SAN JOSE (AP) — Manchester United’s International Champions Cup game against San Jose has been moved from California’s Memorial Stadium to the Earthquakes’ smaller new soccer-specific stadium.
The Earthquakes announced the venue switch Tuesday for the game, which will be played July 21. Organizers say the move was made in order to meet Manchester United’s requirements for travel and for logistical reasons.
Manchester United will be based and will train in San Jose for this game and their contest July 25 against Barcelona at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.
Fans who bought tickets at Memorial Stadium, which has more than 60,000 seats, will have the opportunity for refunds or to buy tickets at a presale for the 18,000-seat Avaya Stadium.