07 Jul Nashville-Chicago Hearth second MLS is Again Event sport to be postponed
Nashville SC’s sport in opposition to the Chicago Hearth within the MLS is Again Event has been postponed till a later, undisclosed date.
The fixture was initially set for July eight at 10:30 p.m. ET.
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The league additionally introduced on Tuesday that the match between FC Toronto and D.C. United, which was initially scheduled for July 10, will now happen on July 12 on account of Toronto’s delayed arrival in Orlando.
“Since arriving in Orlando on July 3, 5 Nashville gamers have had confirmed optimistic checks for COVID-19. Two of the gamers obtained the confirmed optimistic outcomes through the weekend and three gamers obtained confirmed optimistic outcomes final evening. As well as, 4 different gamers have obtained inconclusive check outcomes, and require additional testing,” MLS stated in a press release on Tuesday.
“Along side the membership, MLS will proceed to guage Nashville SC’s participation within the MLS is Again Event following the outcomes of further testing.”
The postponement of Nashville and Chicago follows the withdrawal of FC Dallas from the match on Monday, together with information that MLS MVP Carlos Vela opted in opposition to touring to the match with LAFC.
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Vancouver Whitecaps ahead Fredy Montero made the identical resolution later on Monday.
MLS commissioner Don Garber stated: “We’re very, very centered on making certain that no person is enjoying on this match that should not be there.
“Anyone who had a particular scenario that required consideration is one thing we had been working along with our golf equipment to make sure we may handle the problems. Within the case of Carlos [Vela], we’re disillusioned he cannot be there — he is our reigning MVP — however he has a spouse that has an at-risk being pregnant, and he wished to be there in assist of her and we respect that and need he and his spouse nice well being with the delivery of their youngster.”
The MLS is Again Event is scheduled to start at eight p.m. ET on July eight when Orlando Metropolis SC face Inter Miami CF.