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Chelsea and City to meet in USA friendly

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Chelsea and Manchester City will play an exhibition game on May 23 at Busch Stadium in St Louis, according to the stadium's usual residents, the St Louis Cardinals.

It will be the first professional sporting event other than baseball to be held in the ballpark, which opened in 2006.

Cardinals president Bill DeWitt III said on Friday the Cardinals "look forward to showcasing the versatility" of their park in a game with "some of the best soccer players in the world."

Manchester City also played in North America two years ago, before going on to win the Premier League in 2012. Chelsea won the Champions League last year.

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