Leagues Cup will expand to 16 teams in 2020

Leagues Cup, the competition between MLS and Liga MX teams that begins next week with eight teams, will expand to 16 teams in 2020.
 
Qualifying. The eight MLS clubs will be the top four teams each in the 2019 MLS Eastern Conference and Western Conference regular-season standings will not be participating in the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League.
 
The eight Liga MX teams will include the 2019 Apertura champion, 2020 Clausura champion, 2019-20 Copa MX champion, and the next five best teams in the combined Apertura 2019-Clausura 2020 regular season standings that have not already qualified for Leagues Cup.

(The four Mexican teams in the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League are the 2018 Apertura champion and runner-up and 2019 Clausura champion and runner-up.)

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