It's almost time for the 2020 MLS Expansion Draft, as 2021 entrant Austin FC gets set to make its picks ahead of its debut league campaign. Here's everything you need to know about how to tune in and what to expect when the proceedings begin on Tuesday at 6 pm ET.
How to watch
Be sure to catch the live stream above or on the free MLS app, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Hosts Andrew Wiebe, Calen Carr and Matt Doyle will be on hand to take you through the action and give you all their thoughts and analysis on Austin's selections and how they impact the expansion team as well as the rest of MLS.
What you need to know
- Austin FC may select up to five players from the eligible pool of players, claiming only a single player from any one club, with three minutes permitted for each selection.
- New York City FC, FC Cincinnati, LAFC, Columbus Crew SC, Seattle Sounders FC, Minnesota United FC, Portland Timbers, New England Revolution, Atlanta United, and Sporting Kansas City are all exempt from having players selected for the 2020 draft after having players selected by either Inter Miami CF or Nashville SC last season.
- Check out the full list of eligible players here and info about the current state of Austin FC's roster here.