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Game day in Glendale: Mexico vs Uruguay at State Farm Stadium

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Posted at 10:03 AM, Jun 02, 2022

GLENDALE, AZ — It’s gameday! Mexico will face off against Uruguay at State Farm Stadium tonight in Glendale!

Here are five things you need to know ahead of Thursday’s game.


Tickets are still available. Fans can purchase them at the Box Office [10 a.m.- 6 p.m.] or online.


Heads up West Valley! Drivers should expect busier than normal traffic this evening in Glendale.

Game day traffic for Mexico vs Uruguay soccer match in the West Valley.

“Heavier traffic can be expected on westbound Interstate 10 in Phoenix as well as Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) in Glendale,” ADOT announced.

Drivers can expect ramp closures along Loop 101 near the stadium before and after the game.


If you’re planning on driving and parking at the stadium, make sure to bring your credit or debit card - cash will not be accepted.

General event parking is $25 and VIP parking is $50. Click hereto purchase a parking spot prior to heading out to the game.


  • Carparks Open at 1:30 p.m.
  • Futbol Fiesta Opens at 2 p.m.
  • Doors Open at 5 p.m.
  • Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.
  • Keep this in mind: “Pre-game tailgating is allowed in Sportsman’s Park carparks and tailgating activities are only allowed beginning from when carparks open - at 1:30 p.m.,” per State Farm Stadium’s website.


  • The stadium recommends not bringing any bags with you.
  • Backpacks, diaper bags and purses are not permitted.
  • Under the NFL's "clear bag policy," fans will be allowed one 12” by x 6” x 12” that is clear and made of plastic, vinyl or PVC. A one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag is OK to use as well.
  • In addition, fans can bring in a small clutch or purse no bigger than 4.5" x 6.5".
  • More information on the clear bag policy can be found here.