Mexico vs Bosnia Pre-World Cup Match
Event Start Time: 06/03/2014 - 8:30pm
Mexico (MNT) embarks on a U.S. Tour of 3 matches prior to heading to Brazil for World Cup competition. Mexico will face Bosnia & Herzegovina at the historic Soldier Field on Tuesday, June 3 (8:30 p.m. CST). The match, presented by Allstate, will be a rematch from their memorable last meeting two years ago at the same venue. Mexico will then finalize its pre-World Cup preparations with a send-off match in Foxborough, Mass. against Portugal and FIFA Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo at Gillette Stadium on Friday, June 6 (8:30 p.m. ET), presented by Knorr and Hellmann's.
An exclusive Visa pre-sale for the Chicago matche will begin Friday, February 21 via www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets to the match will go on sale to the general public on Monday, February 24 at 10:00 a.m. local on www.Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 and at all the area Ticketmaster locations. The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol invites fans to use their Visa cards.
Soldier Field has staged numerous high-profile events in its 90-year history, including five 1994 FIFA World Cup games, and most recently the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup final. The historic venue last hosted the Mexican National Team in May 2012 against Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of Mexico’s U.S. Tour, with the match ending in a 2-1 win for El Tricolor in front of more than 50,000 fans. Mexico is undefeated against Bosnia-Herzegovina all-time having met twice before.
Bosnia and Herzegovina will travel to Brazil in June to participate in the 2014 FIFA World Cup where they will face Argentina, Nigeria and Iran in Group F. Currently ranked among the top 20 in the FIFA world rankings, Bosnia and Herzegovina boasts a rich roster of international standouts, including Manchester City star forward Edin Džeko, Bayer Leverkusen defender and captain Emir Spahić, former St. Louis University product and Stuttgart forward Vedad Ibišević, and Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanić.
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