but friendly ends 2-2
Real Madrid vs. Club America final score 1H 2H Final Real Madrid 1 1 2 Club America 1 1 2
Goals: AME — Henry Martin (Miguel Layun) — 5th min. RMA — Karim Benzema (Marco Asensio) — 22nd min. RMA — Eden Hazard (penalty) — 55th min. AME — Alvaro Fidalgo (penalty) — 82nd min.
Real Madrid lineup:Real Madrid 1st Half (4-3-3, right to left): Lunin (GK) — Vazquez, Rudiger, Nacho, Mendy — Modric, Casemiro, Kroos — Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius Jr.
Real Madrid 2nd Half (4-3-3, right to left): Lunin (GK) — Vazquez (Vinicius Tobias), Militao, Rudiger (Vallejo), Alaba — Ceballos, Tchouameni, Camavinga — Valverde, Hazard, Rodrygo
Club America lineup: Club America 1st Half (4-2-3-1, right to left): Ochoa (Jimenez) (GK) — J. Sanchez, Lara, Caceres, Reyes — Dos Santos, Aquino — Layun, Vinas, Zendejas — Martin
Club America 60th Min. (4-2-3-1, right to left): Jimenez (GK) — Layun, Lara, Valdez, Reyes — R. Sanchez, Fidalgo — Damm, Valdes, Cabecita Rodriguez — R. Martinez
Real Madrid vs. Club America live updates, highlights from preseason:- Final: Real Madrid 2, Club America 2
91st min.: David Alaba had the winner on his foot, but Club America 'keeper Oscar Jimenez makes a sensational save on the last kick of the match.
82nd min.: Goal Club America! Fidalgo places the ball inside the post and it's the equalizer on the penalty.
Karim Benzema scored a world-class goal in his first preseason match,
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but Club America held defending European and Spanish champions Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw in a friendly tuneup match at Oracle Park in San Francisco.
Club America claimed an early lead which was a just reward for a fiery start by the Mexican side,
but Benzema equalized with a perfectly placed low curler after a quick combination with a teammate.
The Frenchman played the entire first half and was replaced by Eden Hazard at the break.
In addition to Hazard, Real Madrid virtually introduced a new lineup for the second half
which saw the two teams exchange penalty kicks for the final 2-2 scoreline.
First, it was Hazard who converted for Real Madrid from the spot after teammate and right back Lucas Vazquez went down in the box on a challenge.
Real Madrid had a flurry of opportunities in the final 15 minutes of the match,
but Club America goalkeeper Oscar Jimenez was up to the task,
including denying David Alaba a big chance with the final kick of the match. Jimenez's outstretched save preserved the 2-2 draw.
Real Madrid will be taking on Juventus for one more preseason friendly in the USA before focusing on the first piece of
silverware that will be up for grabs when they face Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup