The match will take place as part of the Soccer Champions Tour series, Arsenal clash against Barca being hosted at SoFi Stadium, home of the LA Rams.
This announcement marks Arsenal’s third and final pre-season fixture in the United States this summer, and follows clash with Manchester United in New Jersey on Saturday, July 22, and match against the MLS All-Stars in Washington DC on Wednesday, July 19.
Sporting Director Edu said, “Our match against Barcelona in Los Angeles is another great opportunity for Mikel and our men’s first-team squad to prepare for the exciting new season. We’re very proud to be playing at the fantastic SoFi Stadium, the home of the LA Rams, in what will be such a special occasion for everyone at our club.”
“This is another high-quality match in our visit to the United States in July and we’re so looking forward to meeting our many supporters in Los Angeles,” he added.
The Soccer Champions Tour is a new marquee soccer exhibition series which will take place between Saturday, July 22 and Wednesday, August 2. The series features six of the world’s most iconic football clubs competing in nine top-tier matches over 12 days in venues across the United States.
Arsenal are featuring alongside Barcelona, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Juventus and Manchester United. As well as Los Angeles, other host cities include New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Orlando and Baltimore.