HOUSTON - PNC Stadium will kick off the new year with a friendly between LigaMX’s Santos Laguna and the El Salvadorian Primera División’s Club Deportivo Águila on Sunday, January 2, at 4 p.m. CST, the Stadium and event promoter announced today.
Tickets for the match will start at $40 and will go on sale Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. CST. Tickets will be available online at SeatGeek.com as well as PNCStadium.com. Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash Season Ticket Members will have access to an exclusive presale opportunity before tickets go on sale to the general public.
Santos Laguna is visiting PNC Stadium for the first time since December 29, 2018, when they took on Club América in front of a sold-out crowd of 21,853. The friendly, which was the final in the Tour Águila 2018, finished in a 1-1 draw. This season, Santos finished fifth in the Liga BBVA MX table before falling to Tigres in the first round of the playoffs by an aggregate score of 2-2, with Tigres taking the victory with an away goal at Santos.
Águila is playing its second match in Houston and its first since the 2010 Dynamo Charities Cup at Robertson Stadium. The Dynamo proved victorious on that night, beating Águila by a final score of 4-0. Águila is one of the most historically successful clubs in El Salvador’s top division, having won 16 Primera División championships, one Copa Presidente and the 1976 CONCACAF Champions' Cup.