MLS, Liga MX Reveal Groups for Revamped 2023 Leagues Cup

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Sports Illustrated

By Brian Straus Fifteen three-team groups were arranged based on geography and domestic performance. MLS and Liga MX unveiled Friday the groups for the upcoming Leagues Cup tournament, which will significantly alter the calendar and, perhaps, the competitive landscape in Concacaf’s two biggest countries. Following a couple limited dry runs in 2019 and ’21, the Leagues Cup now is an all-inclusive, regionally sanctioned competition featuring all 47 MLS and Liga MX clubs. The 77 games will require both the U.S./Canadian and Mexican circuits to pause domestic play from July 21 through the Aug. 19 …

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