Barca to play Chivas in San Francisco

MADRID - Barcelona will play a friendly against Mexican club Chivas Guadalajara in San Francisco on August 8 as part of their pre-season programme, the Spanish and European champions said on Wednesday.

The match at Candlestick Park stadium will be the third in Barca's tour of the United States following games against LA Galaxy in Pasadena on August 1 and Seattle Sounders in Seattle on August 5, the club said on their website.

Barca are also due to play English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and African champions Al Ahly of Egypt in the Wembley Cup in London at the end of July.