Thursday, July 28, 2016
U23 @SLBenfica and @FCPorto in the 3rd Premier League International Cup
Benfica and FC Porto are the only portuguese teams represented in a tournament that brings together 12 English teams and 12 European. The draw for the group stage put the SLBenfica club in Group A with Derby County, Sunderland and PSV. Worst luck had the 'dragons' that will face Liverpool, Leicester and Wolfsburg.
The Premier League International Cup takes place between August and December and will bring together the training sub-23 of 24 academies across Europe.
2014-15 Manchester City the winners
2015/16 Vilareal [Spain ] the winner
Clubs entering this season’s Premier League International Cup:
Premier League 12 clubs: Aston Villa, Chelsea, Derby County, Everton, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester United, Middlesbrough, Norwich City, Reading, Sunderland, Swansea City.
Invited international clubs: Athletic Club, Benfica, Celtic, Dinamo Zagreb, Feyenoord, Hertha Berlin, Porto, PSV Eindhoven, Sparta Prague, Valencia, Villarreal, Wolfsburg.