LA Galaxy and Real Madrid FC meet again

CARSON (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid will play U.S. Major League soccer powers Los Angeles Galaxy in a friendly preseason game on Thursday night and fans are looking forward to seeing an entertaining match.

Kickoff is set for 10:30 ET. and fans can see the game broadcast live on ESPN2, in Spanish on ESPN Deportes, as well as live online streaming at ESPN3.com.

The friendly tonight at The Home Depot Center will see Real Madrid facing LA Galaxy for the third year running, with super stars Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Karim Benzema and Angel Di Maria expected to play for the Spanish champions under head coach Jose Mourinho.

David Beckham and Robbie Keane are two of the stars down to face Madrid for Galaxy.

Previous Meetings – From Real Madrid FC

2005: LA Galaxy 0-2 Real Madrid

The first clash between the two teams took place on 19th July 2005, as part of the Real Madrid World Tour. With Beckham, Zidane and Figo in white, Real Madrid easily won thanks to Owen and Soldado’s goals.

LINEUP:
0- L. A. Galaxy: Hartman; Dunivant, Allbright (Roberts, min. 72), Marshall, Themelu, Vagenas (Grabavoy, min. 79), Jones (Naldo, min 55.), Ramírez (Gordon, min. 88), Nagamura, Kirovski (Enfield, min. 82) and Gómez.

2- Real Madrid: Casillas (Diego López, min. 81); Salgado (Diogo, min. 72), Helguera, Pavón, Roberto Carlos (Bravo, min.67), Beckham (Figo, min. 60), Gravesen, Guti (De la Red, min. 77), Zidane (Pablo García, min. 60), Raúl (Soldado, min. 69) and Owen (Soldado, min. 77).

Goals:
0-1 (5′): Owen.
0-2 (74′): Soldado.

2010: L. A. Galaxy 2-3 Real Madrid
On the 8th August 2010 Real Madrid played, for the second time in their history, against the Californian team, the first with Mourinho on the bench. The Whites let two goals in during the first half, but in the second turned things around thanks to two goals from Gonzalo Higuaín and another from Pedro León.

LINEUP:

2- L. A. Galaxy: Ricketts (Perk, min. 46); Berhalter (Leonardo min. 63), Franklin (DeLaGarza, min. 63), González (Jordan, min. 76), Dunivant (Lewis, min. 70); Juninho (Klein, min. 63), Stephens (Cazumba, min. 70), Birchall, Donovan (Kirovski, min. 63); Mathis (Bowen, min. 25) and Buddle (Magee, min. 46).

3- Real Madrid: Dudek (Casillas, min. 46); Ramos (Arbeloa, min. 46), Albiol (Pepe, min. 46), Garay, Drenthe (Marcelo, min. 46); Lass (Xabi Alonso, min. 46), Diarra (Gago, min. 46), Di María (Cristiano Ronaldo, min. 46), Granero (Pedro León, min. 46) (Morata, min. 88); Van der Vaart (Canales, min. 46) (Alex, min. 90) and Benzema (Higuaín, min. 46).

Goals:
10 (40′): Dunivant.
20 (45′): Donovan.
2-1 (52′): Higuaín.
2-2 (62′): Higuaín.
2-3 (71′): Pedro León.

2011: L. A. Galaxy 1-4 Real Madrid
The last game between the two teams took place last summer, during the first match of the American tour. Callejón, Joselu, Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema were responsible for scoring the Whites’ goals in the final victory of 1-4.

LINEUP:

1- L. A. Galaxy: Saunders (Perk, min. 46); De la Garza, Franklin, (Jordan, min. 46), Berhalter (Thomas, min. 78), Dunivant (Davies, min. 68); Birchall, Beckham, (Kirovski, min. 62), Juninho (Dan Keat, min. 71), Miguel López (Cardozo, min. 71); Donovan (Hector Jimenez, min. 46) and Ángel (Cristman, min.46; Barrett, min. 78).

4- Real Madrid: Casillas (Adán, min. 46), Ramos (Arbeloa, min.46), Pepe (Albiol, min. 46), Carvalho (Varane, min. 46), Marcelo (Nacho, min.46); Granero (Alonso, min. 46), Khedira (Cristiano Ronaldo, min. 46), Coentrão (Casado, min.75), Kaká (Özil, min. 46), Callejón (Jesé, min. 64) and Joselu (Benzema, min. 46).

Goals:
0-1 (31′): Callejón.
0-2 (40′): Joselu.
0-3 (53′): Cristiano Ronaldo.
0-4 (58′): Benzema.
1-4 (67′): Adam Cristman.

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  1. Khenni Rahmon August 3, 2012

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