English powerhouse Manchester United and CONCACAF Champions League finalist Club America will face off at CenturyLink Field on July 17 as part of the 2015 International Champions Cup.
English powerhouse Manchester United and CONCACAF Champions League finalist Club America will face off at CenturyLink Field on July 17 as part of the 2015 International Champions Cup, the event announced Tuesday in a release.
The ICC brings together 10 teams from around the world, including three from MLS — San Jose, Los Angeles and the New York Red Bulls — and will run from July 11 through August 5.
“We are excited to welcome Manchester United and Club América to Seattle this summer,” Sounders owner Adrian Hanauer said in the release. “Seattle is home to the top domestic soccer in North America, and CenturyLink Field has a rich history of hosting high-profile international soccer events. We’re excited to continue that tradition this summer, and to offer our fans the ability to watch two of the most storied clubs in international football right here in our community.”
United is currently in fourth place in the English Premier League under first-year coach Louis van Gaal, while Club America travels to Montreal Wednesday night for the second and decisive leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final.
Below is the ICC schedule in full:
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