Robbie Robinson was Inter Miami’s top overall SuperDraft pick, and in his two regular-season games, he has shown plenty of potential. With Inter Miami being an unknown quantity in the MLS is Back Tournament, Robbie Robinson’s positive MLS beginning could point to a spectacular cup performance from the forward.
Philadelphia Union midfielder Brendan Aaronson had a pretty decent rookie season in 2019, and in his two games before the MLS ceased, he was impressive. The midfielder has shown that he’s capable of winning the ball in midfield, and he now seems eager to also add goals to his game.
The biggest problem for the Chicago Fire is losing big names like Bastian Schweinsteiger and Nico Gaitan in the offseason. With few star players in the roster, it seems it might be up to Alvaro Medran to single-handedly get results for the Fire. With La Liga experience under his belt, Medran could be one to watch.
During his first two seasons with Atlanta United, Ezequiel Barco has shown plenty of promise. It all seemed to come together for him in March when he set the MLS on fire. If Barco plays in the MLS is Back Tournament like he did in his first two games, he’s going to have a big impact.
Soccer is back on the menu, and the MLS is Back Tournament will prove to be an exciting spectacle. The regular season is due to resume once the tournament is over, with group stage games counting toward teams’ regular-season records.