Liverpool to face Barcelona in International Champions Cup at Wembley

Liverpool, May 24 (IANS) English football club Liverpool will take on Spanish champions FC Barcelona in the International Champions Cup clash at the Wembley Stadium in London on August 6.

Liverpool ambassador Gary McAllister and Ronald de Boer, representing Barcelona, were at Wembley on Tuesday to launch the news of the clash.

“What an incredible game to round off such a high-profile tournament – and all set under the iconic Wembley arch. I’m sure this game will be a great spectacle for Reds fans and football fans in general. I can’t wait,” McAllister was quoted as saying by Liverpool’s official website on Tuesday.

The Jurgen Klopp-coached side are one of ten teams competing in the International Champions Cup and will play two matches in California in July before heading back to the United Kingdom to face Barcelona.

Liverpool will take on Chelsea at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on July 27, followed by AC Milan three days later at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

–IANS

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