MATCHES

  • July 8: Group Stage presented by Heineken begins
  • July 25-28: Knockout Stage presented by Audi (Round of 16) begins
  • July 30-August 1: Quarterfinals
  • August 5-6: Semifinals
  • August 11: Final

"The opportunity to have clubs in a controlled environment enables us to help protect the health of our players, coaches and staff as we return to play. We also recognize that the death of George Floyd and others has focused our country on issues of racial injustice, inequality and violence against black men and women. Together with our owners, players and staff, the League and its Clubs are deeply committed to creating meaningful and impactful programs to address these issues that have plagued our society for far too long."

— MLS Commissioner Don Garber

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND MEDICAL PROTOCOLS

The tournament will use extensive medical protocols and a comprehensive COVID-19 testing plan developed by infectious disease experts.

TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE

  • All matches in Orlando
  • Group stage followed by knockout rounds
  • Group stage counts toward regular season
  • Winner earns 2021 Concacaf Champions League spot
  • Pre-tournament draw to assign groups
  • Regular season continues after tournament

HOW TO WATCH

All 54 matches will air on MLS partner networks. Broadcasts will feature experimental technologies, including interactive fan elements and unprecedented access to players and coaches, to create a unique experience for viewers.

BRACKET CHALLENGE

Build the best bracket and you could take home a cool $10k or some great gear from MLSstore.com. Also, challenge your friends or take on the best with public and private leagues.

PREDICT 6

PICK TO WIN! Make a set of weekly predictions for each of 6 MLS Matches and you could take home $50,000!

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