After an exciting first weekend, the 2016 Copa America Centenario is shaping up to be a memorable tournament. While the United States Men’s National Team disappointed in their Opening Round game, they’ll have a chance to bounce back in their matchup later this week.
During the Group Stage of the tournament, fans across the country will have an opportunity to see the world’s best players play in America’s best stadiums. Five of the top games, in terms of average ticket price during the Group Stage of the tournament, are presented below, with data provided by TiqIQ.
6/6/16: Argentina vs. Chile @ Levi’s Stadium | Avg. Price: $290.06 | Get-in: $112
The highest average ticket price during the first week of the tournament will feature an intriguing matchup between Argentina and Chile. These two teams will square off on Monday, June 6, at Levi’s Stadium. Lionel Messi and Co. are still searching for Argentina’s first major tournament title in 23 years, so expect them to play with a lot of emotion in their opening game. Chile features some of the world’s best attackers, so things will not be easy for Argentina’s defense. On TiqIQ, the average ticket price for Argentina vs. Chile is $290.06. Fans heading to this game can find great travel options on Hipmunk. On Hipmunk, hotels in Santa Clara start at $83.
6/10/16: Argentina vs. Panama @ Soldier Field | Avg. Price: $275.39 | Get-in: $75
Argentina’s second game during the Group Stage will be played on Friday, June 10, at Soldier Field. According to TiqIQ, this game currently boasts the second highest average ticket price during the Group stage ($275.39). Argentina’s Men’s National Team continues to draw high resale ticket prices due to the play of Lionel Messi. Messi, who is an exceptional goal scorer, is one of the best players in the world. It’s rare that American soccer fans witness his brilliance. Fans traveling to this game can find great travel options on Hipmunk. On Hipmunk, flights to Chicago, from New York City, start at $240.
6/12/16: Ecuador vs. Haiti @ MetLife Stadium | Avg. Price: $232.44 | Get-in: $54
Ecuador and Haiti will square off in Group stage action on Sunday, June 12, at MetLife Stadium. According to TiqIQ, this game boasts the third highest average ticket price during the Group Stage. Ecuador is currently ranked the 13th best soccer nation according to the last Fédération Internationale de Football Association/Coca Cola rankings, while Haiti is currently ranked 74th. Ecuador is seeking its first championship appearance in Copa America, while Haiti is just happy to make its first appearance in this tournament. It’s a tough first test for Haiti, so expect a very competitive game between this two teams.
6/9/16: Mexico vs. Jamaica @ Rose Bowl | Avg. Price: $206.32 | Get-in: $92
Mexico and Jamaica will square off on Thursday, June 9, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Expect a raucous atmosphere for the Men’s Mexican National Team in this venue. In addition, Mexico has not lost a game over its last 11 international ‘competitive’ games. Jamaica will need to put together an A+ effort in order to upset Mexico. On TiqIQ, the get-in price for this game is $92, which is the second highest get-in ticket price during the Group Stage.
6/7/16: United States vs. Costa Rica @ Soldier Field | Avg. Price: $160.19 | Get-in: $52
The United States and Costa Rica will square off at Soldier Field on Tuesday, June 7. Costa Rica will be led by its goalie, Keylor Navas, who just won the UEFA’s Champions League Final with Real Madrid. The United States will likely have its work cut out for themselves in this game. The average ticket price for United States vs. Costa Rica is $160.19.