The Portland Timbers will host Independiente of Argentina in an international friendly on July 26 at Jeld-Wen Field.
Independiente, formed in 1905, has won 14 first division championships, as well as 16 international titles in its storied history -- including the 2010 Copa Sudamericana. The team is undefeated in its last six games, including a 1-1 draw with Boca Juniors.
Single-game tickets start at $8 and will be available for purchase, starting Tuesday, June 7, at 10 a.m., through the JELD-WEN Field box office and Ticketmaster locations. Season ticket holders will have an exclusive pre-sale period to purchase additional tickets, starting today at 12 noon until Monday, June 6 at 5 p.m.
The Portland Timbers are playing their inaugural season with Major League Soccer and are currently 5-4-2 in league play.