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eMLS Tournament Special Week Three to Air on FS1, FOX Deportes and TSN2 Tonight

May 3, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) News Release

NEW YORK - Week Three of eMLS Tournament Special presented by Coca-Cola(R) and PlayStation(R) will air tonight on Sunday, May 3 on FS1 and FOX Deportes at 7 p.m. ET. The Tournament will also air on TSN2 in Canada.

The five-episode series pits 16 MLS clubs against each other in EA SPORTS™ FIFA 20 competition. Four clubs compete each episode with the winning club from each of the first four weeks advancing to a Champions Bracket set to take place on Sunday, May 17. Clubs are represented by both an MLS player and eMLS professional FIFA player. After each episode, MLS WORKS, the league's social responsibility platform, and FOX Sports will make a donation on behalf of the winning club to Feeding America(R), with MLS also supporting Food Banks Canada. eMLS Tournament Special will be hosted by FOX Sports Stu Holden, Rachel Bonnetta and Rodolfo Landeros, with color commentary from Mike LaBelle.

Week Three will feature two great MLS rivalries, with the New York Derby, NYCFC versus the New York Red Bulls and the Texas Derby with FC Dallas competing against the Houston Dynamo. Week One was won by LAFC's Adama Diomande and Martin 'RemiMartinn' Oregel and Week Two saw Sporting Kansas City's Wan Kuzain and Alexander 'ALEKZANDUR' Betancourt come out on top. With the victories, LAFC and Sporting KC have secured their spots in Championship Sunday on May 17.

WHAT

eMLS Tournament Special Week Three presented by Coca-Cola(R) and PlayStation(R)

WHEN

Sunday, May 3

7:00 p.m. ET WHERE

FS1, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports App.

TSN2

WHO

Team

MLS Player

eMLS Player

New York City FC

Sean Johnson

Chirs 'Didychrislito' Holly

New York Red Bulls

Aaron Long

George Adamou

FC Dallas

Fafa Picault

Ihab 'i9ibbs' Abualneel

Houston Dynamo

Memo Rodriguez

Guillermo 'KidM3mito' Trevino

Week Three pits New York City FC against the New York Red Bulls before FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo take the stage.

The first leg of the opening match will feature U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper Sean Johnson representing NYCFC against his USMNT teammate and central defender Aaron Long from the New York Red Bulls.

The second leg of the opening match sees NYCFC eMLS competitor Chris 'Didychrislito' Holly, the 2019 eChampions League winner, matchup against the eMLS professional from the New York Red Bulls, George Adamou.

Meanwhile, the second matchup features the Texas Derby with FC Dallas midfielder Fafa Picault against Houston Dynamo midfielder Memo Rodriguez.

Leg two highlights FC Dallas eMLS competitor Ihab 'i9ibbs' Abualneel against Houston Dynamo's 2018 eMLS Cup Champion Guillermo 'KidM3mito' Trevino.


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