Manchester United to face Liverpool FC at The Big House in July

Jose Verdugo
Abril 18, 2018

European champions Real Madrid will face Manchester United, Juventus and AS Roma in the International Champions Cup as part of their preseason USA tour, the tournament organizers announced Tuesday.

August 4 Real Madrid vs. Juventus in Landover, Md. Inter Milan in 2014 (61,238), Chelsea vs. Barcelona in 2015 (78,914) and Barcelona vs. Manchester United past year (80,162). The cup "features 18 of the best clubs in the world playing 27 matches across the United States, Europe and Singapore", officials said.

As with all summer friendlies, there is no guarantee superstars, such as Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, will play.

The July 28 game will mark the third time the Cup will be played at Michigan Stadium.

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The 2018 Uefa Super Cup, which would involve Real Madrid were they to retain their Champions League title this season, is scheduled to be held in Tallinn, Estonia, seven days after the Roma match. They met in the UEFA Champions League final previous year (a 4-1 Real victory) and tangled in the quarterfinals this month, with Real advancing on two-leg aggregate, 4-3, thanks to Ronaldo's controversial penalty kick in the dying moments.

United then meet AC Milan at the Rose Bowl near Los Angeles on July 25 ahead of the Liverpool clash and a July 31 meeting with Real Madrid in Miami.

Jurgen Klopp's side will play Dortmund in Charlotte, N.C.; Manchester City just outside New York City in East Rutherford, N.J.; and Manchester United in Ann Arbor, Mich., in the ICC tournament.

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