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FC Barcelona return to Dallas on 21 December to face Mexican side Club América in a friendly for what will the blaugranes fifth game in the Texan city. In four matches so far their record reads two wins, a draw and a defeat in the eighth biggest city in the USA.
The first visit for Barça to the city that is home to the NFL's 'Cowboys' came against Mexicans Club América. In the summer of 2011, almost 61,000 fans in the AT&T stadium to see Pep Guardiola's team, fresh from winning the Champions League, defeat Club América 2-0 thanks to goals from David Villa and late strike from Malian midfielder Seydou Keita.
At the same venue some seven years later, in the summer of 2018, Barça suffered their only defeat up to now in Dallas. The opponents that day for a blaugrana side then coached by Ernesto Valverde were Italian club AS Roma. The contest started well for Barça with Rafinha putting them ahead early on, however, the Serie A side were back on level terms quickly thanks to a strike from El Shaarawy. Malcom put Barça 2-1 up but after Florenzi's equaliser, Roma took a 4-2 win thanks to later goals from Cristante and Perotti.
The Covid-19 pandemic prevented trip to US soil in 2020 and 2021 but in 2022 FC Barcelona returned to Texas. The venue, this time, was the Cotton Bowl but the opponents were Italian once again in the shape of European giants Juventus. Xavi Hernández's team took a 2-2 from the game thanks to a brace from Ousmane Dembélé after Moise Kean had scored twice also for la Vecchia Signora.
The most recent game in Dallas came in the summer of 2023 in the AT&T stadium with the third Clásico against Real Madrid on US soil. Fermín López burst on to the scene with tremendous goal to help Barça to a 3-0 victory, the other strikes coming from Dembélé, his final goal for the Club, and Ferran Torres.