On Friday, July 24 , 2015 ACF Fiorentina will face SL Benfica at Rentschler Field in East Hartford as part of the 2015 International Champions Cup North America. Kickoff time for the match is set for 8 pm. Parking lots and box office will open at 5pm.
Benfica, who wrapped up the Portuguese league title with their victory, will be the sixth current domestic league champion participating in this summer’s the International Champions Cup (Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona, Club America, LA Galaxy and Benfica). The 2015 International Champions Cup North America will run from July 11 – August 5 and feature 17 matches played across 12 regions throughout the world. Each team will play four contests and the club with the most points at the end of the tournament will be crowned champion. Each win in regulation will result in three points and a tie will go straight to a shootout; the winning team in a shootout will receive two points and the losing team will receive one. The results from in-season Major League Soccer contests involving tournament participants will be used as part of official tournament scoring.
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