FC Barcelona face Chelsea FC in the Rakuten Cup, July 23rd

Two of the biggest teams in European soccer will face off in Japan as part of the “Rakuten Cup Supported by SCALP-D” held in July. The event will see Spanish La Liga club FC Barcelona, J.League J1 club Vissel Kobe and English Premier League club Chelsea FC compete in matches in Japan.

The event kicks off with a match betweenFC Barcelona and Chelsea FC on July 23rd at Saitama Stadium 2002. Both these clubs have over 100 years of history, and are ranked in the top tier worldwide.

Barcelona have won the Spanish professional league, La Liga, 25 times, and are five-time
UEFA Champions League winners. In addition to being six-time English Premier League champions, Chelsea won the UEFA Champions League in 2012, followed by the UEFA Europa League Trophy in 2013.

The second match of the event will see Barcelona take on J.League club Vissel Kobe at Kobe’s Noevir Stadium.

The Rakuten Cup will be a rare and historic opportunity to see these world-class clubs compete in Japan.

More details for Rakuten Cup
Tickets are available here

Venue Information-Saitama Studium 2020

2-1 Misono, Midori-ku, Saitama-city
15min. from Urawa-Misono sta.(45min. from Tokyo Sta. to Urawa-Misono Sta. by train)
FC Barcelona face Chelsea FC in the Rakuten Cup, July 23rd
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