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Club America wins opener in shootout
July 20th, 2009 7AM

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[WORLD FOOTBALL CHALLENGE] Club America beat Inter Milan in a shootout after their game finished 1-1 in the opening of the World Football Challenge. The game drew a pro-Club America crowd of 31,026 fans.

Club America took a 1-0 lead in the 51st minute on a goal by midfielder Juan Carlos Silva, and Ivan Ramiro Cordoba replied for Inter nine minutes later.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, rumored to be headed for Barcelona, came on in the second half for Inter.

Players on both teams were seemingly unaware that the World Football Challenge would feature penalty kicks. They started exchanging jerseys at the end of the game.

SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, July 21 in Pasadena, Calif.
Chelsea vs. Inter Milan
11 p.m. (ESPN2, ESPN360.com, ESPN Deportes)

Wednesday, July 22 in Atlanta
AC Milan vs. Club America
7 p.m. ET (ESPN2, ESPN360.com, ESPN Deportes)

Friday, July 24 in Baltimore
AC Milan vs. Chelsea FC
8 p.m. ET (ESPN, ESPN360.com, ESPN Deportes)

Sunday, July 26 in Foxboro, Mass.
AC Milan vs. Inter Milan
5 p.m. ET (ESPN2, ESPN360.com, ESPN Deportes)

Sunday, July 26 in Arlington, Texas
Chelsea vs. Club America
7 p.m. ET (ESPN2, ESPN360.com, ESPN Deportes)

 



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