The 2021 MexTour is headed to the Queen City. The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) today announced that the Mexican National Team will battle South American side Ecuador on Wednesday, October 27, at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium – presented by Allstate. This match, the fifth of the 2021 MexTour, is being staged in partnership with Major League Soccer expansion side Charlotte FC and its parent company, Tepper Sports and Entertainment.
Tickets for the Charlotte match will go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 23 at 10 a.m. local time by visiting www.MexTour.org. Fans in attendance will be required to adhere to all MexTour, stadium and local health guidelines. MexTour fans can book their hotel accommodations to the match through the official MexTour hotel link.
Fans are encouraged to pre-register for future ticket information – and the opportunity to have first access to purchase limited ticket inventory – by visiting www.MexTour.org, the ultimate fan destination page with the latest information related to the tour, including the full schedule, on-sale dates, gameday guide and activities, public health and safety FAQ’s, events, and more. Also, fans can visit the official Mexican National Team U.S. e-store, ShopMNT.com, featuring the latest team gear, including jerseys, official team merchandise and more. Information regarding ticket sales will be available closer to the events.
Bank of America Stadium, which is undergoing renovations that will transform Charlotte FC’s home into an elite venue for Major League Soccer, has welcomed the Mexican National Team on several occasions. The last MexTour match was in 2010 against Iceland in front of 63,227 fans. Mexico played twice at the venue as part of the Concacaf Gold Cup, last time being June 23, 2019, in a 3-2 win over Martinique in a group stage match.
Ecuador, one of South America’s classic squads, recently reached the quarterfinals of the 2021 CONMEBOL Copa America. Mexico and Ecuador have faced each other 24 times, with Mexico winning 16, drawing five and losing three. In those games, Mexico has outscored Ecuador 42-23. The two teams last met on September 6, 2019, in a MexTour match at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium won by Mexico 3-2.
As part of the annual Mexican National Team tour, Mexico has played four matches thus far in 2021, averaging nearly 50,000 fans across Dallas, Atlanta, Nashville, and Los Angeles.