MLS and Jesse Gonzalez have mutually terminated his contract with FC Dallas two months after he was accused in a domestic case in suburban Dallas.
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Tensions ran high ahead of MLS is Back, given Dallas' withdrawal and some stars staying home. But attention is turning to the start of competition.
FC Dallas head coach Luchi Gonzalez is sure that the decision to pull out of the MLS is Back tournament was the right one.
FC Dallas has pulled out of the MLS is Back Tournament following the high number of positive tests for the coronavirus within the club.
FC Dallas coach Luchi said Gonzalez said: "The priority is getting guys healthy, feeling safe, so that we can be strong in the long term."
MLS is confident in its protocols and team safety in Florida, but it's a constant stress for those in the bubble as cases rise across the state.
MLS announced it has postponed the match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps at the MLS is Back Tournament until a later date.
Three more players and one coach from FC Dallas have tested positive for the coronavirus, sources told ESPN.
MLS suspended FC Dallas goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez on Friday amid allegations of domestic abuse.
An unidentified FC Dallas player has tested positive for the coronavirus, a team spokesperson announced on Wednesday.
Ricardo Pepi booted home a rebound in second-half stoppage time to lift FC Dallas to a stunning 2-2 draw with the visiting Montreal Impact.
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