Spanish professional football club Real Madrid, today, participated in a friendly match with Club America and the match was nothing short of breathtaking.
The 90 mins of game play resulted in a 2 – 2 draw which started with Club America taking the lead as early as five minutes into the game. Club America’s striker H. Martin after getting a super assist from M. Layun was quick to make a smart finish to out his team in the lead, scoring the first goal of the game.
The game went on for over 15 minutes of touch game play from both sides, with Madrid striving hard for an equaliser. Twnety-two minutes into the first half, M. Asensio was able to assist Real Madrid striker ‘Karim Benzema‘ to secure an equaliser for thier team, making the game level once again.
The match continued as an endless struggle between both teams as to who would take the lead and numerous near-goal efforts were made from both teams but none yielded the desired results till the first half came to an end.
The second half resumed pretty soon and a good number of changes were made by the team managers of both Madrid and Club America in the hope for a breakthrough.
Real Madrid striker ‘Eden Hazard‘ at 55 mins, scored a penalty awarded to Madrid after America’s defender ‘Mauricio Reyes‘ fouled Lucas Vázquez with a clear kick on the right leg and Hazard did well to put Madrid in thier first lead of the match with this penalty kick.
The Spanish side continued to have the lead up to the last 10 minutes of the game and just when everyone might’ve thought all hope was lost, of America having a comeback, a penalty kick was awarded to Club America at 82 minutes and the team’s midfielder ‘A. Fidalgo‘ scored it cleanly to bring the game to level once again.
The remaining 8 minutes of the game recorded no notable activity and the referee added one additional minute of play before calling off the game held at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California, with his final whistle.
Real Madrid will go again on Sunday, 31st July, 2022, to play against Juventus while America will be facing Leon on monday, August 1st, 2022, in Liga MX.