The Manchester Derby is officially headed for the United States, one of several massive-named matches in the 2017 International Champions Cup this summer. The Mancunian foes will square off at a to be announced location on July 20, with United then facing both Real Madrid (Santa Clara) and Barcelona (Landover). United previously announced that it would play in Santa Clara, Salt Lake, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and a fifth location. Man City is scheduled to play in L.A. on July 26, and United will be in Santa Clara on July 23, but don’t pencil Salt Lake City in yet. It’s likely organizers will want to put the game in the biggest venue it can, so maybe City doubles up at the Coliseum? Could Seattle
If you had planned to go watch Barcelona vs. Real Madrid in El Clasico Miami this summer, and haven’t bought tickets yet, be ready to pay more than $500 per seat for upper deck. More than 46,000 tickets have already been sold for the match at Hard Rock Stadium, according to event organizers, and the cheapest seats — $200 for member presale — are long gone. Many South Florida soccer fans have been shocked — and disappointed — by ticket prices for the July 29 exhibition match between the Spanish powerhouses. “I was really excited to go with my wife and our friends, to see Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar, Luis Suarez, but it’s just an exhibition match, and I don’t understand how they can charge those prices,” said David Pickering of Fort Lauderdale, who has attended soccer exhibitions at the stadium in the past.
The second we saw Paulo Dybala hit the turf at the Marassi, not immediately get up and instead signal that a substitution was the right plan of action, the same question popped into each one of our heads: “How long is he going to be out for?” We’ve become conditioned to think that way whenever a Juventus player gets injured over the last few years. And when you throw in what Juve’s schedule is like coming out of the international break — two games in four days against Napoli, the Champions League quarterfinal showdown against Barcelona — any potential timetable when it comes to recovery time is that much more important. After Tuesday, we still don’t really know. Dybala, as expected, has gone