St. Louis to host more international soccer
Thursday, June 27, 2013
ST. LOUIS (AP) — After the success of an exhibition soccer match at Busch Stadium in May, another is coming to St. Louis — this time to the Edward Jones Dome.
Plans were announced Thursday for an exhibition match between Real Madrid and F.C. Internazionale on Aug. 10. It will be the first-ever men’s soccer match at the dome, though the U.S. women’s national team played there in 2007.
Tickets go on sale Monday and prices range from $40 to $225.
Officials said a natural-turf field will be installed for the match. The dome will be configured to seat 67,000 spectators.
Manchester City and Chelsea played in front of a sold-out crowd May 23 at Busch Stadium.
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