COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sporting Alert – Real Madrid has named its starting line-up for the International Champions Cup pre-season friendly against Paris Saint-Germain at the Ohio Stadium.
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Kiko Casilla will start in goal, with Nacho, Raphael Varane, Marcelo and Danilo starting in the backline.
Casemiro, Mateo Kovacic and Isco will play in midfield, while Lucas Vázquez, Jese and Alvaro Morata will lead the three-man attack.
The likes of Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric and James Rodríguez trained at the Mapfre Stadium, after arriving late to the pre-season training camp from playing in the Euros and the Copa América Centenario international tournaments.
With Ramos sitting this game out, Marcelo, the Brazilian left-back, will captain the Whites.
It is the first-time Real Madrid will be playing at the Ohio Stadium.
Meanwhile, Edinson Cavani, despite being linked with a move away from the French capital, starts and leads the attack for Paris Saint-Germain, which begins preparation for the upcoming without Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Thiago Silva, Lucas Moura, Javier Pastore, Layvin Kurzawa, Adrien Rabiot, Serge Aurier, Presnel Kimpembe and Lorenzo Callegari also start.
Kevin Trapp will start in goal.
There is no Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale in the team tonight for Real Madrid.
PSG XI: Trapp, Kurzawa, Thiago Silva, Aurier, Kimpembe, Callegari, Pastore, Moura, Ikone, Rabiot, Cavani
Real Madrid XI: Casilla, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Danilo, Casemiro, Kovacic, Isco, Lucas Vázquez, Jesé, Morata.