the Resumption of fodboldligaen MLS with a miniturnering called 'the MLS is Back' goes not as planned for the organizer.
Thursday had yet a team withdraw from the tournament after the major outbreak of the coronavirus in the team. The case of the new MLS club Nashville SC, who is in his first MLS season.
Nine players on the team have tested positive for the coronavirus, and the team can either train or play matches, and is therefore taken out of the tournament. This was stated by the MLS.
It is the other team, who must leave the league comebackturnering after four months of coronapause. On Monday, FC Dallas pulled out after having had ten smittetilfælde among the club's players.
It is not known who the infected at the Nashville SC is, but the club has over the past superligaprofil Hany Mukhtar. He traded in the winter Brøndby out with the newly formed american club.
the MLS had hoped to be able to isolate themselves from coronasmitten by getting all the teams to gather at Disney World in Orlando. The goal was to create an enclosed space for all the players and managers, but it has not been able to keep the virus away.
'MLS is Back' begins 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.