Found August 11, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
On Saturday, this time at the Edward Jones Dome, the city of St. Louis hosted its second friendly soccer match between high powered, well-known clubs from Europe. Real Madrid and Inter-Milan dazzled over 50,000 in attendance for a few hours, with Real Madrid coming away with a 3-0 victory. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was spectacular and fun and the atmosphere at the Edward Jones dome was electric, just like it was back in May when Manchester City and Chelsea played at Busch Stadium. But does that mean that MLS soccer will work in St. Louis? Not necessarily. Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch thinks soccer can work here and so does Joe Schwarz of stlcupofjoe.com, an official member of the StlSportsMinute.com Blog Network, but I am not going to simply assume MLS soccer would be successful in St. Louis because of these two events and here is why. The two events held in St. Louis were special events. They were special occasions, featuring a game that is different than ...
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