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MLS Postpones FC Dallas, Vancouver Whitecaps Match

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MLS has postponed the upcoming match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps at the MLS Is Back Tournament until a later date.

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The match was originally scheduled for July 9 at the league's return to play tournament at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

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FC Dallas has been in Orlando since June 27, but the team announced Wednesday that six players had tested positive for COVID-19. The entire club has been under quarantine since then. Vancouver was scheduled to arrive in Orlando on July 1, but their travel was postponed until Monday due to two inconclusive COVID tests.


The tournament, which signals MLS's return after a nearly four month break due to coronavirus, begins July 8 and will be held without fans. The opening group stage will eliminate 10 of the 26 teams, while the remaining 16 clubs will enter the knockout rounds starting July 25. The league's 26 teams will be sequestered in hotels ahead of the event.

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