NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid will play AC Milan in a preseason warm-up clash at Yankee Stadium, here in New York on Wednesday night.
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The match will be part of the World Football Challenge and both set of players are excited about playing in front of the American supporters.
Both sides are going through their final steps in preparation for their respective season, with Real Madrid looking to defend their La Liga title this year and AC Milan hoping to win back the Serie A crown after missing out last season.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema are set to test the Milan backline tonight, while Kaka and Mesut Ozil are also set to play parts in the game.
Milan are continuing to move forward without influential players Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who were both sold to PSG this summer.
REAL MADRID ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS: Iker Casillas, Antonio Adán, Jesus Fernandez Collado
DEFENDERS: Raul Albiol, Alvaro Arbeola, Fabio Coentrão, Jose Nacho Fernández, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane
MIDFIELDERS: Xabi Alonso, Jose Maria Callejon, Angel Di Maria, Lass Diarra, Alex Fernandez, Esteban Granero, Kaka, Sami Khedira, Mesut Özil, Jese Rodriguez, Nuri Sahin
FORWARDS: Karim Benzema, Gonzalo Higuain, Alvaro Morata, Cristiano Ronaldo
AC MILAN ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS: Christian Abbiati, Marco Amelia, Edoardo Pazzagli
DEFENDERS: Ignazio Abate, Francesco Acerbi, Luca Antonini, Daniele Bonera, Djamel Mesbah, Mario Alberto Yepes, Mattia De Sciglio,
MIDFIELDERS: Massimo Ambrosini, Kevin Prince Boateng, Kevin Constant, Urby Emanuelson, Mathieu Pierre Flamini, Riccardo Montolivo, Antonio Nocerino, Bakaye Traore, Mattia Valoti, Bryan Cristante
FORWARDS: Robinho, Antonio Cassano, Stephan El Shaarawy,