World Football Update
Jon Forget
Jul 20th 2015
World Football Update
Feature Matches

The International Champions Cup, a preseason tournament with many of Europe's best clubs participating, features this week!  Tuesday night the L.A. Galaxy meet Barcelona, while Manchester United take on San Jose.  Wednesday, tucked in between the Gold Cup Semifinals, we have the New York Red Bulls v Chelsea at 6pm.  ICC action wraps up Saturday with Barcelona v Manchester United, Chelsea v Paris St. Germain, and AC Milan v Inter Milan!

The Gold Cup has been narrowed down to the last four teams, with the Semifinals falling Wednesday afternoon and evening!  The United States take on Jamaica and Mexico face Panama for a spot in Sunday's Final!  It is a high probability that it will be a CONCACAF Clasico between El Tri and the Stars and Stripes on Sunday (with a chance at a 2017 Confederations Cup berth on the line)!  Panama and Jamaica, will of course, have something to say about that on Wednesday night, the Semi's start at 4pm.

 
On the Horizon

Next week the MLS All Star Game comes to Denver, with the best of MLS battling Tottenham Hotspur!  The Colorado Rapids are at home Saturday night against the L.A. Galaxy, looking for a fourth win in a row against Western Conference competition!  Sunday morning Arsenal battle Chelsea in the Community Shield match, as last year's FA Cup winners vye for silverware against last year's EPL Champions!
 
This Week's Football
 
Tuesday July 21st
Fiorentina v Paris St. Germain 6:30pm (ICC)
L.A. Galaxy v Barcelona 9pm (ICC)
Manchester United v San Jose 9pm (ICC)
 
Wednesday July 22nd
United States v Jamaica 4pm (Gold Cup Semifinal)
New York RB v Chelsea 6pm (ICC)
Mexico v Panama 7pm (Gold Cup Semifinal)
 
Friday July 24th
Fiorentina v Benfica 6pm (ICC)
Salt Lake v Sporting KC 9pm (MLS)
 
Saturday July 25th
Gold Cup Third Place Match 2pm
Barcelona v Manchester United 2pm (ICC)
Chelsea v Paris St. Germain 4pm (ICC)
Columbus v Toronto 5:30pm (MLS)
AC Milan v Inter Milan 6pm (ICC Replay)
Montreal v Seattle 6pm (MLS)
Chicago v New England 6:30pm (MLS)
Houston v Los Angeles 7pm (MLS)
Dallas v Portland 7pm (MLS)
 
Sunday July 26th
Hungarian Grand Prix 6am (F1)
Lyon v Villareal 7am (Emirates Cup)
NYC v Orlando 12:30pm (MLS)
D.C. United v Philadelphia 3pm (MLS)
Vancouver v San Jose 5pm (MLS)
Gold Cup Final 5:30pm
 
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Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix:  Round 10 of the Formula 1 World Championship falls Sunday morning, with prerace coverage at 5:30am, and lights out at 6am!  Join other F1 enthusiasts to watch the race, and enjoy breakfast and morning Happy Hour at the Lions!
 
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