Real Madrid v Olympique Lyonnais Pre-season Live

(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.

Real Madrid v Olympique Lyonnais Live | Live Commentary Stream

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.

Reporting by WALTER-HOYOS

Walter Hoyos joins SportingAlert as contributor for Spanish football and the Spain national team. I like to travel, one of the favourite things on my list, but I also like to just spend time with family and friends when I am not covering football games. Hope to dump into some of my readers some day.

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