The 25th edition of the MLS All-Star Game is set to kick-off in August after being rescheduled from July 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and this time, the MLS All-Stars will face off against rival league Liga MX for the first time in history.
The MLS vs Liga MX All-Star final is set to be a mouthwatering encounter, with the star players from each league drafted in to make for a scintillating battle.
Goal brings you all the details about the final, including how to watch on TV.
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- When is the MLS vs Liga MX final?
- How to watch MLS vs Liga MX live on TV & stream online
- MLS All-Star 2021 roster
- Liga MX All-Star 2021 roster
- Where is the MLS vs Liga MX final being played?
- How many fans can attend the MLS vs Liga MX?
The MLS vs Liga MX 2021 All-Star game will be played on Wednesday , August 25 . Kick-off time has been set at 9:30pm ET / 6:30pm PT .
|U.S. TV channel||U.S. streaming|
|Fox Sports 1||Foxsports.com / FOX Sports App|
The game will be broadcast live in the United States (U.S.) on Fox Sports 1 with Foxsports.com and FOX Sports App streaming.
|Pedro Gallese||Orlando City||GK|
|Matt Turner||New England Revolution||GK|
|Julian Araujo||LA Galaxy||DF|
|Yeimar Gomez Andrade||Seattle Sounders||DF|
|Nouhou Tolo||Seattle Sounders||DF|
|Miles Robinson||Atlanta United||DF|
|Alex Roldan||Seattle Sounders||DF|
|Kai Wagner||Philadelphia Union||DF|
|Walker Zimmerman||Nashville SC||DF|
|George Bello||Atlanta United||DF|
|Damir Kreilach||Real Salt Lake||MF|
|Joao Paulo||Seattle Sounders||MF|
|Sebastian Lletget||LA Galaxy||MF|
|Cristian Roldan||Seattle Sounders||MF|
|Lucas Zelarayan||Columbus Crew||MF|
|Rodolfo Pizarro||Inter Miami||MF|
|Gustavo Bou||New England Revolution||FW|
|Cade Cowell||San Jose Earthquakes||FW|
|Ricardo Pepi||FC Dallas||FW|
|Raul Ruidiaz||Seattle Sounders||FW|
|Daniel Salloi||Sporting KC||FW|
The MLS All-Star team was assembled using a combination of fan, media and player voting, coach selections and commissioner picks.
A total of 13 players were named to the squad via the voting system while 13 more were chosen by LAFC boss Bob Bradley, who will coach the team.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber, meanwhile, selected Tajon Buchanan and Cade Cowell as his two picks for the squad, but Buchanan missed out due to injury.
Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez were included in the initial selection but had to withdraw due to injuries.
|Nahuel Guzman||Tigres UANL||GK|
|Pablo Aguilar||Cruz Azul||DF|
|Juan Escobar||Cruz Azul||DF|
|Diego Valdes||Santos Laguna||MF|
|Luis Romo||Cruz Azul||MF|
|Guido Pizarro||Tigres UANL||MF|
|Fernando Gorriaran||Santos Laguna||MF|
|Jonathan Rodriguez||Cruz Azul||FW|
|Santiago Munoz||Santos Laguna||FW|
|Rogelio Funes Mori||Monterrey||FW|
|Andre-Pierre Gignac||Tigres UANL||FW|
|Santiago Gimenez||Cruz Azul||FW|
The Liga MX All-Star team roster can be seen in the table above.
The first 14 players were the nominees and winners of the Balon de Oro awards, chosen from the following categories: best goalkeeper, full back, defender, defensive midfielder, attacking midfielder, rookie and forward.
Juan Reynoso, head coach of Cruz Azul, who was chosen as Liga MX head coach of the season, selected 11 players for the squad.
The MLS vs Liga MX final will be played at at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California .
The ground is home to MLS side LAFC, and will soon also be the home of future NSWL side Angel City FC. It holds a capacity of 22,000.
Stadiums in California can house full capacity and tickets are available to buy through Ticketmaster.