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The Copa America is coming to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Find out everything you need to know here.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The Copa America comes to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey next week.

The 82,500-seat stadium in East Rutherford will host three games, including a visit from Lionel Messi and Argentina.

Schedule of Copa America matches at MetLife Stadium

The following games will be played at MetLife Stadium:

  • Tuesday, June 25th at 9pm: Chile vs. Argentina (Group A)
  • Thursday, June 27 at 9 p.m.: Uruguay vs. Bolivia (Group C)
  • Tuesday, July 9, 8 p.m.: Semi-final match between the teams to be determined from Groups A and B

Argentina and Uruguay are tied with 15 Copa titles each, followed by Brazil with nine.

How to get tickets for Copa America matches at MetLife Stadium

Tickets for all three games are still available through Ticketmaster. Links to purchase tickets can be found on the Copa America website and the MetLife Stadium website.

What you should know when going to a Copa America game at MetLife Stadium

For the games on June 25 and 27, the stadium gates will open at 7 p.m.

The box office and ticket counter are located in a trailer in front of the MetLife Gate. The ticket trailer opens at 4 p.m.

All guests over 86 cm tall require their own ticket.

MetLife Stadium's bag policy allows fully clear plastic bags of any type measuring 12″ x 6″ x 12″ or smaller, and non-clear handbags, bags and purses measuring less than 4.5″ x 6.5″. For more guidance on permitted and prohibited items, click here.

Guests must pass through metal detectors at the stadium gates.

Anyone who leaves the stadium is not allowed to re-enter.

MetLife Stadium does not accept cash.

Further information regarding the July 9th game will be announced shortly before the game.

How to get to MetLife Stadium for Copa America matches

On June 25 and 27, the NJ Transit train will run from Secaucus Junction to MetLife Stadium via the Meadowlands Line from 6:31 p.m. to 9:55 p.m.

After the game, service will continue from MetLife Stadium to Secaucus Junction, with trains continuing to run past 1 a.m. if needed.

Click here to view the train timetable.

Coach USA will also provide bus service for both games. Buses will run from the New York City Port Authority on 41st Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues directly to MetLife Stadium from 5:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Buses from the stadium back to the Port Authority will run for one hour after the game ends.

Round-trip tickets cost $14 and can be purchased here.

Parking at MetLife Stadium for Copa America matches

MetLife Stadium officials strongly encourage ticket holders to use public transportation to get to the stadium, especially for the Chile-Argentina game on June 25. Due to reconstruction at the State Fair Meadowlands, some parking spaces will be unavailable on game day.

MetLife Stadium Parking Map

MetLife Stadium


On 25 and 27 June the parking lots will open at 4 p.m.

The fee is $40 for standard size vehicles and $160 for buses, RVs and oversized vehicles. Credit cards and cash are accepted at the entrance lots and the fee is payable upon entry.

Tailgating is permitted. Stadium rules and policies for tailgaters can be found on the stadium website.

Drivers dropping off ticket holders can do so on the street between parking lots D and E. The designated pickup and drop-off location for Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare services is parking lot E.

How to watch Copa America matches

Six games will be televised by Fox, including the finale on July 14. 22 games will be broadcast on FS1 and four on FS2.

Copa America previews FIFA World Cup final

MetLife Stadium staff will host the Copa America semifinals as a preview of the FIFA World Cup final on 19 July 2026The stadium has a camera system developed by Arecont Vision and managed by Genetec Security Center that was installed before the 2014 Super Bowl. This summer, a new system from Axis Communications with 80 41-megapixel 8K cameras will be installed in the seating area.

“We can see every seat at all times. I think that serves as a good deterrent,” said Daniel DeLorenzi, vice president of security services. “We have three drone detection systems. … Not only can we track the drone, but more importantly, we can track where the operator is.”

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