Premier League champions Manchester City travel to the United States for two friendly matches in preparation for the 2022/23 season. This will be our first international friendly flight in two calendar years due to Govt restrictions.
City will face Club USA from the Mexican League in the first season match on Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 pm (CT) at NRG Stadium.
The second game of the pre-season tour in the United States will be announced next week.
Tickets for the Club America game will be available to the public from April 28. Fans can find information about tickets and the competition at www.lsse.net/copadelonestar.
TV broadcast information will be announced later.
This marks Manchester City’s return to the NRG Stadium on July 20, 2017 against Manchester United in their first overseas derby.
Omar Ferrada, the Football Operations President of the City Football Association, said: “We are delighted to be back in the United States for the pre-Kovit summer tour. In front of our American fans who showed us so much support and interest. “
He added, “Our first stop will be in Houston, where we will face Club America in our first pre-season game. Houston is a familiar city and we have had the privilege of playing at NRG Stadium before. We look forward to seeing our Texas fans again. “
David Fletcher, general manager of Lone Star Sports & Entertainment, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to welcome these iconic teams and their enthusiastic fans back to Houston as one of the most exciting events of the summer.
“Manchester City and Club America are truly global brands. On July 20, the competition for another exciting episode in the tradition of each club will take place at NRG Stadium.”
Mayor Sylvester Turner said: “Houston is the most diverse and inclusive city in the country. Success. “
Club America President Santiago Banos said: “Facing an opponent like Manchester City is always an exciting opportunity and we are very grateful for this invitation. Of course, it’s a great opportunity to see the Americans play their favorite team against a great international rival.”
Founded in 1916, Club USA has won 13 league titles, playing its own tournaments at the famous Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. He has won seven CONCACAF Cup titles and two South American trophies equivalent to the Champions League.
The Houston Texans Stadium hosted several major sporting events, including the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the NRG Stadium, two Super Bowls, two NFL Finals, the United States Cup, the Gold Cup and the United States National Football Championship for Women and Men. Teams, Mexico’s national team and the most important football clubs around the world.
For more information on this summer US tour.
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