It's Mexico vs. Colombia Tonight at DSG Park!
Commerce City CO (Wednesday June 27 2007) – The Colorado Rapids in conjunction with the Federacion Mexicana de Futbol and Soccer United Marketing announced the third stop on the Mexican National Team U.S. 2007 Tour with a match scheduled for Wednesday August 22 2007 versus Colombia at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City Colorado at 8:00pm MT. Mexico vs. Colombia is presented by Visa®.
The last time that the Mexican National Team played in Colorado was back in 2002 when they lost to the United States National Team in front of 48476 fans in a game that was held at Invesco Field.
Tickets are now on sale and start as low as $25 and can be purchased online at TicketHorse.com by clicking here or by calling TicketHorse at 1-866-461-6556 at the box office at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (10am - 6pm M-F 10am - 3pm Sat.) as well as at any Colorado Dick’s Sporting Goods location. For more information or for group ticket orders fans should call (303) 825-GOAL.
The match between the two squads will mark the 23rd game between Mexico and Colombia. "El Tricolor" has an 11 win four loss and eight tie record in their favor. Their last meeting was a July 17 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal match at Reliant Stadium in Houston Texas where Colombia eliminated Mexico from the region’s tournament.
A special fan interactive area Futbol Fiesta which spans more than 100000 square feet will be featured prior to the game and it will include live music and thousands of promotional items.
The Mexican National Team’s U.S. tour not only allows its U.S.-based fans to witness their nation’s matches first hand but allows the team to play top flight opponents while strengthening its player pool and preparing for major international tournaments. Mexico finished second in the recently-concluded 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup falling to their arch-rivals the United States 2-1. Mexico is now in Puerto Ordaz Venezuela where they will face Brazil (June 27) Ecuador (July 1) and Chile (July 4) in the first round phase of Copa America.
Mexican National Team – 2007 U.S. Tour Schedule
Feb. 28 Venezuela San Diego Qualcomm Stadium 63328 (Sold out)
Mar. 28 Ecuador Oakland McAfee Coliseum 47416 (Sold out)