(Sporting Alert) — Isco and Asier Illarramendi are both in the starting line-ups for Real Madrid for tonight’s pre-season friendly game against Olympique Lyonnais at the Gerland stadium.
The start is the first for Illarramendi, who recently joined the Spanish champions, while Isco returns the starting team after making his first appearance in the 6-0 win over Bournemouth.
Illarramendi will play the holding role in an attacking formation that is expected to produce goals before the end of the 90-minutes. Isco, like he always been doing, will provide lots of creative options for his teammates.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored a brace against Bournemouth, including a brilliant free-kick, start again as well Carlo Ancelotti side, which plays its second pre-season game tonight.
Diego López continues in goal, while Angel Di Maria, Mesut Ozil and Karim Benzema all start as well.
Real Madrid team: Diego López, Pepe, Carvajal, Nacho, Cheryshev, Di María, Illarramendi, Isco, Özil, Ronaldo, Benzema.