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ICC Update: Chelsea Will Face Real Madrid In ICC Championship

By on August 5, 2013 at 8:14 am

ICC-11351-Team Infographics-ChelseaThe final two games of the second round of the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup were played at MetLife Stadium in New York on Sunday afternoon.

In the first game of the evening, Valencia easily handled Inter, defeating them by a score of 4-0.

Valencia opened the scoring early in the first half when Ever Banega tallied the game’s first goal at the seven minute mark.  Jonathan Viera added another goal during the 34th minute, giving Valencia a 2-0 halftime lead.

Jonas added Valencia’s third goal of the game at the 56 minute mark, and Viera scored his second goal of the game during the 90th minute to secure the 4-0 victory.

Both teams will now travel to Sun Life Stadium for the final rounds of the International Championship Cup.  Valencia will face the LA Galaxy in the third place game on Wednesday, August 7th, while Inter will play Juventus in the seventh place game on Tuesday, August 6th.

In the second of two games, also played at MetLife Stadium, Chelsea defeated AC Milan by a score of 2-0.

Kevin De Bruyne scored the first goal of the game for Chelsea during the 29th minute.  The teams battled back and forth for the remained of the game until Andre Schurrle added Chelsea’s second goal during stoppage time.

Chelsea will now face Real Madrid for the inaugural International Champions Cup championship on Wednesday, August 7th, while AC Milan will play Everton for fifth place on August 6th.

All eight of the teams will be at Sun Life Stadium on August 6th and 7th for the final games of the International Champions Cup.  The final matchups and game times for the championship rounds are as followed:

August 6

6:30 pm: Juventus vs. Inter

9:00 pm: Everton vs. Valencia

August 7

6:30 pm:  LA Galaxy vs. AC Milan

9:00 pm: Real Madrid vs. Chelsea

Prior to the final games at Sun Life Stadium, there will be a free fan fest for visitors that will begin at 3:00pm.  For more information on how you can see the world’s best soccer teams at Sun Life Stadium, please click here.


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