United confirm Mainz friendly
Written by Tom Easterby
Newcastle United will face Bundesliga side 1. FSV Mainz 05 in a pre-season fixture next month, it has been confirmed.
Rafa Benitez’s side will travel to Germany to take on Mainz on Saturday, 29th July, with the game kicking off at 4pm local time (CEST).
It will take place at the 34,000-capacity Opel Arena, home of Sandro Schwarz’s side, and will be the first of two pre-season trips to Germany for the Magpies, who will also play VfL Wolfsburg away from home on Wednesday, 2nd August.
Ticket details will be announced in due course.