Previous
Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain
1
3
FT
Game Details
Bayern Munich
AC Milan
(3) 3
(5) 3
FT-Pens
Game Details
Chelsea
Liverpool
1
0
LIVE 20'
Game Details
FC Astana
Celtic
1
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Fenerbahce
AS Monaco
2
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Swindon Town
Swansea City
0
3
FT
Game Details
Ottawa Fury FC
Carolina RailHawks
2
0
FT
Game Details
FC Edmonton
New York Cosmos
2
1
FT
Game Details
Rayo OKC
Tampa Bay Rowdies
1
0
FT
Game Details
Atl├ętico Nacional
Independiente del Valle
1
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details
Next

Russia plan squad purge for World Cup

Russia
Read

FIFA begins to issue 2nd wave of tickets

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Less than 10 percent of ticket requests will be filled in FIFA's second phase of allocations for the World Cup.

FIFA received 3.5 million ticket requests in the second phase and said Thursday that 80 percent of the requests were from Brazilians.

About 220,000 tickets will be awarded in an electronic draw next month. Successful applicants are to be notified by March 11.

"Naturally, this level of demand can cause some disappointment, dissatisfaction and incomprehension among football supporters," said Thierry Weil, the FIFA official in charge of ticketing.

FIFA said it was postponing the next sale phase period by two weeks. It will begin on March 12, and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. FIFA said applicants who win in the lottery must have funds in their bank accounts.

"If it is not possible to collect the payment, the request will be cancelled and the reserved tickets will be allocated to other fans who applied for tickets," FIFA said in a statement.

The World Cup opens June 12 in Sao Paulo and closes July 13 in Rio de Janeiro.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.