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Late goals and protests take the focus in the MLS-re-opening

There were both quiet, but strong protests, as well as a dramatic ending to the track, since fodboldligaen MLS on the night of Thursday local time, was kicked off with a miniturnering in Disney World.

In the minutes prior to the showdown between Orlando City and Inter Miami spaced the hoards of players from different MLS teams out on the pitch in a protest against racism and police brutality.

Wearing black T-shirts and black gloves lifted the players a clenched fist in the air in 8 minutes, and 46 seconds - a reference to the deceased black american to George Floyd, who was held down on the asphalt of a kneeling police officer in just such a long time before he died.

Meanwhile, knelt players from the two kamphold to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter.

On the track was the first MLS match in four months settled in the seventh of the ten minutes of stoppage time.

Here scored the Portuguese european champion Nani sejrsmålet, as Orlando City won 2-1 over David Beckham's Inter Miami.

All the matches in miniturneringen played in Disney World in Orlando, which is located in the state of Florida. The teams are as far as possible, isolated from the outside world in order to make the tournament an 'enclosed space'.

the Tournament, called MLS is Back', starting with a group stage, and the points earned in the group stage will be taken over in the 'normal' MLS season after the tournament.

In the groups are fighting the teams to come up with in knockoutfasen. The overall winner of the tournament in Disney World will be rewarded with a place in the north american Champions League next year.

When the tournament is finished, after the final 11. august, 2020 edition of the MLS continue fighting on their own hjemmebaner.

There were only two rounds of the 2020 season, before it was interrupted due to coronaviruses.

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