D.C. United match against Toronto FC postponed due to COVID-19 test results

By | July 12, 2020

D.C. United’s first game of the MLS is Back Championship against Toronto FC Sunday Day has been postponed as a player from each side may have the coronavirus.

Major League Soccer explained a D.C. United participant tested positive for COVID-19 and also a Toronto participant’s evaluation came back”inconclusive.”

The players in question are taken out of the remainder of their teams and put in isolation, based on ESPN’s telecast.

The team said that the game will be rescheduled, which marks the next time that the United-Toronto game is being pushed. It was initially scheduled for Friday, but Toronto came late on the league’s”bubble” at Orlando, Florida, due to analyzing flaws.

“Due to the coming time of these clubs in Orlando, the league’s routine known as for retesting both teams this morning and also to await the outcomes of these tests before playing the game,” MLS mentioned in an announcement. “Major League Soccer will continue to enhance the health and security of all participants of the MLS is Back Tournament in making such decisions.”

The statement came less than a half dozen before the game was designed to kick. Reporters from the bubble stated that D.C. United had arrived in the scene, while Toronto wasn’t there yet.

It is the most recent setback from the football league’s effort to come back from a four-month dip in an action caused by the pandemic. FC Dallas and Nashville SC have been forced to withdraw in the event after every experienced a rash of positive instances one of their players.

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