MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers and Miller Park will host popular Mexican soccer club C.D. Guadalajara, affectionately known throughout the world as Chivas, and Swansea City A.F.C of the English Premier League tomorrow evening. This will mark the first-ever professional soccer match at Miller Park. Presented by Miller Lite, the event is part of the Chivas' annual U.S. Tour, which includes four matches against some of the best teams from top soccer nations - Brazil, England, Germany and Mexico.
The roster for Chivas includes Mexican national team defender Carlos Salcido, who recently participated in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. A complete roster for both teams is included below:
GOALKEEPERS: Antonio Rodríguez, Luis Ernesto Michel
DEFENDERS: Kristián Álvarez, Omar Esparza, Jair Pereira, Gerardo Rodríguez, Carlos Salcido, Nestor Vidrio
MIDFIELDERS: Patricio Araujo, Fernando Arce, Israel Castro, Jorge Enríquez, Giovani Hernández, Sergio Nápoles, Ángel Reyna, Jesús Sánchez, Edgar Solís, David Toledo
FORWARDS: Omar Bravo, Aldo de Nigris, Carlos Fierro, Alberto García
HEAD COACH: Carlos Bustos
SWANSEA CITY ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS: David Cornell, Lukasz Fabianski, Gerhard Tremmel
DEFENDERS: Jordi Amat, Kyle Bartley, Ben Davies, Chico Flores, Stephen Kingsley, Angel Rangel, Jazz Richards, Neil Taylor, Dwight Tiendalli, Ashley Williams - Defender (captain)
MIDFIELDERS: Leon Britton, Nathan Dyer, Jay Fulton , Adam King , Wayne Routledge, Josh Sheehan, Jonjo Shelvey
FORWARDS: Alex Bray, Rory Donnelly, Marvin Emnes, Bafetimbi Gomis
HEAD COACH: Garry Monk
In preparation for tomorrow's soccer match, Chivas will practice at Miller Park tonight at 6 p.m. The practice is open to the public. Parking is available in Brewers Lot 2 near Friday's Front Row. Tonight's practice and parking are both free of charge.
For Wednesday's match day, parking lots will open at 4:30 p.m. and the Miller Park gates will open at 6:30 p.m. Futbol Fiesta, a free interactive fan zone, will take place on Miller Park's Plaza along the third-base side of the stadium from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. The match will start at 8 p.m.
Tickets are selling fast, but are still available. Prices range from $25 - $70 and parking is $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the match (note: parking is not available for purchase online or via phone within seven days of the event). Tickets are available online at Brewers.com/soccer, in person at the Miller Park Box Office, and by phone at (414) 902-4000. A seating diagram is also available at Brewers.com/soccer. The pitch will be laid out in an east-west orientation with one goal in left field and the other goal near first base.