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MLS and Liga MX Leagues Cup Final coming to Sam Boyd Stadium in September – VIDEO

MLS and Liga MX announced Thursday at a press conference at the Bellagio that their newly formed Leagues Cup, which pits four teams from each league in a tournament, will hold its final at Sam Boyd Stadium on Sept. 18. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

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