For a day, the Camden Yards complex in Baltimore was a soccer spectacular, and the purple seats of M&T Bank Stadium were replaced with a red and blue swirl of football fandom. Arsenal and Everton, the two clubs with the longest tenure in top-flight English soccer leagues, faced each other Saturday night in a friendly dubbed the Charm City Match, with Arsenal topping their Premier League rivals 2-0. The game mattered little — it was a preseason exhibition, after all — but for local soccer fans, hosting two storied sides was more than welcomed.
Arsenal and Everton supporters travel from near and far as nearly 40,000 attend match in Baltimore
July 18, 2022