NEW YORK (July 12, 2020) – Major League Soccer announced that the D.C. United vs. Toronto FC Group C match, originally scheduled to be played today, has been rescheduled to tomorrow, July 13 at 9 a.m. ET (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes/TSN).
Under the league’s health and safety protocols, clubs are tested the day before each match. The results of yesterday’s tests for D.C. United and Toronto FC produced an initial unconfirmed positive COVID-19 case for one player and an inconclusive test for another player. Both teams participated in another round of testing today, and all players from the two clubs tested negative. Based on those results, the game will be played tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. ET. The player who received an initial positive test and the player whose test was inconclusive will undergo additional testing and will not play in tomorrow’s match.
In light of the rescheduled match, MLS also announced the following MLS is Back Tournament schedule updates:
- Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact will now be played on Thursday, July 16 at 8 p.m. ET (FS1/TUDN/TSN/TVA Sports)
- D.C United vs. New England Revolution will now be played on Friday, July 17 at 8 p.m. ET (ESPN/ESPN3 (Spanish)/TSN)
**Note: The Colorado Rapids vs. Sporting Kansas City game on Friday, July 17 at 8 p.m. ET will air on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and TSN
Additionally, due to the date change for the Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact match, the time of the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC game has been moved from 10:30 p.m. ET to 9 p.m. ET (TUDN/Twitter/TSN)
Major League Soccer will continue to prioritize the health and safety of all participants of the MLS is Back Tournament in making these decisions. For more information about the MLS is Back Tournament, please CLICK HERE.