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MLS is Back semi-finals to take place this week

Major League Soccer is nearing its conclusion and now the identities of the four teams who will play this week's semi-finals in Florida are known.

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MLS is Back semi-finals to take place this week

The Major League Soccer (MLS) is Back tournament is reaching its conclusion with four teams battling for the trophy in Orlando, Florida. After the direct elimination round Philadelphia will play Portland Timbers on Wednesday, 5 August and Minnesota will face Orlando City on 6 August.

Philadelphia defeated 3-1 Sporting Kansas City to advance to the next round and Orlando City defeated LAFC. The team from Orlando produced the biggest surprise defeating tournament favourites on penalties while Minnesota United beat San Jose Earthquakes to make it to the last four.

On Wednesday, we will find out who will be the first team to advance to the finals at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida and on Thursday the other finalist will be decided. The final will be played on 11 August and the season is set to resume later this month amid the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN, Univision, TUDN and UniMas hold the rights to broadcast MLS games in the United States (U.S.). In the United Kingdom (UK), MLS games can be watched live on Sky Sports and Premier Sports or FreeSports.