FC Cincinnati says it may sell out for Saturday's friendly with Crystal Palace

Club advises fans to buy tickets ASAP
Posted at 12:47 PM, Jul 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-15 11:28:35-04

CINCINNATI – FC Cincinnati says it has sold more than 30,000 tickets for Saturday's international friendly at Nippert Stadium and may sell out.

"With 30k already gone, there's no guarantee of walk up tickets Saturday!" the club tweeted Thursday.

It advised fans to buy tickets online.



FC Cincinnati is hosting English Premier League club Crystal Palace at 7 p.m. Gates open at 5:30.

Earlier this week, FC Cincinnati general manager/president Jeff Berding said the club was aiming for 35,000 fans in the nearly 45,000-seat Nippert Stadium.

It's guaranteed to be a record crowd for FC Cincinnati, which holds the United Soccer League single-game attendance record at 23,375. The Crystal Palace Eagles play in a 26,000-seat stadium that fills to near capacity on a regular basis.