On July 22 in New York, FC Barcelona will take on Juventus for the first time in 14 years on American soil. The match is part of the International Champions Cup and the first pre-season match for the Blaugrana. In Boston during 2003, Barça won a penalty shoot-out (6-5) after the game finished in a 2-2 draw. Javier Saviola hit a first-half double with Di Vaio and Miccoli replying for the Italians.
It was a friendly notable for Andrés Iniesta’s substitute appearance, replacing Xavi Hernández. Barça B coach, Gerard López, also featured.Gianluigi Buffon kept goal for a team that included Zambrotta and Davids, two players who would later wear Barça's shirt.