What you should know if you are planning to attend Manchester United’s preseason match against Inter Milan on Tuesday evening at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. …
KICKOFF: 7 p.m. ET.
TRAFFIC: Big event on a weeknight? Heh.
PARKING: $40 on-site, $35 in advance.
PARKING LOTS OPEN: 4:30 p.m.
STADIUM GATES OPEN: 5:30 p.m.
METRO: Morgan Boulevard station on the Blue Line is nine-tenths of a mile from the stadium. Largo Town Center, also on Blue, is about a mile away. [Metro guide]
TICKET PRICES (including service fees): From $47.35 to $275. Judging by the Ticketmaster seating chart, most of the cheapest tickets (terrace obstructed view, upper level standing and upper standing deck) are gone. The most inexpensive seats in the lower bowl are behind the goals, starting at $75. Seats are available in most sections of the lower bowl.
TICKETS SOLD: No figures were made available Friday. United’s visit to the Rose Bowl on Wednesday for a 7-0 destruction of MLS’s Los Angeles Galaxy attracted 86,432. For the second stop, Saturday afternoon in Denver against Roma, organizers are anticipated about 40,000. After Washington, United will face Real Madrid on Aug. 2 before more than 100,000 spectators at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.
STADIUM RULES: What visitors are allowed and not allowed to bring into FedEx Field, plus other venue information.
TV: NBC Sports Network, ESPN Deportes.
TUESDAY WEATHER OUTLOOK: High of 79 degrees, light wind, no chance of rain.
CLUB TRAINING: Both sides will practice at FedEx Field on Monday. Inter is at 5 p.m.., Manchester United at 7. However, the sessions are closed to the general public. For workouts before and between matches around the country — Saturday vs. Real Madrid in Berkeley, Calif. , Aug. 2 vs. Roma in Philadelphia — Inter has set up camp at Catholic University in Washington.
MUFC HISTORY IN D.C.: The last time the Red Devils played in the Washington area was on a Saturday night in July 2011, a rematch of that year’s Champions League final with Barcelona. A crowd of 81,000+ saw United claim a 2-1 victory on Michael Owen’s go-ahead goal in the 74th minute.
MUFC ROSTER: Here is how Louis van Gaal’s squad lined up vs. the Galaxy …
David De Gea (Anders Lindegaard 46th); Phil Jones (Rafael 46th), Jonny Evans (Tyler Blackett 46th), Chris Smalling (Michael Keane 46th), Luke Shaw (Tom Cleverley 46th); Juan Mata (Nani 46th), Darren Fletcher, Antonio Valencia (Ashley Young 46th), Ander Herrera; Wayne Rooney (Reese James 46th), Danny Welbeck (Shinji Kagawa 46th).
Not used: Ben Amos, Sam Johnstone, Wilfried Zaha, Jesse Lingard, James Wilson, Will Keane.
Mexican forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez has joined the delegation.
Dutch forward Robin van Persie, Belgian winger Adnan Januzaj and Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini are on post-World Cup vacation.
Midfielder Michael Carrick (ankle surgery) is out.
INTER MILAN ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Tommaso Berni (Italy), Juan Pablo Carrizo (Argentina), Samir Handanovic (Slovenia).
Defenders: Marco Andreolli (Italy), Juan Jesus (Brazil), Ibrahima Mbaye (Senegal), Andrea Ranocchia (Italy), Matias Silvestre (Argentina), Nemanja Vidic (Serbia), Danilo D’Ambrosio(Italy), Dodo (Brazil).
Midfielders: Jonathan (Brazil), Saphir Taider (Algeria), Yuto Nagatomo (Japan), Fredy Guarin (Colombia), Mateo Kovacic (Croatia), Rene Krhin (Slovenia), Zdravko Kuzmanovic (Serbia), Diego Laxalt (Uruguay), Yann M’Vila (France), Joel Obi (Nigeria), Ezequiel Schelotto (Italy).
Forwards: Federico Bonazzoli (Italy), Ruben Botta (Argentina), Mauro Icardi (Argentina), George Puscas (Romania).
Argentine forward Rodrigo Palacio, Argentine defender Hugo Campagnaro, Argentine midfielder Ricardo Alvarez and Brazilian midfielder Hernanes are on post-World Cup vacation.