The UEFA Champions League winners will kick-start their pre-season as they will go head to head with the French giants PSG on Wednesday 27 July on 19:30 EDT in the United States and Europe leg of International Champions Cup. The match is scheduled at the power packed stadium of Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.
This will be the first pre season match for Real Madrid after their historic triumph over the arch rivals Atletico Madrid while PSG come into this match after thumping Italian Giants Inter Milan. Everybody will be hoping for an epic encounter and there is no doubt this match will definitely live up to the Expectations.
Real Madrid vs Paris Saint Germain TEAM NEWS
Real Madrid Team : Keylor Navas, Casillas, Rubén Yáñez, Álex Craninx and Luca, Varane, Danilo, Carvajal, Marcelo, Nacho, Lienhart, Tejero and Achraf, Casemiro, Isco, Kovacic, Llorente, Asensio, Odegaard, Enzo and Febas, Benzema, Jesé, Mayoral and Mariano.
Manager – Zinedine Zidane.
The Real Madrid Rooster for the tour looks a bit inexperienced as they management has given Priority to the youngsters to prove their worth. The wonder kid Odegaard can be given a chance to shine and the club will squad will definitely miss the absence of Ronaldo and Bale.
Paris Saint Germain Team : Serge Aurier, Alphonse Areola, Hatem Ben Arfa, Lorenzo Callegari, Edinson Cavani, David Luiz, Remy Descamps, Ange di Maria, Odsonne Edouard, Alec Georgen, Nanitamo Jonathan Ikone, Presnel Kimpembe, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Layvin Kurzawa, Lucas, Maxwell, Thomas Meunier, Christopher Nkunku, Javier Pastore, Adrein Rabiot, Benjamin Stambouli, Thiago Motta, Thiago Silva, Kevin Trapp and Marco Verratti.
Manager – Unai Emery.
The PSG squad is fully power packed and they also have an Experience of playing one match and hence they will be more prepared for the tie. The way they looked against Inter Milan clearly showed that they are a force to reckon with under their new manger.
Ronaldo and Bale absence
The one thing that Football fans will particularly miss is the absence of Ronaldo and Bale in the Squad as they both will not be participating in the tie due to injury and extended rest respectively.
The Real Madrid team though is quite young but have always had upper hand on the French Champions and that will give them a psychological advantage.
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