MLS outlines plans for 26-team Orlando event: reports

Major League Soccer has outlined plans for a 26-team tournament in Orlando to resume matches after the coronavoirus pandemic halted its season in March, according to multiple reports. MLS would put its clubs into three groups of six teams and another of eight for the event at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex at Florida's Disney World, according to ESPN and The Athletic website. MLS sent teams a plan including safety protocols, delegation limits of 45-47 people per club and a format that would send the two top squads from each group into an eight-team tournament knockout round.