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NEWS: Chivas and Club Leon to Face Off at Avaya Stadium on October 6

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that Avaya Stadium will host an international friendly match between Liga MX’s Chivas de Guadalajara and Club Leon on Friday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. PT. Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders can purchase their tickets now.

Chivas are one of the most successful clubs in Mexico, winning 12 Liga MX titles, seven Campeón de Campeones and four Copa MX titles. Liga MX’s current reigning champions, Chivas are known for only featuring Mexican-born players, including National Team striker Alan Pulido. Since Puma became the club’s jersey provider in 2016, Chivas have sold 887,000 jerseys in the United States alone.

Club Leon have experienced recent success in Liga MX, claiming the Apertura in 2013 and Clausura in 2014. Club Leon have won seven Liga MX titles, five Copa MX championships and five Campeón de Campeones. Leon’s roster features players from the Argentina, Mexico and U.S. national teams, among others, including Mauro Boselli, Luis Montes and William Yarbrough.

Chivas and Club Leon previously played at StubHub Center earlier this year on March 25 and set the StubHub Center attendance record for two Mexican clubs with a sellout crowd.

Tickets for San Jose Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders are on sale now, followed by a presale for past-game buyers at 1 p.m. PT. Tickets will go on sale to the general public tomorrow, July 7 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, the Avaya Stadium box office and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

About Avaya Stadium

Avaya Stadium, home to Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes, is an 18,000-seat soccer-specific stadium located on Coleman Ave. adjacent to the San Jose International Airport. The European-inspired building is the first cloud-enabled venue in MLS and is among the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world. The stadium features a canopy roof and the steepest-raked seating in MLS to provide the best possible fan experience. Additionally, the north end zone houses the largest outdoor bar in North America, a two-acre fan zone and a double-sided video scoreboard. The suites and club seats are located at field level, giving fans a premium experience unlike any other in professional sports. The stadium has hosted numerous non-Major League Soccer events since its inaugural season in 2015, including the International Champions Cup, which featured Manchester United and Club America, a pair of United States Women’s National Team matches, the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup and the 2016 Major League Soccer All-Star Game against Arsenal FC. For more information about Avaya Stadium, visit sjearthquakes.com.

 

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