Real Madrid end USA tour with 2-1 win over Roma

Dani Ceballos

Dani Ceballos

Gareth Bale said Real Madrid are still adjusting to life under head coach Julen Lopetegui and called for improvements, while insisting that there were no problems in attack following the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Assuming you've not already scrolled down past all the words above, here is Asensio's goal and, more importantly, Bale's brilliant pass.

Real Madrid struck again in the 15th minute as Bale would score this time, taking an equally superb pass from Dani Carvajal.

"This Madrid has a goal, Bale is plugged in, Karim is there, and Marco."He [Lopetegui] is not going to notice the absence of Cristiano".

Madrid on the other had also come into the game after yet another "Remontada" against Italian Champions Juventus - with the Real Madrid youngsters putting in a stellar show in the second half.

After both sides had finally completed their substitutions with 15 minutes to play, the game became a battle of possession in midfield.

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The Indian bowling coach didn't divulge if an additional spinner in Ravindra Jadeja or Kuldeep Yadav will come into play. They feel that they have more option by going up to the stump rather than staying back in the crease.

Kevin Strootman made it interesting by scoring in the 83rd minute for Roma.

'Bale is an extraordinary player and we're confident he will have a great season'.

"It's always hard", Bale told Real Madrid TV.

In the end, Real Madrid eased to their second ICC win of the preseason ahead of their respective season openers.

The defending Champions League winners open their official fixtures with the UEFA Super Cup against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid in Tallinn, Estonia on August 15 while AS Roma begin the Serie A season at Torino on August 19.

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