Premier League and European Teams in the USA, Summer 2023

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Premier League and European Teams in the USA, Summer 2023

Which Premier League and European teams will play games in the United States in the summer of 2022?

It’s a common question among American fans of English and European soccer, so we are going to track news related to European soccer tours of the USA in 2022.

Premier League Summer Series

The Premier League has announced a six-team pre-season tournament consisting of nine games, taking place across six major US East Coast cities during July 2023. This tournament will feature Aston Villa, Brentford, Brighton, Chelsea, Fulham and Newcastle. The Summer Series will see games take place in Atlanta, Orlando, Harrison, NJ, Philadelphia and Landover, MD. Check out the Premier League website for the full schedule and more details.

United States v Paraguay, Copa América Centenario

Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Stadium during a USA-Paraguay game. (Photo credit: grimey821, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

Soccer Champions Tour 2023

A six-team summer tour has been announced with AC Milan, Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United, and Real Madrid all participating. The Soccer Champions Tour will feature games in California, Texas, Las Vegas, and Orlando. Check out the Soccer Champions Tour website for the full schedule.

La Liga Summer Tour 2023

La Liga teams Atletico Madrid, Real Betis, Real Sociedad and Sevilla are set to participate in a series of four exhibition matches in the US and Mexico. The tour will have two games played in San Francisco on August 5, 2023, and 1 game in both Monterrey and Guadalajara on August 2, 2023.

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Arsenal USA Tour Summer 2023

The Gunners are currently set to face off against the MLS All-Stars in Washington D.C. on July 19. Tickets are available from MLS.

They will then take on Manchester United on July 22 in New York, with it being the first time the two clubs have faced off in the US.

They will finish up their USA Tour by competing in the Soccer Champions Tour on July 26 in Inglewood, California against FC Barcelona.

Chelsea USA Tour Summer 2023

Chelsea has four games scheduled for their USA summer tour, with more on the way:

  • July 19 vs Wrexham in Chapel Hill, NC
  • July 22 vs Brighton in Philadelphia, PA
  • July 26 vs Newcastle in Atlanta, GA
  • July 30 vs Fulham in Landover, MD
  • August 2 vs. Borussia Dortmund in Chicago, IL

For more on these matches, and to buy Chelsea summer tour tickets, see Chelsea’s website.

Crystal Palace USA Tour Summer 2023

Crystal Palace will be playing in the US for the first time since 2016, in two matches at the end of July.

  • July 26 vs Millonarios in Chicago, IL
  • July 30 vs Sevilla in Detroit, MI

Manchester United USA Tour Summer 2023

The Red Devils will come to the USA for four games in July: on the 22nd against Arsenal in New York, on the 25th against Wrexham in San Diego, on the 26th against Real Madrid in Houston, Texas for the Soccer Champions Tour, and on the 30th against Borussia Dortmund in Las Vegas. United has said the game against Wrexham will consist mainly of youth players.

Tickets are available for both matches from Manchester United here.

Real Madrid USA Tour Summer 2023

Real Madrid is currently scheduled to play in 4 games in the USA, all in the Soccer Champions Tour.

  • July 23 vs AC Milan in Pasadena, CA
  • July 26 vs Manchester United in Houston, TX
  • July 29 vs FC Barcelona in Arlington, TX
  • August 2 vs Juventus in Orlando, FL

Barcelona USA Tour Summer 2023

Like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona is currently scheduled to play in 4 games in the USA, all in the Soccer Champions Tour.

  • July 22 vs Juventus in Santa Clara, CA
  • July 26 vs Arsenal in Inglewood, CA
  • July 29 vs Real Madrid in Arlington, TX
  • August 1 vs. AC Milan in Las Vegas, NV

Sunderland USA Tour Summer 2023

Sunderland has confirmed they will be playing three friendly matches in the US during the month of July.

  • July 15 vs San Antonio FC in San Antonio, TX
  • July 19 vs New Mexico United in Albuquerque, NM
  • July 21 vs North Carolina FC in Cary, NC

More Premier League Clubs Touring in Summer 2023

  • Tottenham are off to Australia
  • West Ham will also travel to Australia to play Tottenham and Perth Glory
  • Newcastle are going to Scotland for a friendly with Rangers prior to their participation in the Premier League Summer Series
  • Manchester City are off to South Korea to take on Atletico Madrid


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