Mexican powers Club América & C.F. Monterrey to face off in LIGA MX Friendly…
Mexican powers Club América & C.F. Monterrey to face off in LIGA MX Friendly at BBVA Stadium
Oct 21, 2019
NEED TO KNOW:
- Match to take place on Saturday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. CST
- Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, October 23 with prices starting at $30
- Houston Dynamo & Dash season ticket members receive exclusive no-fee presale opportunity
HOUSTON (Monday, October 21, 2019) – BBVA Stadium will host two of Mexico’s most popular teams for a friendly match on Saturday, November 16 when Club América squares off against C.F. Monterrey as part of Tour Águila, stadium officials announced today in conjunction with PRIMETIME Sports.
The match is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. CST at the home of the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash. There will be a Fan Fest prior to the game starting at 2 p.m. CST consisting of live music, food, team mascot, championship trophy and an autograph session by a Club América legend. The game will be broadcast on TUDN in the United States and Mexico.
Tickets for the match will start at $30 and will go on sale Wednesday, October 23 at 10 a.m. CDT. Tickets will be available at the stadium’s box office, usual retail locations, AXS.com, and bbvastadium.com.
Houston Dynamo and Dash season ticket holders and corporate partners will have exclusive access to a no-fee presale beginning at NOON on Monday, October 21.
“We are thrilled to bring such an exciting match to BBVA Stadium,” said BBVA Stadium general manager Juan Rodriguez. “Both Club América and Monterrey have a tremendous following here in Houston and have been among the most successful sides in Mexico in recent years. We look forward to a great match and another tremendously exciting experience for soccer fans in Houston.”
This friendly follows a pair of thrilling matches between the two clubs in LigaMX competition. The previous two games between Águilas and Rayados were nothing short of exciting, resulting in a win for each team with a total of 11 goals. Many of today’s Liga MX stars will be present at this game, along with the teams’ renowned coaches, Antonio “Turco” Mohamed and Miguel “Piojo” Herrera.
ABOUT BBVA STADIUM
BBVA Stadium is a state-of-the-art, open-air stadium designed to host Houston Dynamo matches, Houston Dash matches and Texas Southern University football games as well as additional professional, collegiate and community sporting events, concerts, exhibitions, conventions and special events. Opened on May 12, 2012, the 340,000-square foot, 22,000-seat stadium is the first soccer-specific stadium in Major League Soccer located in a city’s downtown district. The stadium has hosted 16 different international soccer clubs, 27 men’s and women’s national soccer teams and 17 men’s and women’s national rugby teams. With its downtown location, the stadium is a part of a true ‘Stadium District,’ which includes Minute Maid Park and the Toyota Center, as well as the George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green, Warehouse Live and House of Blues.
ABOUT TOUR ÁGUILA
TOUR ÁGUILA is the official tour of Club América friendly matches in the United States, where it plays against various top clubs from Liga MX, MLS, and European Leagues during its pre-seasons and selected FIFA dates.
ABOUT PRIMETIME SPORTS
PRIMETIME Sports has more than 15 years of experience working with multinational brands, agencies, leagues, teams and rights holders focusing on the U.S. Hispanic market. For more information, please visit www.ptimesports.com
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