he Club of America They ended the year 2023 in the best way after winning the Mexican League title, in addition to defeating… Barcelona In a friendly duel last Thursday, December 21, but unfortunately, the match between Aguilas and the Spanish team represented a loss of one million dollars.
The Azulcremas team was crowned champion of the tournament Opening 2023 Mexican football by defeating Tigres in the final match held at Azteca Stadium; Four days later, they traveled to Dallas, Texas, to play a friendly match against Barcelona, which ended with a 3-2 victory.
This victory helped Coapa celebrate their 14th star in Liga Mx in a better way, although everything was not good news for them, as the match against Culés was not the best and even the fans did not have a date. It was conducted at the place where the meeting took place.
According to the journalist's information David MedranoThe friendly match between Club America and Barcelona was not a win for the organizers, but it was a win for the Spaniards. This is according to what was stated in his column on Saturday, December 23, in the newspaper registerthe company responsible for this event hopes that Cotton potWith a capacity of 92 thousand people, no less than 80 thousand spectators attended.
However, they just met 30 thousand fansWhich did not cover all the expenses represented by the match, including the travel of the teams, the rent of the stadium, and the 5 million euros that were paid to Barcelona in exchange for agreeing to make the quick trip after playing against Almeria one day. before.
Moreover, it was shared the match It would benefit those in Acapulco affected by Hurricane Otis, which also added to the bill organizers had to cover. The property in Dallas, Texas only managed to sell 30% of the tickets, but during the day of the game there was a promotion so more people would buy, which ultimately reduced the initial cost.
The reason behind the party America vs Barcelona The failure was due to the tight schedule of both clubs, especially for the Spaniards, who had only 26 hours of rest after their last match of the year in La Liga, and from which they should have come away with more games. Substitutes and not with their stellar roster, coupled with the fact that their winter break will begin.
For its part, America came out with a number of its key players, although the level of performance appeared low after the fatigue they suffered in the final match and the journey they had to make, which created low expectations among the fans. The final factor was the weather, because the Cotton Bowl is an open arena, and conditions in the area were not the best for a full stadium.
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