Cruz Azul F.C. to Face C.F. Monterrey in MoneyGram SocioMX Tour Match…
Cruz Azul F.C. to Face C.F. Monterrey in MoneyGram SocioMX Tour Match in Houston July 2
Apr 20, 2017
Cruz Azul F.C. will play C.F. Monterrey in the second match of the MoneyGram SocioMX Tour at 7 p.m. CDT on Sunday, July 2 at BBVA Compass Stadium, stadium officials announced today.
The match, promoted by Sports Marketing Monterrey, will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, April 26 at 10 a.m. CDT, with prices starting at $38. Tickets may be purchased online at BBVACompassStadium.com, by phone at 713-547-3000, or in person at the BBVA Compass Stadium Box Office (open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.).
Cruz Azul F.C.’s eight championships have placed the team as one of the most historic teams in Liga MX. La Maquina may feature stars such as MF Christian “El Chaco” Giménez, FW João Rojas and Mexican international GK Jose Jesus Corona. After winning the CONCACAF Champions League in 2014, Cruz Azul represented Mexico and CONCACAF in the FIFA Club World Cup, finishing fourth in the tournament.
C.F. Monterrey is one of Mexico’s most popular teams. Los Rayados have won the Mexican league on four occasions and have won the CONCACAF Champions League three times, capturing the championship in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Rayados may feature players such as FW Rogelio Funes Mori, FW Dorlan Pabón and DF Walter Ayoví. Last month, Monterrey played a friendly match against Houston Dynamo hybrid USL affiliate, RGV FC Toros as part of the inauguration festivities of the Toros’ stadium, H-E-B Park.