Real Madrid-Atlético: derby in New Jersey to close the tour

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NEWS | 07/26/2019 | Javier García (New Jersey)

The MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford hosts one of the great events of the preseason (02:00 Spanish, Realmadrid TV).

The 2019 tour is coming to an end. He does it with one of the highlights of the summer, the Madrid derby in New Jersey. After almost three weeks of intense work in Canada and the United States, the Real Madrid closes its participation in the International Champions Cup facing Atlético at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford (20:00 local, 02:00 Spanish; Realmadrid TV). A great game that will help the staff to continue with their set-up and try to dedicate a victory to their teammate Marco Asensio.

Regardless of the date, competition or place, a Real Madrid-Atlético is always special. Two years after the Classic that was played in Miami, New Jersey now hosts a derby that has aroused great expectation. Fans can enjoy this football party and reissue the finals of the Champions 2014 and 2016, in which whites raised the Tenth and Eleventh.


After beat the Arsenal for penalties, the Real Madrid He will try to close his tour with a win against Atlético: "We are going to compete and try to make a good game", pointed out Zidane. Like the whites, Atlético has already played two friendlies. The rojiblancos beat Numancia (3-0) and beat Chivas on penalties after a zero draw.

Return to MetLife Stadium

The derby stage is very familiar to Real Madrid players. MetLife Stadium has already hosted white team matches in the summers of 2016 (0-1 win over Bayern) and 2018 (2-1 win against Roma). A year later, the team of Zidane He returns to the stadium in New Jersey with the goal of taking the derby before returning to Madrid.

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