Two of the biggest clubs in Europe have announced an exhibition game to be played in Chicago. In what is expected to be a sold out game at Soldier Field stadium, Chelsea-Dortmund tickets are on sale now for the August 2nd clash.
Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on Tuesday, May 2, but you can get your tickets now instead of waiting.
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“We are delighted to visit Chicago as part of our U.S. tour in July and play in an iconic venue at Soldier Field,” said Chelsea FC president of business Tom Glick. “We are proud of our strong fanbase in the US and we look forward to meeting our fans in Chicago this summer.”
Chelsea-Dortmund tickets available as well as other games
Chelsea’s game against Dortmund is one of five preseason matches the Blues are playing in the US this summer. Chelsea’s US tour is as follows:
Wednesday, July 19
Chelsea vs Wrexham AFC, in Chapel Hill, NC; 7PM Find Tickets
Saturday, July 22
Chelsea vs Brighton, in Philadelphia, PA; 7PM: Find Tickets
Wednesday, July 26
Chelsea vs Newcastle, in Atlanta, GA; 8:15PM: Find Tickets
Sunday, July 30
Chelsea vs Fulham, in Landover, MD; 2:45PM: Find Tickets
Wednesday, August 2
Chelsea vs Dortmund, in Chicago, IL; time TBD: Find Tickets
Borussia Dortmund, meanwhile, face another big opponent this summer. Dortmund faces Manchester United on July 30 in Las Vegas.
“After playing against Manchester United in Las Vegas a couple of days earlier, it‘s a privilege for us to then clash with Chelsea FC, another Premier League heavyweight,” said BVB managing director Carsten Cramer. “Having met just recently in the knock-out stage of the UEFA Champions League, there‘s still a score to settle against them. Also, returning to Chicago and Soldier Field is special to us, almost like a home away from home as we‘re going to play here for the third time already over the decades.“
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Anticipation building for Chelsea-BVB in Chicago
Chelsea FC are one of England’s most successful clubs and are the only club in London to have won the UEFA Champions League, whilst their competition Borussia Dortmund are in the midst of fighting for their first domestic league title since 2012.
This upcoming fixture will provide American fans a unique opportunity to see their homegrown stars in Christian Pulisic of Chelsea and Giovanni Reyna of Dortmund. Chicago will also get the opportunity to see some of the best players from around the world including Chelsea’s N’golo Kanté and Kai Havertz as well as Dortmund’s Marco Reus and Julian Brandt.
“Chicago is one of the great sporting cities. We are very excited to bring these two world class teams to Chicago to play each other this summer,” said TEG Sport chief executive Geoff Jones. “With Borussia Dortmund in great form, Chelsea’s strong following in the USA, and this being the only English Premier League team visiting the region this summer, we are expecting demand to be strong. These teams last played each other in the knockout stages in Europe this year and we are looking forward to seeing fans from Germany, the UK and across the USA come to Chicago for a fantastic football experience and to witness the next chapter in these two teams’ rivalry.”
See the full schedule of all soccer matches coming to the United States this summer.
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