5.10.2012

New friendly match of pre-season: Real Madrid vs Milan

Each day that passes, more details and news are known of the 2012-2013 pre-season of the white team and the latest news is that Real Madrid will face Milan on August 8, at New York.

Pepe fights against Ibrahimovic in the last Real Madrid vs Milan
Last AC Milan vs Real Madrid

The two teams which have won more European Cups (nine the whites and seven the 'rossoneri') will face off in New York, in the World Football Challenge. Not yet confirmed the stadium that will host the game, but all indications are that the match will be played in the modern Yankee Stadium, built in 2009 and home of the New York Yankees. Turned into a football field it has capacity for 54,200 spectators and will also host another match in the same tournament, the match between Chelsea and PSG on July 22.

This is the third summer friendly match that Real Madrid would play in its U.S.A. tour. The other two will be played before to the clash against A.C. Milan. The first confirmed was that of August 2, against the Beckham's LA Galaxy at the Home Depot Center in California. Three days later, Real Madrid will take the bags to move to Las Vegas. There, the rival of Mourinho's players will be Juventus at the Sam Boyd Stadium.

Real Madrid and Milan have played recently. Both coincided at the group stages of the Champions Leagues 09-10 and 10-11. The Whites won one (2-0 last season), tied two and was defeated at the Bernabeu stadium (2-3 in 09-10 season).

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