It is official, the 2020 season will resume July 8 at the Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Florida in the form of a World Cup style tournament with 3 games in the group and a knockout round single-elimination playoff with the 16 teams out of 26 advancing (details following).
The Western Conference Group will consist of 3 groups of 4 teams, while the Eastern Conference will have 2 groups of 4 clubs and one group of 6. Nashville SC will switch to the East to “even out” the number of teams. The top two teams from each group, plus 4 more based on points will advance.
The Final will be held on August 11, with a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League on the line.
More information will be announced and updated here. Right now, the respective releases.
NEWS: Earthquakes to Compete in MLS is Back Tournament in Orlando (sjearthquakes.com)
MLS is Back Tournament Competition Guidelines (mlssoccer.com)
MLS is Back Tournament (mlssoccer.com)