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  • MLS is Back Tournament is a one-off tournament
  • 24 of the 26 Major League Soccer teams are participating
  • Tournament is being held from July 8 to August 11, 2020 in Florida
  • Watch the MLS is Back Tournament with bet365 Live Streaming
MLS is Back Tournament
The MLS is Back Tournament is being held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida (Getty Images)

MLS is Back Tournament Live Streaming Online


The MLS is Back Tournament is a one-off tournament to mark Major League Soccer's return to action following a break because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are 24 of the 26 Major League Soccer teams participating, with FC Dallas and Nashville SC withdrawing after players tested positive for COVID-19.

The tournament is being held behind closed doors from July 8 to August 11, 2020, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.

Watch the MLS is Back Tournament with bet365 live streaming.

MLS is Back Tournament Live Streaming


The MLS is Back Tournament is available to be live streamed online with the bet365 live streaming service. The bet365 live streaming service feaures a huge range of sport and horse racing around the world. 

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  • When the live streaming window opens, select the MLS is Back Tournament game you want to watch.
  • Registered depositing users can watch & bet on MLS is Back Tournament.

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MLS is Back Tournament Format


The 24 teams in the tournament are split into six groups of four. Following the group stage 16 teams advance to the knockout stage. The 16 teams compromise the top two teams from each group and the four best third-placed teams.

The knockout stage starts with the Round of 16 followed by Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Final.

Teams are allowed twelve substitutes, an increase from seven in MLS. Teams are allowed to make up to five substitutions each match, with three opportunities to make substitutions excluding those made at half-time.

The MLS is Back Tournament champions will qualify for the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League. 

MLS is Back Tournament Prize Money


The MLS is Back Tournament features a $1.1 million prize pool.

MLS is Back Tournament Schedule


The tournament begins on July 8 with the MLS is Back Tournament Final scheduled to be played on August 11, 2020.

PhaseRoundMatch dates
Group stage Matchday 1 July 8–13, 2020
Group stage Matchday 2 July 14–18, 2020
Group stage Matchday 3 July 19–23, 2020
Knockout stage Round of 16 July 25–28, 2020
Knockout stage Quarter-finals July 30 – August 1, 2020
Knockout stage Semi-finals August 5–6, 2020
Knockout stage Final August 11, 2020

MLS is Back Tournament Draw


Orlando City SC are considered the tournament hosts, were seeded and automatically assigned to Group A. The remaining five seeds were determined based on results from the 2019 season.

PotEastern ConferenceWestern Conference
Seeded Orlando City SC Los Angeles FC
Seeded Atlanta United FC Seattle Sounders FC
Seeded Toronto FC Real Salt Lake
Unseeded Chicago Fire FC Colorado Rapids
Unseeded FC Cincinnati FC Dallas
Unseeded Columbus Crew SC Houston Dynamo
Unseeded D.C. United LA Galaxy
Unseeded Inter Miami CF Minnesota United FC
Unseeded Montreal Impact Portland Timbers
Unseeded Nashville SC San Jose Earthquakes
Unseeded New England Revolution Sporting Kansas City
Unseeded New York City FC Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Unseeded New York Red Bulls n/a
Unseeded Philadelphia Union n/a

MLS is Back Tournament Draw


The seeded teams were drawn first and allocated to position 1 of the first available group. 

Group A (East)Group B (West)Group C (East)Group D (West)Group E (East)Group F (West)
Orlando City SC Seattle Sounders FC Toronto FC Real Salt Lake Atlanta United FC Los Angeles FC
Inter Miami CF Chicago Fire FC New England Revolution Sporting Kansas City FC Cincinnati LA Galaxy
New York City FC Vancouver Whitecaps FC Montreal Impact Colorado Rapids New York Red Bulls Houston Dynamo
Philadelphia Union San Jose Earthquakes D.C. United Minnesota United FC Columbus Crew SC Portland Timbers

MLS is Back Tournament Draw Awards


There are a number of awards for the MLS is Back Tournament Draw including Golden Boot, Player of the Tournament, Golden Glove, Young Player of the Tournament, MLS is Back Tournament Best XI, Man of the Match, Team of the Week, Goal of the Week, Goal of the Tournament and Save of the Tournament.

MLS is Back Tournament Live Streaming FAQ

Where can I watch MLS is Back Tournament Live Streaming online?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch MLS is Back Tournament live streaming online.

When is the MLS is Back Tournament being played?

The MLS is Back Tournament is being played from July 8 to August 11, 2020.

Where is the MLS is Back Tournament being played?

The MLS is Back Tournament is being played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando.

How many teams are in the MLS is Back Tournament?

There are 24 teams in the MLS is Back Tournament.

What teams are playing in the MLS is Back Tournament?

The 24 teams in the MLS is Back Tournament are Atlanta United FC, Chicago Fire FC, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew SC, D.C. United, FC Cincinnati, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Inter Miami CF, LA Galaxy, Los Angeles FC, Minnesota United FC, Montreal Impact, Nashville SC, New England Revolution, New York City FC, New York Red Bulls, Orlando City SC, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

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