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Report: Benfica could replace FC Porto in International Champions Cup

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The Portuguese champions are mulling an invitation to participate in the International Champions Cup according to a report.

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The New York Red Bulls are scheduled to play FC Porto on July 26 at Red Bull Arena. That may change.

A report from Portuguese daily sports newspaper Record says that Portuguese champions S.L. Benfica have been invited to replace FC Porto in the International Champions Cup.

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS ARE CONSIDERING ACCEPTING THE INVITATION SURPRISE TO THE LARGEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS SUMMER COMPETITION

Benfica won its record 34th Portuguese title this season, despite failing to advance out of the group stage of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League.

The New York Red Bulls are currently leading the "largest and most prestigious summer competition." Tickets for the match in question are included in season ticket packages.

(h/t @NYCNJGuy)