Real Madrid will lapse to a Washington area this summer to play Arsenal in a heavyweight preseason strife during FedEx Field, people informed with a formulation said.
The Jul 23 compare is partial of a International Champions Cup, an annual debate by many of soccer’s many famous clubs.
Last summer, Real Madrid degraded Juventus, 3-1, before 71,597 during a NFL track in Landover, Md. The prior dual ICC visits featured Spain’s other superpower, Barcelona, for matches opposite Manchester United (2017) and Chelsea (2015).
Since rising in 2013, ICC organizers have hold 4 matches averaging roughly 73,000 during FedEx Field.
The ICC on Wednesday will announce a full schedule, that will embody 12 teams and 18 matches in North America, Asia and Europe and run from mid-July to early August. ESPN owns a English and Spanish U.S. rights.
An ICC orator pronounced he could not criticism on specific matches until a grave proclamation in New York.
Organizers did, however, betray a teams final week: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Roma, Benfica and Chivas (Mexico).
The Los Angeles Times reported Arsenal will face Bayern Munich on Jul 17 in Carson, Calif.
Details about a four-team women’s tournament, approaching to embody one group from a U.S.-based National Women’s Soccer League and 3 from Europe, will be announced Friday.
Real Madrid is expected to make several changes this summer after crashing out of a UEFA Champions League in a turn of 16, finale a fibre of 3 uninterrupted titles and 8 true semifinal appearances.
The Spanish side has also struggled to keep gait with Barcelona in La Liga, sitting in third place, 12 points behind. Zinedine Zidane returned as conduct manager this month, reduction than a year after stepping down.
Arsenal, from north London, is fourth in a Premier League, sticking to an involuntary berth in subsequent season’s Champions League. This spring, a Gunners have modernized to a quarterfinals of a second-tier Europa League.
Real Madrid will not be a usually Spanish group to revisit Washington: Real Betis will play D.C. United in a May 22 accessible during Audi Field.