SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The National Football League’s international game schedule for the 2022 season will include a San Francisco 49ers game against the Arizona Cardinals on Monday night at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, the city said. league Tuesday.
The game is scheduled for Nov. 21 and will be treated as a home game for the Cardinals; one of five NFL games played overseas in 2022. It will also be the NFL’s first game in Mexico since 2019.
While the league won’t release the full 2022 schedule until May, it has released the five-game international schedule, which also includes the first-ever regular season game in Germany on Nov. 13 between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Seattle. Seahawks.
Three other games will be played in London: Minnesota Vikings against New Orleans Saints on October 2, New York Giants against Green Bay Packers on October 9 and Denver Broncos against Jacksonville Jaguars on October 30.
The 49ers-Cardinals game is a rematch of the league’s first-ever regular season international game in 2005 between the two teams, which was also played at the Estadio Azteca. The game drew the highest attendance in the NFL at the time with 103,467 spectators.
The 49ers played two more regular season games on the road; both at Wembley Stadium in London in 2010 and 2013.