Chelsea to face Manchester City in a 'glamour friendly' at Yankee Stadium

The west London club, winners of the Champions League last season, have prior experience of the Yankees' stadium after their 1-1 friendly draw against Paris Saint German at the Bronx venue in July 2012.

updated: April 08, 2013 21:59 IST
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London: Chelsea on Monday announced that they will play a glamour friendly against Premier League rivals Manchester City at New York's Yankee Stadium in May.

The Blues were already scheduled to fly to the United States to take on City at St Louis Cardinals' Busch Stadium home on May 23 but have now confirmed a second clash with Roberto Mancini's men on May 25.

The two meetings are pencilled in for the end of a gruelling season for Chelsea, who are on course to play 70 competitive matches this term if they advance to the Europa League and FA Cup finals.

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