Washington Post Summary – Spirit will host Arsenal in August friendly at Audi Field

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Key Facts

1. The Washington Spirit will play a friendly against Arsenal on August 18.
2. Arsenal will also face Chelsea in a friendly at Audi Field on August 25.
3. The Spirit has never faced a Women’s Super League team and it is Arsenal’s first game in the US since a friendly at the Seattle Reign in 2016.

Article Summary

The Washington Spirit is set to play a friendly against Arsenal on August 18, marking the first time the team has faced a Women’s Super League team. Arsenal will also face Chelsea in a friendly on August 25, both games being staged at Audi Field. The games mark Arsenal’s first time playing in the United States since a friendly at Seattle Reign back in 2016. Tickets for the matches will go on sale to the general public on June 20, with Spirit season ticket holders having access to a presale from June 18. Notably, the matches are scheduled after the NWSL’s break for the Paris Olympics, scheduled from July 15 to August 18, during which the Spirit will play three matches as part of the NWSL x Liga MX Femenil Summer Cup.

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