Berlin – At the end of May, Hertha BSC will travel to America for a post-season tour. Pál Dárdai’s men will face Minnesota United FC on May 22nd (19:00 local time) in a friendly. Their second opponents have now been announced: The Blue-Whites will take on USL League One team Madison FC on Friday, 24th May. The game has been organised by the agency MatchIQ. Kick-off at Breese Stevens Field is 19:00 local time/02:00 CEST (25/05). Sporting director Michael Preetz commented: “We are excited to come to the capital of Wisconsin and meet with Forward Madison FC for a friendly. Coming to Madison is another highlight on our US Tour and we are really looking forward to it.”
Madison is capital of the U.S state of Wisconsin and is close to Milwaukee and Chicago. It has a population of around 650,000. The club nicknamed the Flamingos were only founded last year.