May 18, 2016
StubHub Center Selected to Host 2nd Annual Campeon de Campeones and SuperCopa on July 10th
CARSON, Calif. (Wednesday, May 18, 2016) - Liga MX, together with Univision Deportes, announced today that Campeón de Campeones (Champion of Champions), the emblematic Mexican championship match between the winners of the two most recent Liga MX league tournaments, will be played in California in the second annual marquee event in the United States. SuperCopa, which will decide the ultimate Copa MX champion between the last two Mexican Cup winners, will also be played as part of the event.
The doubleheader will be played at the StubHub Center, home of the Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy, in Carson, California, on Monday, July 10 at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. PST.
Tickets for the Campeón de Campeones and SuperCopa doubleheader start at $35 and discounts are available for groups of 10 and more. Exclusive presale tickets for the event will be available beginning on Wednesday, May 18, at 10 a.m. PT while the general public will have access to tickets beginning Friday, May 20, via www.axs.com and www.stubhubcenter.com.
In the first match of the night, Copa MX Clausura 2016 champions Chivas de Guadalajara take on Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz, the former Copa MX Clausura 2015 champion, for the SuperCopa crown.
The soccer showcase will conclude with Campeón de Campeones, the storied Mexican championship that originated in 1942. In the second edition of the title match since 2006, Apertura 2015 champions Tigres UANL and the Clausura 2016 Champion winners, to be decided later this month, will face off to decide the absolute champions of Liga MX.
Liga Bancomer MX and Univision Deportes have partnered with Soccer United Marketing (SUM) for the management of the event. Additional details about the event, including media accreditation for the doubleheader, will be announced at a later date.
ABOUT STUBHUB CENTER
StubHub Center is southern California’s home of world-class competition and training facilities for amateur, Olympic, collegiate and professional athletes. Managed by AEG Facilities, the $150 million, privately financed facility was developed by AEG on a 125-acre site on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) in Carson, California. StubHub Center features an 8,000-seat tennis stadium, a 27,167-seat stadium for soccer, football and other athletic competitions and outdoor concerts; a 2,000-seat facility for track & field and a 2,450-seat indoor Velodrome – the VELO Sports Center – for track cycling. StubHub Center is home to Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy, the five-time MLS Cup Champions. StubHub Center is also home of the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) High Performance Training Center, the national team training headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and EXOS, an international training center for elite and professional athletes. For additional information, please visit www.stubhubcenter.com.