FC Barcelona, Napoli to play LaLiga-Serie A Cup match in Michigan Stadium
Michigan Stadium will host a match between FC Barcelona and SSC Napoli on Saturday, Aug. 10 in the inaugural LaLiga-Serie A Cup, Relevent Sports Group announced Wednesday.
The Michigan Stadium match will be the second of two exhibitions in the United States between the clubs, following an Aug. 7 meeting at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
The Michigan Stadium match was first reported by the Spanish newspaper Sport.
The LaLiga-Serie A Cup will feature annual matches between the two leagues.
Michigan Stadium has previously hosted Manchester United vs. Real Madrid before a record U.S. crowd of 109,318 in 2014 as part of the International Champions Cup. A 2016 ICC match between Real Madrid and Chelsea was played at Michigan Stadium (105,826), and Liverpool FC played Manchester United in an ICC match last summer in Ann Arbor.