Walt Disney World to Host Major League Soccer

As announced by MLS today- Major League Soccer is Back!

As per the announcements MLS tournament testing: The health, safety and medical protocols for Orlando-

“Walt Disney World Resort and the Swan and Dolphin Hotel will be providing enhanced cleaning of all venues and enforcing appropriate capacity-management and other social distancing guidelines”.

Indicating that MLS will be hosted at the Swan and Dolphin resorts located in the Epcot area of Walt Disney World. Which explains the recent update to the resorts availability.

The season tournament will take place from July 8 to August 11, at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida!

TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE:

  • All 26 MLS clubs participating; 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

SCHEDULE OF MATCHES

  • July 8: Group Stage begins
  • July 25-28: Round of 16
  • July 30-August 1: Quarterfinals
  • August 5-6: Semifinals
  • August 11: Final

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.

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