For Real Madrid any international competition is a time for winning and excellence. Indeed, Real Madrid is among the most famous and glamorous teams in all of soccer based in large part because of their success at international competitions such as the UEFA Champions League,
which they have won a total of 13 times including the last three in a row. With that comes considerable popularity with fans and respect with punters. As for AS Roma they cannot come close to matching the cache and marquee status of Real Madrid but they are coming off an impressive win that will garner attention and respect. AS Roma and Real Madrid will meet at MetLife Stadium Tuesday night in the International Champions Cup finale for both teams.
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2018 International Champions Cup Real Madrid vs. AS Roma
Date and Time: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 7 p.m. ET
Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
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MetLife Stadium is home of the National Football League New York Giants and New York Jets and is a state-of-the-art facility with a seating capacity of 82,500. Built at a cost of $1.6 billion it has hosted well supported international soccer matches in the past and was also host to a Super Bowl.
Real Madrid Stumbles Out of the Gate
Real Madrid faced another marquee name brand club in their International Champions Cup opener against Manchester United. The match received much anticipation and hype despite many stars being out on leave. Such is the reputation of both clubs. Manchester United staked out a 2-0 lead and held on for a 2-1 win. Real Madrid had a 71% possession rate but didn’t really do much with the ball as they forced only two saves.
A Real Bounce back
In their second match Real Madrid was back into fine form with a 3-1 win over Juventus. Marco Asensio was the hero with two goals as Real Madrid had a 63% possession rate while forcing Juventus into making two saves.
Spurs Kicked Roma
In their International Champions Cup opener AS Roma was bombed out but Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 as Fernando Llorente and Lucas Moura each had two goals for the Spurs. Roma had a slight 51% possession rate and did force three saves by Tottenham Hotspur while making one stop on their own end.
AS Roma certainly came back strong in their second match against Barcelona when they scored a 4-2 win despite the fact that Barcelona had a 70% possession rate and forced Roma into making five saves. Barcelona made two saves but could not stop AS Roma goal scorers Stephan El Shaarawy, Alessandro Florenzi, Bryan Cristante, and Deigo Perotti.
What to Know, Watch and Expect with Real Madrid
Real Madrid should be well focused for this match as their Spanish Primera opener is not until August 19. Real Madrid has a grand tradition with 33 Spanish Primera titles to go with their staggering dominance of the UEFA Champions League. However, this is also a team in transition with Cristiano Ronaldo gone and with a new coach in Julen Lopetegui.
What to Know, Watch and Expect from AS Roma
As Roma is well known for proficient passing and strong midfield play. They are not afraid of passing across the field as they are deadly accurate. They were also able to transition effectively after Mohamed Salah departed for Liverpool.
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Look for Real Madrid to put on a show and demonstrate they are more than just Ronaldo.
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Real Madrid vs. AS Roma Score Prediction: Real Madrid 2, AS Roma 0
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