International Champions Cup 2018

International Champions Cup ICC 2018

The International Champions Cup (ICC) is a pre-season tournament that has been held every summer since 2013. For the past three years, the ICC has been split into three different regions: the United States, China and Australia in 2016 and the United States, China and Singapore in 2017.

In the two years prior to that, it was held exclusively in the USA. This year, China has been replaced by a number of European venues in Sweden, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Spain. Europe and Singapore will host 10 games in total, while the USA section has 18 games on the schedule.

Some clubs will play in a number of the tournaments but all three are unrelated, with a separate ‘champion’ emerging from each one. Each section yields a separate winner, but in 2017 there were only two ‘champions’ because the teams in the Chinese section did not all play the same number of games. Barcelona won their first ever ICC title by topping the US section with three wins from three. The Blaugrana defeated Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid on their way to glory. Inter, meanwhile, topped the Singapore section to scoop a first ICC title, beating Bayern Munich and Chelsea.

This year the Premier League’s “Big Six” of Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea will all be making the trip. They’ll be joined by La Liga’s Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla; Bundesliga stalwarts Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund; Serie A powers Juventus, Roma, AC Milan and Inter Milan; Ligue 1 champion-to-be PSG and Portugal’s Benfica to make up the field. It begins on July 20 and ends on August 12, getting everyone back before the start of their competitive campaigns.

Following are the Time & venue of all the fixtures. All times are in Eastern Time (ET) & are Subject to change.

AC Milan

July 25: AC Milan vs. Manchester United, 11 p.m. – Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
July 31: AC Milan vs. Tottenham, 8:30 p.m. – U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis
Aug. 4: AC Milan vs. Barcelona, 8 p.m. – Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California

Arsenal

July 26: Arsenal vs. Atletico Madrid, 7:30 a.m. – National Stadium, Singapore
July 28: Arsenal vs. Paris Saint-Germain, 7:30 a.m. – National Stadium, Singapore
Aug. 4: Arsenal vs. Chelsea, 2 p.m. – Friends Arena, Stockholm

Atletico Madrid

July 26: Atletico Madrid vs. Arsenal, 7:30 a.m. – National Stadium, Singapore
July 30: Atletico Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain, 7:30 a.m. – National Stadium, Singapore
Aug. 12: Atletico Madrid vs. Inter Milan, 2 p.m. – Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid

Barcelona

July 28: Barcelona vs. Tottenham Hotspur, 11 p.m. – Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
July 31: Barcelona vs. Roma, 10 p.m. – AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Aug 4: Barcelona vs. AC Milan, 8 p.m. – Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California

Bayern Munich

July 21: Bayern Munich vs. Paris Saint-Germain, Noon – Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria
July 25: Bayern Munich vs. Juventus, 7 p.m. – Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia
July 28: Bayern Munich vs. Manchester City, 7 p.m. – Hard Rock Stadium, Miami

Benfica

July 20: Benfica vs. Sevilla, 2 p.m. – Letzigrund, Zurich
July 25: Benfica vs. Borussia Dortmund, 8 p.m. – Heinz Field, Pittsburgh
July 28: Benfica vs. Juventus, 1 p.m. – Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey

Borussia Dortmund

July 20: Borussia Dortmund vs. Manchester City, 9 p.m. – Soldier Field, Chicago
July 22: Borussia Dortmund vs. Liverpool, 4 p.m. – Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
July 25: Borussia Dortmund vs. Benfica, 8 p.m. – Heinz Field, Pittsburgh

Chelsea

July 28: Chelsea vs. Sevilla, 11 a.m. – PGE Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland
Aug. 1: Chelsea vs. Inter Milan, 1 p.m. – Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden
Aug. 4: Chelsea vs. Arsenal, 2 p.m. – Friends Arena, Stockholm

Inter Milan

Aug. 1: Inter Milan vs. Chelsea, 1 p.m. – Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden
Aug. 7: Inter Milan vs. Sevilla, 1 p.m – Stadio Via del Mare, Lecce, Italy
Aug. 12: Inter Milan vs. Atletico Madrid, 2 p.m. – Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid

Juventus

July 25: Juventus vs. Bayern Munich, 7 p.m. – Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia
July 28: Juventus vs. Benfica, 1 p.m – Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
Aug. 4: Juventus vs. Real Madrid, 6 p.m. – FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland

Liverpool

July 22: Liverpool vs. Borussia Dortmund, 4 p.m. – Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
July 25: Liverpool vs. Manchester City, 8 p.m. – MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
July 28: Liverpool vs. Manchester United, 5 p.m. – Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Manchester City

July 20: Manchester City vs. Borussia Dortmund, 9 p.m. – Soldier Field, Chicago
July 25: Manchester City vs. Liverpool, 8 p.m. – MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
July 28: Manchester City vs. Bayern Munich, 7 p.m. – Hard Rock Stadium, Miami

Manchester United

July 25: Manchester United vs. AC Milan, 11 p.m. – Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
July 28: Manchester United vs. Liverpool, 5 p.m. – Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
July 31: Manchester United vs. Real Madrid, 8 p.m. – Hard Rock Stadium, Miami

Paris Saint-Germain

July 21: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich, Noon – Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria
July 28: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Arsenal, 7:30 a.m. – National Stadium, Singapore
July 30: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Atletico Madrid, 7:30 a.m. – National Stadium, Singapore

Real Madrid

July 31: Real Madrid vs. Manchester United, 8 p.m. – Hard Rock Stadium, Miami
Aug. 4: Real Madrid vs. Juventus, 6 p.m. – FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland
Aug. 7: Real Madrid vs. Roma, 8 p.m. – MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Roma

July 25: Roma vs. Tottenham, 10 p.m. – SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
July 31: Roma vs. Barcelona, 10 p.m., AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Aug. 7: Roma vs. Real Madrid, 8 p.m. – MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Sevilla

July 20: Sevilla vs. Benfica, 2 p.m. – Letzigrund, Zurich
July 28: Sevilla vs. Chelsea, 11 a.m. – PGE Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland
Aug. 7: Sevilla vs. Inter Milan, 1 p.m. – Stadio Via del Mare, Lecce, Italy

Tottenham Hotspur

July 25: Tottenham vs. Roma, 10 p.m. – SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
July 28: Tottenham vs. Barcelona, 11 p.m. – Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
July 31: Tottenham vs. AC Milan, 8:30 p.m. – U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis

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