FC Barcelona will face Chivas in San Francisco August 8th

FC Barcelona will take on Mexican powerhouse Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V.

FC Barcelona will take on Mexican powerhouse Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V. (more popularly known as Chivas) as part of a doubleheader spectacular on Saturday, August 8 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif (8:00 p.m., local time).

In the first game, Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes take on the Columbus Crew in regular season action (5:30 pm local time) followed by UEFA Champions league winner FC Barcelona squaring off against Guadalajara. The match will mark Barça's first visit to the Bay Area. The two teams have played twice before in the United States with Barça posting a win and a tie.

Tickets to see the Spanish giant, whose honours include 19 La Liga trophies, a record-setting 25 Copa del Rey championships and three UEFA Champions League titles, will go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 22.

Season ticket holders will receive a comparable ticket to the match and will receive new tickets to the match in the mail. A special presale will be held for Earthquakes season ticket holders and other Earthquakes partners from Wednesday, June 17-21.

Season ticket holders should contact the Earthquakes Front Office at 408-556-7700 to purchase additional tickets or for any questions and concerns. Tickets prices start at $30 and can be purchased by calling (800) 225-2277 or by logging on to sjearthquakes.com.

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