MLS is Back Tournament Group Stage Draw: DC United to face Montreal Impact

MLS is Back Tournament Group Stage Draw: DC United to face Montreal Impact

Major League Soccer is set to resume after group stages draw was conducted ahead of the MLS is Back Tournament. 

In a draw conducted on Thursday, it was announced that Orlando City will take on Inter Miami. A number of rivalry matches are expected with Miami, Orlando City facing their other rival New York City. Another huge clash will be between Canadian teams Toronto FC facing Montreal Impact in Group C while Columbus will take on FC Cincinnati in the Hell is Real Derby. 

All 26 teams were divided into 6 groups (A to F). Only the top two teams in each group and the top four teams in third place advance to the playoffs. The tournament winner will have a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League and receive $ 1.1 million.

GROUP A (Eastern Conference) 

  • Orlando City SC
  • Inter Miami CF
  • New York City FC
  • Philadelphia Union
  • Chicago Fire FC
  • Nashville SC.

GROUP B (Western Conference)

  • Seattle Sounders FC
  • FC Dallas
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • San Jose Earthquakes.

GROUP C (Eastern Conference)

  • Toronto FC
  • New England Revolution
  • Montreal Impact and DC United

GROUP D (Western Conference)

  • Real Salt Lake
  • Sporting Kansas City
  • Colorado Rapids
  • Minnesota United FC

GROUP E (Eastern Conference)

  • Atlanta United FC
  • FC Cincinnati
  • New York Red Bulls
  • Columbus Crew SC

GROUP F (Western Conference)

  • LAFC
  • LA Galaxy
  • Houston Dynamo
  • Portland Timbers FC

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