Report: 5 Nashville SC players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of MLS tournament

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — It continues to be a rough inaugural season for Nashville SC. After finally landing in Orlando on Friday, The Athletic’s Sam Stejskal reported on Sunday that five players have tested positive for COVID-19.

Sources say that one player tested positive upon arrival, and four more subsequently.

Nashville SC two attempts to leave for Florida this past week failed after a report surfaced that a member of the team tested positive for coronavirus, and then there was an issue with getting back test results.

The team is slated to kick things off at the MLS is Back Tournament, against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night. ESPN reporter Stefano Fusaro said the game will likely be postponed.

WKRN reached out to Nashville SC and who told them, ‘no comment.’

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