Game between Nashville SC and Chicago Fire FC postponed, two more MLS games are postponed


Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that the MLS game is back between Nashville SC and Chicago Fire FC, scheduled for July 8, has been postponed.The schedule for two more MLS games is back in the tournament were also postponed. The Toronto FC vs. DC United Group C game, originally scheduled for July 10, has been moved to July 12 at 9 a.m.ET (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes in the United States; TSN, TVAS in Canada) due to late arrival from Toronto to Orlando. As a result, the match between the San Jose earthquakes and the Seattle pollsters scheduled for July 10 will now be played at 9 p.m. ET (ESPN, ESPN Deportes in the United States; TSN, TVAS in Canada).

The league has confirmed that five Nashville players have tested positive for COVID-19 since arriving in Orlando on July 3, two over the weekend and three more on Monday evening. Four other Nashville players are currently awaiting further testing after receiving inconclusive test results.

In collaboration with the club, MLS has stated that it will continue to assess the participation of Nashville SC in the MLS is Back tournament after further test results. More information on the Nashville-Chicago game schedule will be announced at a later date.

In addition to the five Nashville players, the league confirmed on Monday that 10 players from FC Dallas and one player from a third club have also received confirmed positive tests. FC Dallas was withdrawn from the tournament on Monday. Test results for the five clubs arriving on July 6 will be available later Tuesday.


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