On March 23, the dates, venues, and match-ups for the 2016-17 International Championships Cup were announced. This year’s tournament features ten of the best soccer clubs in the world competing in games in the United States and Europe. The ten clubs competing in the tournament hail from Spain, England, Germany, France, Italy, and Scotland. More specifically, these teams include Real Madrid C.F., FC Barcelona, FC Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Chelsea F.C., Liverpool F.C., F.C. Internazionale, Celtic F.C., A.C. Milan, and Leicester City F.C.
Many pundits believe that this year’s slate of competing clubs are the most talented in tournament history. Between all ten participant clubs, the participating clubs have won 190 domestic league titles, 246 domestic cup titles, and 36 UEFA Champions League titles. Real Madrid F.C., FC Barcelona, FC Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain F.C. are still competing for the Champions League title.
Excitement is at a fever pitch for the upcoming slate of games, and fans can find great deals on Groupon for many of the upcoming matches. A list of promoted Groupon matches are presented below.
7/24/16 Inter Milan vs. Paris Saint-Germain | Autzen Stadium (Eugene, OR)
July 24 will welcome a match between Inter Milan will square off against Paris Saint-Germain at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon in a battle between two of the world’s most popular teams. Inter Milan has won the UEFA’s Champion’s League three times while Paris Saint-Germain is one of France’s best clubs. For Inter Milan vs. Paris Saint-Germain tickets, Groupon has a limited-time offer that will expire on Wednesday, April 6. Fans hoping to go to the game have two different ticket options: $48 for one seat in sections 5–9 or 13–17 (rows 35–66) or $78 for one seat in sections 10–12 (rows 35–66).
7/27/16 AC Milan vs. Bayern Munich | Soldier Field (Chicago, IL)
On July 27 AC Milan will face Bayern Munich at Soldier Field in Chicago. These two clubs are two of the best clubs in the world and have won a combined 12 UEFA Champions League titles, so U.S. fans will have the opportunity to watch two common foes play in an uncommon environment. For AC Milan vs. Bayern Munich tickets, Groupon has a limited time offer that will expire on Wednesday, March 6. Fans hoping to attend the game have two different ticket options; $73 for one G-Pass for seating in sections 303–307 or 311–315, or $88 for one G-Pass for seating in sections 228–233, 241–246, or 335–339.
7/27/16 Real Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain | Ohio Stadium (Columbus, OH)
Real Madrid will face Paris Saint-Germain at Ohio Stadium on July 27. Led by Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid faces off against Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimović and Paris Saint-Germain. For Real Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain tickets, Groupon has a limited time offer that will expire on Wednesday, March 6. Fans hoping to attend the game can purchase one G-Pass in section 27A or 28A for $120.
During the course of the opening rounds, each team will play three matches and the team that accumulates the most points will be crowned champions. A win in regulation counts as three points, a win in a shootout results in two points and the losing team gains one point. Expect a competitive effort from each team for not only bragging rights, but also for a shot at the tournament crown.