CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016) – StubHub Center and the LA Galaxy will host a match between Arsenal FC and Club Deportivo Guadalajara, commonly known as Chivas, on Sunday, July 31. Arsenal will visit StubHub Center to face Chivas as part of the club’s U.S. tour that will also see the club take on the 2016 Major League Soccer All-Star Team at Avaya Stadium in San Jose on July 28. Additional information on Arsenal-Chivas tickets and match time will be announced at a later date.
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Arsenal FC, currently tied for second place in the Barclays Premier League, are managed by the legendary Arsène Wenger, with the current squad featuring global stars like Mesut Özil, Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey and Petr Čech. Through Wenger’s leadership, Arsenal FC have built a renowned reputation of playing some of the most attractive and exciting soccer in the world.
“Pre-season is a critically important time for us and we are delighted to be coming to San Jose and Los Angeles to participate in the 2016 MLS All-Star Game and to play Chivas,” said Arsenal Manager Arsène Wenger. “We have tremendous support across America and enjoyed our visit to New York in the summer of 2014 when we played the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena. We are all looking forward to this summer’s trip as we prepare for our 2016-2017 season.”
Chivas, who play in Liga MX, Mexico’s top division, is one of the most winning teams in the history of Mexican soccer, with 11 league titles, three Cup titles and a CONCACAF Championship. The only club in Mexico to exclusively field Mexican players, Chivas celebrates its 110th anniversary in 2016. The Mexican club is managed by Argentinian manager Matías Jesús Almeyda. Chivas is led by a lineup of standout players, including veteran forward Omar Bravo, Carlos Peña, Isaac Brizuela, former Real Salt Lake defender Carlos Salcedo, and Raul Lopez.
The LA Galaxy will kick off the 2016 MLS Regular Season at StubHub Center on Sunday, March 6, against D.C. United (7 p.m. PT, UniMás). LA Galaxy Season Ticket Memberships for the 2016 MLS season are available for purchase now. Season Ticket Members and Galaxy fans can go to www.lagalaxy.com/tickets/seasontickets or call 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) to secure their 2016 LA Galaxy Season Ticket package. For a full schedule, visit www.lagalaxy.com/schedule.
Becoming a 2016 LA Galaxy Season Ticket Member gives fans the opportunity to receive a number of benefits, including discounted pricing, LA Galaxy Team Store discounts, access to the 2016 Season Ticket Member Event, season tickets to LA Galaxy II, early game day stadium access and access to LA Galaxy Champions League matches, among other exclusive benefits. For more information, visit www.lagalaxy.com/tickets/seasontickets or call an LA Galaxy representative at 877-3GALAXY (342-5299).