International Champions Cup 2019: Madrid derby confirmed

International Champions Cup 2019

International Champions Cup 2019: The first Madrid derby to be played outside of Europe has been confirmed

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid is one of 18 matches that will take place across North America, Europe and Asia in July and August.

Joining the Madrid clubs in the seventh edition of the competition are reigning champion Tottenham, Manchester United, Arsenal, Roma, Juventus, AC Milan, Inter, Bayern Munich, Benfica and Chivas.

Madrid’s clash with its city rival will take place on July 26 at MetLife Stadium, the home of the New York Giants and Jets, while other eye-catching fixtures include Bayern vs Milan, Tottenham vs United and Juventus vs Inter.

In addition to New Jersey, the United States will play host to games in Los Angeles, Landover, Chicago, Charlotte, Santa Clara, Houston, Arlington, Kansas City and Foxborough. Cardiff, London, Stockholm, Singapore and Shanghai will serve as the venues for the Europe and Asia matches.

Each team will play three matches and the club with the most points at the end of the tournament will lift the trophy. Games that end in a draw go straight to penalties with the winner receiving two points and the loser one.

Fixtures:

Roma vs Chivas: July 17 – Chicago, Illinois
Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: July 18 – Los Angeles, California
Manchester United vs Inter: July 20 – Singapore
Arsenal vs Roma: July 20 – Charlotte, North Carolina
Benfica vs Chivas: July 20 – Santa Clara, California
Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: July 21 – Houston, Texas
Juventus vs Tottenham: July 21 – Singapore
Real Madrid vs Arsenal: July 24 – Landover, Maryland
Bayern Munich vs AC Milan: July 24 – Kansas City, Missouri
Chivas vs Atletico Madrid: July 24 – Arlington, Texas
Juventus vs Inter: July 24 – China
Roma vs Benfica: July 25 – Harrison, New Jersey
Tottenham vs Manchester United: July 25 – Shanghai
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: July 26 – East Rutherford, New Jersey
AC Milan vs Benfica: July 28 – Foxborough, Massachusetts
Manchester United vs AC Milan: August 3 – Cardiff
Tottenham vs Inter: August 3 – London
Atletico Madrid vs Juventus: August 10 – Stockholm

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