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Played
July 16, 2011 10:00 PM EDT
The Home Depot Center — Carson, California
 
 
Joselu 40′
 
 
90′
That'll do it. 4-1 to Real Madrid. Never really in question. Ronaldo with the goal of the night, and Madrid's preseason is off and running.
 
87′
Offside flag kills another Madrid attack, but the pace on this team to get in behind is astounding.
 
85′
Tempo of the game has slowed a bit late on, Galaxy never really in this match, but doing much better in the late stages.
 
81′
Madrid still getting more than a bit of the ball here. Galaxy struggling still to figure out the pace of the game, but have put forth a few good move forward.
 
78′
Galaxy with a corner. Really good ball in, Madrid finally deals with it.
 
75′
Coentrao comes out. Great match for him.
 
73′
Plenty of good action from some of Madrid's young players. Lot of talent on the pitch right now.
 
68′
Goal Adam Cristman
 
67′
Galaxy get one back. It's Adam Cristman with the header after Kirovski forces the first save.
 
66′
All Real Madrid. Not much to say about it other than that at the moment, though the Galaxy did just earn a corner.
 
60′
Madrid making it look easy. Benz called offside, probably wasn't. Even the refs seems to be taking mercy on L.A. at this point.
 
58′
Goal Karim Benzema
 
58′
4-0 now. Benzema makes no mistake this time. Coentrao, one of the few still on from the first half. Great ball, Benz puts it in with the head.
 
57′
Ronaldo with the head, over the goal.
 
56′
Benzema!!!! No... Perk with a big save. This is looking uglier by the minute for the Galaxy.
 
53′
Goal Cristiano Ronaldo
 
53′
And the fans got what they wanted to see. WOW!! What a goal from Ronaldo. He's toying with people here. No fewer than four Galaxy players were just found wanting.
 
47′
Nine total changes for Madrid, four for L.A. Namely, Ronaldo and Benzema are now on the pitch.
 
46′
Substitution Brian Perk Josh Saunders
 
46′
Nearly moment for Christman there. Good ball in and the journeyman striker can't get the final touch.
 
46′
Lot of changes, we'll try to get them all in when we have them all confirmed, Until then, L.A. on the ball moving forward.
 
45′
First half comes to a close. Galaxy down 2-0. Could be worse to be honest. Real Madrid has been in complete control.
 
40′
Goal Joselu
 
40′
Goal for Madrid. Took a nasty deflection off of Beckham's foot, nothing for Saunders to do.
 
38′
Harsh card on Lopez there. No real intent in the tackle. Ref playing it close to the vest.
 
38′
Yellow Card Miguel López
 
37′
What a save from Saunders. Mistake works out for Marcelo and he put a nice shot on frame but the L.A. keeper pushes it away.
 
36′
Now Beckham, free kick from the right bends in behind, Berhalter can't put it on frame.
 
34′
Madrid pushing for more. First Granero blows a free kick over the top and then another cross comes across the face of goal.
 
31′
Goal José Callejón
 
31′
What a ball from Kaka to set up the first goal of the match. Well bent in behind and well finished.
 
30′
Rare move forward by LA. Angel challenging the header, can't do much with it.
 
28′
Great effort out of Coentrao. Saved a ball that looked to be a lost cause and won a corner. That's a new player trying to earn his stripes with one of the best teams in the world.
 
24′
Nifty... nice turn-flick from Marcelo. It's just entertaining to watch some of these guys play the game for fun from time to time. Kaka gets a shot off at the end of the move, Saunders is there again.
 
19′
Kaka at Donovan again, this time looking to draw a penalty, and it might have been, but ref says no.
 
19′
Kaka skips around Donovan and gets the cross in, cleared by the Galaxy.
 
17′
Beckham with a cross to the back post. Over hit.. but better from L.A.
 
16′
Galaxy seeing a bit more of the ball, trying to get a grasp on the game.
 
14′
Madrid pressing the play early. This could be a very long night for Los Angeles.
 
10′
No goal, but what a setup from Madrid. One touch football, neat flick in the middle of it set the stage for a great chance. Saunders with the save.
 
8′
Brichall trying to throw the ball into the box, and Madrid takes it the other way through Kaka after the block. A bit too fancy with the final ball, but explosive none the less.
 
6′
Good stuff from the Galaxy, Angel setting up a shot at the top of the box. Over played, but well done.
 
4′
Marcelo with the first chance of the game. Great move from Real, Kaka plays the left back through and his shot goes just over the top.
 
3′
Beckham with the early corner for LA, dangerous ball but Pepe has it dealt with.
 
1′
We're underway. Some interesting lineup choices on both side. No Ronaldo, but there is Kaka, so still plenty of flash on the field. Galaxy as well missing a few regulars.
 
 
Substitution Karim Benzema Joselu
 
 
Good match for you tonight between the Galaxy and Real Madrid. This one has been entertaining in the past including last year's barn burner. Should be some good soccer on show.
 
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