Real Madrid with Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin beat Manchester United in a friendly match that took place on the night of July 27 in Houston (USA). The meeting ended with a score of 2:0.
Already in the sixth minute of the match, the "cream" took the lead thanks to an accurate strike by Jude Bellingham, who moved to Real Madrid from Borussia Dortmund this summer.
The 20-year-old Englishman knocked over Mancunian goalkeeper Andre Onan, for whom it was his debut match for Manchester United after moving from Inter Milan.
At the end of the game, Carlo Ancelotti's men strengthened their advantage. A spectacular bisiclet goal was scored by another newcomer of the Madrid club, Joselu, whom the Blancos rented from Espanyol.
Lunin came out in the starting line-up and played a full match on the field. During the match, Ukrainian made 5 saves and received the highest rating (8.4) in both teams according to the Sofascore portal.
It was Real Madrid's second match since coming out of vacation. In the first friendly, the Royal Club made an enchanting comeback and defeated Milan (3:2).
The Blancos have test games planned ahead against Barcelona (July 30) and Juventus (August 3). Ancelotti's team will start the new La Liga season on August 12 with an away match against Athletic Bilbao.
Manchester United has already played its fifth match in preparation for the new season. Before that, Erik ten Hag's men defeated Leeds (2:0), Lyon (1:0) and Arsenal (2:0), and also lost to Wrexham (1:3).
Manchester United will play their next friendly on July 31 against Borussia Dortmund, followed by Lens (August 5) and Athletic Bilbao (August 6). In the opening round of the Premier League, the Red Devils will host Wolverhampton on August 14.
We will remind, last season "Real" finished in second place in the standings of the Primera División, losing the championship to "Barcelona". Manchester United took third position in the Premier League and won the English League Cup.
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