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Sport MLS Dallas-Vancouver match delayed because of positive tests

06:05  05 july  2020
06:05  05 july  2020 Source:   ap.org

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(Reuters) - The Vancouver Whitecaps' opening match against FC Dallas at the MLS Is Back Tournament has been postponed as the Canadian Earlier this week Dallas said six of their players due to compete in the spectator-free tournament at the Walt Disney World Resort tested positive for

The Vancouver Whitecaps' opening match against FC Dallas at the MLS Is Back Tournament has been postponed as the Canadian side's departure for Vancouver were originally scheduled to arrive in Orlando on July 1 ahead of their July 9 group stage match against Dallas , but the game will be

a man holding a laptop: FC Dallas head coach Luchi Gonzalez answers questions during a press conference after an MLS soccer match against Minnesota United in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. FC Dallas beat Minnesota United 5-3. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman) © APARC FC Dallas head coach Luchi Gonzalez answers questions during a press conference after an MLS soccer match against Minnesota United in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. FC Dallas beat Minnesota United 5-3. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

The MLS is Back Tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps set for Thursday has been postponed because of positive tests for the coronavirus.

The group-stage game will be rescheduled, the league said Saturday.

FC Dallas announced earlier this week that six players had tested positive for the virus upon arrival in Florida for the tournament. The entire team was quarantined.

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July 4 (Reuters) - The Vancouver Whitecaps' opening match against FC Dallas at the MLS Is Back Tournament has been postponed as the Canadian Earlier this week Dallas said six of their players due to compete in the spectator-free tournament at the Walt Disney World Resort tested positive for

Nine FC Dallas players and one coach tested positive for COVID-19, postponing its opening game of the " MLS is Back" tournament against Vancouver . The English Premier League resumed June 17 after its three-month suspension because of the coronavirus outbreak. Laurence Griffiths, AP.

Two Whitecaps players tested positive, forcing the team to remain in Canada, the league said. Additional tests on the players were negative, but the team had to push back travel until Monday.

The MLS is Back Tournament is set to open on Wednesday with a match between Orlando City and expansion Inter Miami.

The league's 26 teams will be sequestered in hotels for the duration of the monthlong tournament played without fans at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World.

MLS shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic on March 12 after teams had each played two games.

The league said Saturday that 1,191 players, coaches, referees, team staff members and other connected to the tournament were tested Friday and Saturday in Florida. Two players were positive, but further details about the positive tests, including the teams impacted, were not disclosed.

MLS postpones Vancouver-Dallas game due to COVID-19 tests

  MLS postpones Vancouver-Dallas game due to COVID-19 tests MLS postpones Vancouver-Dallas game due to COVID-19 testsVancouver were originally scheduled to arrive in Orlando on July 1 ahead of their July 9 group stage match against Dallas, but the game will be played on a date still to be determined, MLS said in a statement.

MLS Dallas - Vancouver match delayed ; 8 players test positive . The MLS is Back Tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps set for Thursday has been postponed after eight players tested positive for the coronavirus.

MLS announced it has postponed the match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps at the MLS is Back Dallas has been hit hard by a series of positive tests for COVID-19. Vancouver was originally scheduled to arrive Wednesday, but the team's departure was delayed because of two

FC Dallas previously announced that all players and staff tested negative for the coronavirus before leaving for the tournament on last Saturday. Upon arrival, two players tested positive. Subsequent tests found four more players infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.

“In consultation with MLS medical officials, FC Dallas took proactive steps to isolate the newly affected players as well as all FC Dallas players and staff in Orlando out of an abundance of caution. All members of the club delegation are following MLS health and safety protocols and will remain quarantined in their hotel rooms pending the results of further COVID-19 testing,” the team said in a statement.

The names of the players were not released.

The league said no other team was in contact with the FC Dallas delegation. League protocol requires players and staff to be tested every two days upon arrival in Florida.

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Upon arrival, two players tested positive . Four more positive tests were uncovered in subsequent testing . MLS shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic on March 12, after the FC Dallas is scheduled to open the tournament with a group stage match against the Vancouver Whitecaps on

FC Dallas will now open the tournament on July 15 against the Seattle Sounders, while the Whitecaps will play the San Jose Earthquakes later that day.

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Video: MLS confirm that six FC Dallas players test positive for COVID-19 (Reuters)

MLS professionals need flexibility: Further changes to the game plan .
The soccer professionals and teams of the MLS need great flexibility in the corona comeback in Florida. © Getty Images Sun and Clouds: The MLS tournament in Florida. The postponed game between Toronto FC and DC United on Sunday (local time) due to possibly positive Corona tests has resulted in several changes to the tournament schedule under the title "MLS is Back". Toronto is now playing against the Washington team on Monday (5:00 p.m. CEST).

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