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RGV FC Toros Set to Host Liga MX Champions Santos Laguna

By Toros Communications, 05/31/18, 11:30AM CDT


The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros will host the LIGA MX Champions Club Santos Laguna on Wednesday, July 11 in a friendly exhibition. The match kicks off at 8p.m. here at H-E-B Park.  The match will be the third international friendly for the RGV FC Toros after facing Club de Futbol Monterrey and Club Motagua in the past.

Tickets for the match will go on sale online on May 31,2018. To purchase tickets, fans can visit or visit the box office of H-E-B Park, which is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CDT).

“Its an honor to be able to host the Liga MX Champions here at H-E-B Park and against our very own Rio Grande Valley FC Toros,” said RGV FC Toros President Bert Garcia.” We have always been committed to bringing world class soccer to the Rio Grande Valley.”

Rio Grande Valley FC Toros inaugurated H-E-B Park against Club de Futbol Monterrey on March 22, 2017. Since then, H-E-B Park has been host to numerous international teams including Club Tijuana, Tigres UANL, Tiburones Rojos de la Veracruz, Club Motagua, and Club Deportivo Guadalajara.

“It is going to be a fantastic game,” mentioned Gerson Echeverry, head coach for the RGV FC Toros. “The match will be a great opportunity for our players, and it is a great opportunity for our fans to enjoy a great game.”

 Club Santos Laguna returns to H-E-B Park for a second time. Recently, Santos was crowned champions of the Liga MX after defeating Deportivo Toluca FC. Santos has lifted the Mexican league championship six times, Copa MX once,  Campeón de Campeones once and the Interliga once. Santos’s roster includes Julio Furch, Néstor Araujo, Djaniny, and Carlos Izquierdoz.

The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros are currently preparing for their road trip to Utah. The Toros take on Real Monarchs SLC on Monday, June 4th.