The 2017/18 pre-season games are already underway. And, FC Barcelona is not left behind. The Spanish club will have their pre-season in the United States. After losing out to Madrid in the La Liga race, Barcelona will have eyes on the trophy once again. The new coach, Ernesto Valverde will also seek to win more than the Copa del Rey they won last season. So, see the FC Barcelona 2017/18 Pre-Season Fixtures.
For Barcelona, winning the La Liga title as well as the Champions League will be quite paramount. The best chance at that is to prepare well in the pre-season. They already have some top flight oppositions lined up in pre-season. So, let’s not beat about the bush and get down to the FC Barcelona 2017/18 Pre-Season fixtures.
FC Barcelona 2017/18 Pre-Season Fixtures
Here are all the fixtures lined up for Barcelona in this pre-season. We also included the dates, venues and times.
|Date||Opponent||Time (local / BST)||Venue|
|Jul 22||Juventus||18:00 / 23:00||MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ|
|Jul 26||Manchester United||19:35 / 00:35||FedEx Field, Landover, MD|
|Jul 29||Real Madrid||19:30 / 00:30||Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL|
|Aug 7||Chapecoense||20:30 / 19:30||Camp Nou, Barcelona|
As you’ve seen, Barcelona will take on last season’s Champions League runners up, Juventus. They will also lock horns with the reigning Champions League and La Liga holders, Real Madrid. This will be followed by a match with EPL giants, Manchester United.
Furthermore, Barca will take on Chapecoense in the annual Joan Gamper trophy on August 7th. This is in recognition of the 71 persons who died in November 2016 when Chapecoense were going for a continental competition.
Finally, Barca will play in that Supercopa as Copa del Rey winners against league champions Real Madrid, so we will see three Clasico encounters between the end of July and mid-August.
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