Union to host Valencia in summer

BY foxsports • March 18, 2010

Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union's will host Valencia of Spain's La Liga in an exhibition at PPL Park this summer.

The expansion team announced the game Wednesday, saying the date had not been finalized.

Valencia is in third place with 13 wins, five losses and eight ties, 18 points behind Real Madrid and Barcelona. Its roster includes David Villa, David Silva and Juan Manuel Mata.

Barring a strike, the Union open the MLS season March 25 at Seattle and play their home opener April 10 against D.C. United at Lincoln Financial Field.

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