Manchester United v Real Madrid was full of thrills and chills for football fans. Both the teams showed some classic plays that a football fan can expect out of these sorts of matches.

It was the first friendly match for the Spanish giants in the International Champions Cup 2017. On the other hand, this was the fourth match for Manchester United in eight days. Manchester United started their U.S.

tour on July 24 against L.A. Galaxy and played against Real Salt Lake, Manchester City, and now Real Madrid.

Manchester United were the underdogs because of the weather conditions as it was a midday game in blistering heat, plus it was their fourth game in 8 days.

First half analysis

The Champions League winners kicked off their friendly tour against Manchester United. They were without their superstar player Cristiano Ronaldo as he is on extended leave in China for the promotion of his brand.

Real Madrid started with Keylor Navas, Daniel Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Nacho Fernandez, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Isco, Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale, and Lucan Vazquez. It wasn't a very different line-up from their usual one.

The team with the busy schedule, Manchester United, started with Sergio Romero, Fosu-Mensah, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Matteo Darmian, Marouane Fellaini, Andreas Parreira, Michael Carrick, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, and Jesse Lingard.

Real Madrid started the game with some of the best link-up plays that football fans would almost die to see. They created some chances through crosses but couldn't convert them into goals before half time. Overall it was a good team showing by last year's La Liga winners. There was a small break of three minutes allowed because of the high temperature.

Just before going to half time Real Madrid conceded a goal when United's Anthony Martial dodged three Real Madrid players with classy over-legs and passed it quickly to Lingard on the far post who didn't miss the chance to score and it was 1 - 0 until half time.

Second half

Real Madrid started the Second Half with the whole new squad. Every player was changed by their manager Zinedine Zidane. There were lots of young players for Real Madrid in the second half.

Manchester United also changed most their players except for Matteo Darmian, who was later replaced by Antonio Valencia.

After playing for a few minutes, Oscar Arnaiz's challenge on Ander Herrera gave him a minor injury and Herrera was removed.

His manager Jose Mourinho replaced him with youngster Scott McTominay. Real Madrid dominated most of the time and attacked with some quick counter attacks but couldn't unlock Manchester United's defense till the 69th minute when Lindelof conceded a penalty and Casemero didn't miss the opportunity to tie the game. It was a mediocre game play by both sides and game ended with 1 goal to each side.

Penalty shootout

Both teams were called by the referee for the penalty shootout.

Both goal keepers saved two penalties each. Manchester United's Mkhitaryan and Daley Blind scored penalty shots whereas only Real Madrid's player Luis Quezada, scored from the penalty spot which ended up in their loss.

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