Sounders MLS is Back Tournament schedule released

The Sounders now know when they will play their three Western Conference foes in the Group Stage of the MLS Tournament. The MLS is Back Tournament is scheduled for July 8th – August 11 at ESPN’s Wide World Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The Sounder’s first game will be July 10th vs San Jose with a 7:30 pm PT start time. The Rave Greens second game five days late is a 6:00 AM PT start time against the FC Dallas. A Cascadia rival match against the Vancouver Whitecaps on July 20th with a manageable 7:30 pm PT start time closes out the group stage.

TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE

  • All 26 MLS clubs participating; all matches in Orlando
  • Group stage followed by knockout rounds
  • Group stage counts toward regular season
  • Winner earns 2021 Concacaf Champions League spot
  • Pre-tournament draw to assign groups
  • Regular season continues after tournament

SCHEDULE OF MATCHES

  • July 8: Group Stage begins
  • July 25-28: Round of 16
  • July 30-August 1: Quarterfinals
  • August 5-6: Semifinals
  • August 11: Final


     
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