(UPDATE 8/2/16) Hoping to be on hand as Bayern Munich takes on Real Madrid at MetLife Stadium Wednesday night? If so, expect to pay up if looking for tickets on the resale market.
As it stands now, Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid tickets on TicketIQ are averaging $365.09. That marks a 13.5% increase on average since July 21, when tickets owned a $321.74 average on the secondary market. If looking just to get in, the cheapest available ticket to the match is now listed from $161, up 24% from the $130 get-in price two weeks ago.
In the United States and European portion of the three-part tournament, which is also held in Australia and China, Paris Saint-Germain holds a comfortable lead atop the standings after collecting nine points in three wins against Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Leicester City. Juventus were crowned 2016 ICC Australian Champions after collecting four points over two games. No champion was crowned in China this year after a July 25 match between Manchester City and Manchester United was cancelled due to concerns over the playing surface.
Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, who respectively own four and three points in tournament play, will not catch PSG to claim the U.S. title this year. However, with a win against Celtic and two remaining matches left over the next four days, Barcelona is still very much in play to tie the French giants atop the standings.
2016 International Champions Cup Tickets Priciest for Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid in New Jersey
(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 7/21/16) The 2016 International Champions Cup will commence this weekend across four continents, setting the stage for the world's most renowned football clubs in the friendly pre-season tournament. The U.S. sets to welcome 10 matches in as many stadiums over the next two weeks, with Paris Saint-Germain aiming for a second consecutive title in the U.S. leg. Notable clubs like Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid will all take to the field, which has generated a big demand for
According to TicketIQ, the most expensive match will be held between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid at MetLife Stadium on August 3. Serving as the penultimate U.S.-based match of the tournament, tickets are currently averaging $321.74 on the resale market. If looking just to get in, the cheapest ticket now starts from $130. No other match during the entire U.S. tournament will offer a get-in price higher than $60.
No other match will come close to posting similar ticket prices as Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid at MetLife Stadium. The next most expensive match comes on July 27 at Soldier Field, when Bayern Munich takes on AC Milan. That match now owns a secondary market ticket average of $126.98, more than 60% cheaper on average than the Metlife Stadium match, and the get-in price is $48.
Conversely, the cheapest match will be the opening match between Internazionale and Paris Saint-Germain at Autzen Stadium in Oregon on July 24. Tickets to the match are averaging $47 and start from just $21. Other least expensive matches include PSG vs Leicester City at StubHub Center on July 30 ($90 avg./$47 get-in) and Internazionale vs Bayern Munich at Bank of America Stadium ($108.13 avg./$45 get-in).
Since its inaugural year in 2013, the International Champions Cup has been held in the U.S., Europe, China and Australia. It has housed three separate champions across all three legs, with Real Madrid owning the most championships at three (2013 U.S., 2015 Australia and China). China and Australia were added to the tournament's format in 2015.