3-1: Real Madrid can not with Bayern in Houston

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CHRONICLE | 07/21/2019 | Alberto Navarro

Rodrygo scored the goal of the whites in a game that also debuted Hazard, Mendy, Jović, Kubo, De la Fuente and Javi Hernández.

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NRG Stadium (Houston)
The Real Madrid 2019/20 premiered in Houston. The Whites deserved more against Bayern, especially in the first half, and left exciting details in their first preparation game. The first half was played at a very high pace and the chances were not long in coming. The Real Madrid could advance in the 11 '. Isco he left the ball to Modric and the dangerous center of the Croatian was topped in the small area by Benzema, but between Kimmich and Neuer they avoided the first goal.

In a very similar play, Bayern scored four minutes later. Center behind Coman and Tolisso's shot hit in Marcelo, who saved on the goal line, but the rejection was used by the French midfielder to score at pleasure. The response of Real Madrid It arrived very soon. Center Marcelo at 18 'and the header from Ramos, in the second suit, he walked through the small area without finding a finisher. He also tried Benzema six minutes later. The Frenchman found a gap between three rival defenses to invent a low shot that got a great response from Neuer.

They debuted Hazard, Rodrygo, Mendy, Jovic, Kubo, De la Fuente and Javi Hernandez.

The Real Madrid I was still looking for a draw. In 34 ', Hazard put the ball in the area, Benzema failed to finish and the subsequent shot of Asensio It ended up in Neuer's hands. Four minutes later a new attempt by the whites arrived. He received Hazard scoring on the left, entered the area with the ball stuck to the foot and invented a shot with a thread that cleared the Bayern goalkeeper. The Madrid had made merits to spare to mark but Bayern also had something to say and Arp was with the crossbar in the 39 '. The last chance of the first half was for the Madridistas in the 45 '. Shooting Modric and Neuer shone again.

Great goal by Rodrygo
Zidane It gave entrance to a new eleven. After Hazard debuted now Mendy, Rodrigo, Jović, Kubo, De la Fuente Y Javi Hernández. In the 62nd minute, Kubo he put a big pass to Vinicius Jr, who could not overcome the goalkeeper in the hand to hand. The match was sentenced in two consecutive moves by Bayern with the goal of Lewandowski in the 62nd and Gnabry five minutes later.

The Real Madrid I was going to try it until the end and in the 80 ' Rodrygo He took advantage of an error by Kimmich to stand up against Ulreich, who was sent off when he knocked the Madridista out of the area. The lack transformed it with mastery the own Rodrygo, that placed the ball in the left square of the Bayern. The Whites will return to play against Arsenal on Wednesday at FedExField Washington (01:00 h, Realmadrid TV).

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