ICC: The Act of Round Two, Manchester City Brush Real Madrid
Manchester City successfully embarrassing Real Madrid 4-1 in the second match of the International Champions Cup (ICC) at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Thursday (27/07/2017). Disastrous occurred in the second half because all goals occurred in the round.
Duel City vs. Real Madrid goes pretty tight. Madrid took the initiative to attack first.
In the 6th minute, Madrid get a chance through Isco. But Isco shot was pushed over Ederson. City itself get a golden opportunity in the 23rd minute.
Gabriel Jesus is already dealing with Keylor Navas. But unfortunately his shot resulted in cooperation with Sergio Aguero successfully ignored Navas.
Madrid again opened up opportunities through Karim Benzema in the 38th minute. After a successful breakthrough City defense, Benzema off the shots that can still be pushed Ederson.
Until the 1st half finished, the score 0-0 between Manchester City vs Real Madrid still survive.
Gabriel Jesus fired a shot at Real Madrid (AP Photo / Jae C. Hong)
Disaster began to happen in the second half when Madrid replace Navas with Kiko Casilla. City scored in the 52nd minute through Nicolas Otamendi.
Manchester City defender was successfully utilize feedback header John Stones so the score changed to 1-0. City increased the advantage in the 59th minute.
Breakthrough bait De Bruyne, successfully put to good use by Raheem Sterling thus making the score 2-0. After this goal, Madrid replace 10 players.
Substitution is even make City freely. Manchester City added advantage to 3-0 with a John Stones header. He took advantage of De Bruyne’s corner kick.
In the 73rd minute, young defender Vallejo Madrid almost scored. Already standing empty in the penalty box, Vallejo failed to control the ball well.
City again shocked through Brahim Diaz in the 81st minute. Just got in replace Gabriel Jesus, City’s youngster scored the fourth goal to make the score changed to 4-0. He took advantage of other young players City players, Patrick Roberts.
By the end of the game or 90 minutes, Madrid get an entertainment goal. Oscar Rodriguez’s hard kick made it 4-1.
4-1 score for Manchester City lasted until the game ended. *
Composition of Players:
Manchester City (3-5-2): Ederson / Grimsaw (80); Otamendi / Adarabioyo (80), Kompany / Mangala (46), Stones; Walker, De Bruyne / Zinchenko (69), Toure / P Roberts (80), Foden / Nasri (46), Danilo / Sane (80); Jesus / Brahim (69), Aguero / Sterling (46)
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Navas / Casilla (46); Carvajal / Tejero (62), Varane / Vallejo (62), Nacho / Asensio (62), Marcelo / Hakimi (62); Kovacic / Vazquez (62), Casemiro / T Hernandez (62), Modric / Oscar (62); Isco / Ceballos (62), Benzema / Mayoral (62), Bale / Llorente (61)