In its second warm-up match in the United States, Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid is looking for its first goal and its first win and someone to respond to the defeat suffered last Saturday. The opponent is Liga MX‘s America, a team that has also failed to win in its tour of the country that will host most of the matches of the 2026 World Cup.
This Tuesday, Oracle Park in San Francisco, California, home of the MLB Giants, will witness the duel between the top domestic league winners in Spain and Mexico, respectively, and also the teams with the most titles in the UEFA and CONCACAF Champions League.
Real Madrid lost last Saturday when they faced at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada to their main rival, FC Barcelona, thanks to a great goal in the first half by Rapinha, however, it is expected that striker Karim Benzema will now have activity in the beginning of the semester that this player hopes will end with his first Ballon d’Or and also his first World Cup won with France in Qatar.
Vinicius Jr. is another who hopes to score his first goal of this preseason and who also begins his preparation that he hopes to finish with the maximum glory in Qatar, in his case with Brazil.
Neither Real Madrid nor América have won in the U.S.
As far as Club América is concerned, the present is not the best, since in their two games in the United States they were defeated by the same score of 2-1, first against Chelsea and then against Manchester City, in addition to losing in their last Liga MX game against Xolos de Tijuana.
The best known player of this Mexican team around the world is goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who is ready to play with “El Tri” for the third consecutive World Cup if coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino so decides.