USA vs Brazil Tickets Now Averaging 33% More Than USA vs Peru
September 1, 2015
The U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team will take part in two international friendlies this month that include match-ups with Peru this Friday on September 4 at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. and next Tuesday on September 8 against Brazil at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Also, the USMNT has a big match coming up on October 10 against Mexico in a Confederations Cup Playoff to determine which team will get the chance to compete in the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia. First, the USMNT will focus on the two friendlies coming up in the next week as head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added some veterans to the squad, such as Jonathan Spector, which now includes 24 players as the team continues to train in Washington in preparation for this Friday’s game at RFK Stadium.
According to TicketIQ, tickets for the USMNT friendly against Peru will be very affordable at an average price of $88.50 on the secondary market, with the cheapest ticket priced at $29. This Friday’s matchup against Peru marks the first meeting in 15 years with USMNT prevailing in that game 1-0 during the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage in Miami.
Following this Friday’s game against Peru, the USMNT will welcome Brazil on September 8 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Because of Brazil's popularity and their high ranking, tickets for this game next Tuesday will be 32.7% more expensive, with an average price of $117.41 on the secondary market, with the cheapest ticket priced at $35. It’s a good match for the USMNT as competition is welcomed for the squad with the massive CONCACAF Cup showdown with Mexico looming in October.
There’s plenty of motivation for the USMNT following a disappointing campaign in the Gold Cup this year after a shocking upset loss to Jamaica in the Semifinals. Mexico would go on to win the tournament which has set up this one game Confederations Cup Playoff.
The Confederations Cup Playoff between the United States and Mexico will be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. A lot is at stake in this game, as the winner will move on and play against the best national teams in the world to see how they stack up just a year before the World Cup, and of course there’s a big payday the federations get for participating.
USMNT vs Mexico Confederations Cup Playoff tickets have an average price of $583 on the secondary market, with a get in price of $260. A capacity crowd is expected, though Mexican fans could outnumber those there to support the USMNT.