Welcome Back, Alan Avila

FC Dallas eMLS player Alan (AlanAvi) Avila kicks off his 2021 eMLS season tonight, January 5 at 7:30 PM CT as the four-night qualifying stage begins for the league’s Series One presented by Coca-Cola and PlayStation.

Alan Avila Returns to FC Dallas 

All matches will be available to stream online on the official MLS Twitch and Twitter pages, MLSsoccer.com and the free MLS app. Fans can also find results and standings on MLSsoccer.com.

Each player will compete in a slate of 14 single-leg qualifying matches, which are set for January 5-6 and 12-13. Competitors will earn three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss, with the top eight players advancing to the two-leg League Series One Tournament on January 16-17. The prize pool for League Series One is $15,000.

Avila will face the following eMLS players on Jan. 5:  
Orlando City’s Douglas Bendeck (Maloney) at 7:30 PM CT 
Montreal Impact’s Mehdi (mehdibob3) Benghalem at 8 PM CT 
St. Louis SC’s Hasib (STL CITY SC HASIB) Zulfic at 8:30 PM CT 
Philadelphia Union’s Macisse (cisseSZN) Diop at 9 PM CT 

Avila’s opponents on Jan. 6: 
Chicago Fire FC’s Guillermo (Kid M3mito) Trevino at 7:30 PM CT 
Nashville SC’s Cormac (DOOLSTA) Dooley at 8 PM CT 
Colorado Rapids’ Brandan (Gonzo) Gonzalez at 8:30 PM CT  
Inter Miami CF’s Pablo (IMCF_Pabs) Georgakopoulos at 9 PM CT 

Avila’s opponents on Jan. 12: 
D.C. United’s Mohamed (KingCJ0) Diop at 7:30 PM CT 
LAFC’s Martin (RemiMartinn) Oregel at 8 PM CT 
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Erfan (Skill Shack) Hosseini at 8:30 PM CT
Toronto FC’s Phil (PhilB94) Balke at 9 PM CT 

Avila’s opponents on Jan. 13: 
Minnesota United FC’s Brandon (tokyorift) Yamane at 7:30 PM CT 
New York Red Bulls’ George (Adamou) Adamou at 8 PM CT

League Series One is the first of three eMLS tournaments taking place in 2021. The season will continue in February with eMLS League Two presented by Coca-Cola and conclude in March with eMLS Cup presented by Coca-Cola.

The season will feature a $70,000 prize pool and will be headlined by eMLS Cup presented by Coca-Cola on March 20-21. Matches will be played on EA SPORTS FIFA 21, exclusively on PlayStation 4.

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