Atlanta United draws FC Cincinnati, New York Red Bulls and Columbus Crew SC for MLS is Back Tournament

For the first time since play was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 12, MLS teams will take to the field in official competition beginning on July 8 for a unique tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney World Resort in Florida

Tournament Structure

All 26 MLS clubs participating; all matches in Orlando

Pre-tournament draw to assign groups

Group stage followed by knockout rounds

Group stage counts toward regular season

Regular season continues after tournament


What's at Stake

Winner earns 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League spot

$1.1 million prize money

Each of the 39 group-stage games will count for points toward the 2020 regular-season standings


Key Dates

June 24 | Teams begin arriving in Florida

July 8 | MLS is Back Tournament group stage begins

July 25-28: | Round-of-16

July 30- Aug. 1 | Quarterfinals

August 5-6 | Semifinals

August 11 | MLS is Back Tournament Final


Group E

Atlanta United FC

FC Cincinnati

New York Red Bulls

Columbus Crew SC