Major League Soccer

Toronto-DC postponed after positive test

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Major League Soccer postponed a match between Toronto FC and D.C. United shortly before it was scheduled to begin Sunday morning because of one unconfirmed positive test and one inconclusive test for the coronavirus.

The unconfirmed positive test was for a D.C. United player, while a Toronto player returned the inconclusive test. Players and staff are tested the day before each game during the MLS is Back tournament. Because of the positive and inconclusive tests, the league's protocol for the tournament called for both teams to undergo another set of testing on Sunday.

Both teams had already announced their starting lineups for the match when it was called off shortly before its scheduled 9 a.m. EDT kickoff.

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