Inter Miami CF are tired of waiting. They're finally here and poised to prove that they'll become a marquee franchise in the future. Needless to say, there won't be a better stage to start their journey than the MLS is Back Tournament.
Diego Alonso's team will face a tough path early on, but they've put together quite a competitive squad led by Mexican star Rodolfo Pizarro, so hopes are high for 'La Familia', their already loyal and supportive fanbase.
The first-year franchise will be one of four teams in Group A of the Eastern Conference. They'll face Orlando City SC, New York City FC and Philadelphia Union.
Group A (Eastern Conference)
1. Orlando City SC
2. Inter Miami CF
3. New York City FC
4. Philadelphia Union
According to their schedule, The Herrons will kick off the season on the opening match of the tournament vs. Orlando City SC on July 8 at 8:00 PM ET. That game will be televised by ESPN, ESPN Deportes, and TSN. Also, it will be streaming on the ESPN app.
Alonso's team will get plenty of rest before their second group stage match on July 14, when they'll face Philadelphia Union at 10:30 PM ET. This time, their fans can watch the game on TUDN. Last, but not least, the debutants will take on New York City FC on July 20 at 9:00 AM ET. This time, the game will be televised by ESPN, ESPN Deportes.
Inter Miami CF will hope to be one of the 16 teams that make it to the knockout stage and pursue their first-ever CONCACAF Champions League berth, as well as the highly-coveted $1,100,000 prize on their very first season in America's top-flight soccer league.
How to watch or stream Inter Miami CF games
Inter Miami CF vs. Orlando City SC, Jul 8 at 8 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN Deportes, ESPN App
Inter Miami CF vs. Philadelphia Union, July 14 at 10.30 p.m. ET, TUDN, TUDN app, Twitter (English commentary)
Inter Miami CF vs. New York City FC, July 20 at 9:00 a.m. ET, ESPN, ESPN App, ESPN Deportes