Minn. to host Champions Cup match in August

  • Associated Press
  • February 20, 2014 - 3:55 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota will host a Guinness International Champions Cup soccer game between Manchester City and Olympiacos on Aug. 2.

The match will be played at TCF Bank Stadium, home of the Gophers football team.

Relevent Sports announced the game. The match is part of a tournament that features eight of the most recognizable soccer clubs. The others are Real Madrid CF, Manchester United, Liverpool FC, AS Roma, Inter Milan and AC Milan.

Games also will be played in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Charlotte, N.C., Denver, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Dallas and one additional city from July 24-Aug. 2.

The Minneapolis game will be broadcast internationally on Fox Sports 2. Kickoff is 2 p.m. CDT.

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