The friendly at Michigan Stadium set a new record for fans present at a soccer game in the United States.
109,318 fans packed into Michigan Stadium, beating the previous record of 101,799, which was set at the 1984 Olympic final when France beat Brazil 2-0 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. That venue and tournament saw the only other six-figure soccer attendance in U.S. history, as 100,374 saw Yugoslavia defeat Italy 2-1 for the bronze medal.
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Javier Hernandez grabbed a goal for the Red Devils and Ashley Young scored two to eclipse Gareth Bale's penalty for the Blancos, continuing Louis van Gaal's positive start as Man United boss.
Manchester United now moves on to face Liverpool in the final of the Guinness International Champions Cup on Aug. 4 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. Madrid ends its U.S. tour, returning to Spain to face Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup on Aug. 12.