Xolo Pass

Xolos and America will play in the San Diego Clasico

The game will be played on July 6th in Petco Park

Xolos and America will play in the San Diego ClasicoJoe Corona exchanged jerseys with first base Yonder Alonso. Photo: Xolos.
Joe Corona exchanged jerseys with first base Yonder Alonso. Photo: Xolos.

Text Size

SAN DIEGO, CA.- Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente and Club America Aguilas will be playing in a new edition of the San Diego Clasico in Petco Park on Saturday July 6th.

The information was given out during a press conference made at the home plate of the Petco Park, where San Diego Padres' players and Xolos' players were present to talk about the match.

From Padres, Yonder Alonso, Everth Cabrera and Jesus Guzman were present, together with bench Coach Rick Renteria, Vice president Tyler Epp, and Eduardo Ortega, the official voice of the San Diego Padres in the Major League Baseball.

From Club Tijuana Joe Corona and Greg Garza talked in English to the Media, while Fernando Arce did it in Spanish.

The game will be a rematch of the 1-1 draw from the last San Diego Clasico which was celebrated last year at Qualcomm Stadium.

About the San Diego Clasico

The San Diego Clasico was played for the first time in July 2008, when Club America played against Cruz Azul in Qualcomm Stadium, to come back to the city in 2010 when America took on the Portsmouth from England.

After these 2 matches, the San Diego Clasico would move to the Torero Stadium in the University of San Diego (USD); this is were Xolos would participate for the first time beating the Los Angeles Galaxy lead by English superstar David Beckham. The next one would see the border squad beat Chivas USA.

The last edition of the Clasico was played between Xolos and America and ended up in a draw.

manuel.medina@sandiegored.com

More English News

More English News

SanDiegoRed en facebook