MLS is Back Tournament Schedule Update
Nashville SC vs. Chicago Fire FC Game Postponed
Toronto FC vs. D.C. United Moved to July 12
Seattle Sounders FC vs. San Jose Earthquakes Match Time Changed
Nashville SC Testing Update
NEW YORK (July 7, 2020) – Major League Soccer today announced that the MLS is Back Tournament Group A match between Nashville SC and Chicago Fire FC on July 8 has been postponed. In addition, the Toronto FC vs. D.C. United match that was originally scheduled for July 10 will now take place July 12 at 9 a.m. ET (ESPN2, TSN, TVA Sports) due to Toronto’s delayed arrival into Orlando. The San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders FC match on July 10 will now be played at 9 p.m. ET (ESPN, TSN, TVA).
Since arriving in Orlando on July 3, five Nashville players have had confirmed positive tests for COVID-19. Two of the players received the confirmed positive results during the weekend and three players received confirmed positive results last night. In addition, four other players have received inconclusive test results, and require further testing.
In conjunction with the club, MLS will continue to evaluate Nashville SC’s participation in the MLS is Back Tournament following the results of additional testing.
All 26 teams have now arrived in Orlando and all MLS players have been tested at the host hotel for COVID-19.
In addition to the five Nashville players, as announced yesterday, 10 FC Dallas players and one player from a third club have also received confirmed positive tests. Testing results from the five clubs that arrived on July 6 will be available later today.
Further details regarding when this match will be played will be announced at a later date. For more information about the MLS is Back Tournament, please CLICK HERE.