The format will include the division of the teams into three groups of 6 teams and one group with 8 teams, and then there will be a final phase. Details are still being discussed, and the League and the Players’ Union are currently in talks to host the tournament, which will be televised.
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According to ESPN, there is a lot of resistance at the moment from the players who are worried about the conditions during the matches and the prospect of being away from their families for 10 weeks. MLS wants the teams to go to the Disney World Wide World of Sports complex in June to resume team training, and the tournament to start in July.
The MLS has already sent a plan that includes a security protocol, limiting each delegation to 47 people. Players and staff will be tested for covid-19 before leaving for the long camp.
The teams will then be quarantined at a hotel in this Orlando resort. For a week, everyone will undergo medical examinations, temperature control and other tests before the matches.
Each team will play at least five games, the results of which will be reported in the MLS season standings.
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