In their penultimate friendly of the pre-season, Real Madrid can face Austrian champions Salzburg at the Red Bull Arena.
Real Madrid continue their pre-season preparations with a friendly against Red Bull Salzburg in Germany on Wednesday.
Despite lots of new signings connexion Zinedine Zidane’s squad, Los Blancos have endured a miserable run of results this summer.
Real have conceded sixteen goals in 5 pre-season matches, with a 7-3 defeat against city rivals Atletico a very undignified reverse.
Zidane has 2 additional games before his facet set out their La Liga campaign, and can desire a response – significantly from his leaky defence.
As for Red Bull – who lost associate entertaining friendly 5-3 to Chelsea at the Red Bull Arena last week –
all eyes can possible air whether or not Dayot Upamecano options amid serious interest from Arsenal.
Los Blancos had to attend 5 games to gather their initial win of the pre-season; beating Turkish facet Fenerbahçe 5-3 within the third-place play-off at the Audi Cup last week.
Before then, Real Madrid had lost 3 out of 4 friendlies, as well as a dissatisfactory loss against their rivals Atlético – wherever they conceded seven goals.
The signs have hardly been encouraging for Real, who would’ve been hoping for a chance when a dissatisfactory 2018/19 and disbursal over €300m on new players.
Salzburg, meanwhile, have already created a begin to their league campaign, winning 2 out of their initial 2 games below new coach Jesse Marsch.
Die Roten Bullen have simply been the foremost dominant facet in Austria over the last decade and have won six titles in a very row since 2013-14.
Team News of Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid
Thibaut Courtois and Luka Jović have came to coaching following their injury scares, however Zinedine Zidane could select to not risk them on Wednesday.
Brahim Diaz and Ferland Mendy, who were each injured throughout pre-season, area unit still out,
whereas Marco Asensio is predicted to be out till February when suffering a symmetrical ligament rupture against Arsenal some of weeks agone.
Gareth Bale continues to be a Real Madrid player following the collapse of his move to China,
however has not compete in Los Blancos’ last 2 friendlies because of ‘ fitness issues’.
His future at the club remains unsure, and it’s unknown whether or not Zidane can opt to involve him on Wednesday.
Salzburg don’t have any but 5 players on their injury list, with Smail Prevjak, albert Vallci,
Alexander Walke, Killian Ludwig and Mahamadou Dembele all out.
Red Bull Salzburg Stankovic; Farkas, Onguéné, Ramalho, Ulmer; Szoboszlai, Bernede, Junuzović, Minamino; Daka, Håland.
Real Madrid Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Valverde, Vinícius Júnior, Modrić, Hazard; Benzema.
H2H Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid
Wednesday’s game are going to be the first-ever meeting between the 2 groups.
Salzburg’s previous meeting against a Spanish facet was the 2017/18 Europa League spherical of sixteen, wherever they saw defeated Real Sociedad 4-3 on mixture.
Real Madrid’s last competitive meeting against an Austrian facet was over 20 years agone, once they thrashed Sturm Graz 5-1 within the Champions League cluster stage back in 1998.
Red Bull vs Real Madrid live streaming: TV listings
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Red Bull vs Real Madrid kicks off at 6pm BST on Wednesday.
Unfortunately for UK-based fans, the match will not be available to watch on TV.
However, our Spain correspondent Ben Hayward will be keeping you up to date with all the action via our LIVE match blog.
Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid
6:00pm Wednesday 7th August
Red Bull Arena Salzburg