Real Madrid-Tottenham: the Audi Cup, new pre-season test

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NEWS | 07/30/2019 | Alberto Navarro (Munich)

The whites measure themselves to the runner-up of Europe in the Allianz Arena for a place in the final of this summer tournament (6:00 pm; Realmadrid TV).

The Real Madrid continues its preparation phase of the 2019/20 season. After finishing the tour of Canada and the United States, the whites face another demanding test in the preseason: the sixth edition of the Audi Cup. The team trained by Zidane Tottenham is measured this afternoon at the Allianz Arena (6:00 pm; Realmadrid TV), in the semifinals of this prestigious summer tournament. The other semifinal will be played by Bayern, the host, and Fenerbahçe.

For the appointment, the French technician has summoned 24 players. It will feature the return of Valverde, That trained on monday with the squad for the first time after playing the Copa América. Miguel Gutierrez, defense of Juvenile A, joins the players of Castilla Javi Hernández, Seoane, Altube Y From the source, who were on the tour and repeat with the first team in Germany.


The stage of the meeting brings very good memories to the Madrid fans. Whites chain three victories in their last official matches against Bayern at Allianz Arena: 0-4 in the semifinals of the Champions 13/14 and 1-2 in the quarters of 16/17 and in the semifinals of 17/18. This will not be the first time that Real Madrid and Tottenham face each other in this tournament. They also crossed in the semifinals of the 2015 Audi Cup, in which the result was favorable for whites (2-0).

The trajectory of Tottenham

Tottenham faces the season as runner-up of the European Cup after losing to Liverpool. It practically maintains the block of the last campaign and has been reinforced with the French midfielder Ndombele and the English end Clarke. It will be the third preseason game faced by those of Pochettino, who won Juventus (2-3) and fell with Manchester United (1-2) on their Asian tour. The Brazilian Lucas Moura has seen the door in both games.

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