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Real Madrid 2-0 Juventus: summary: score, goals, highlights

Update:
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the international friendly football match between Real Madrid and Juventus at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on July 30, 2022. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)

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Real Madrid-Juventus: headlines

- Asensio (from the bench) makes it 2-0 in the 69th minute 

- Benzema drives Madrid ahead from the spot 

- Madrid yet to win on the US tour with loss to Barcelona and draw with Club America

- Juve game is final test for Ancelotti ahead of UEFA Super Cup on 10 August

- The Italian side take on Atlético in Israel on 7 August, before hosting Sassuolo in their Serie A opener on 15 August

Thanks for joining us this evening as Madrid end their three game US tour with a win thanks to goals from Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio.

No added time as the whistle sounds.... Impressive display from Real Madrid as they end their US tour in style with a win and solid display. Juve were disappointing and have a fortnight to get things right before the start of the 2022-23 Serie A season.

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Final five minutes of normal time and Real Madrid are good value for their two goal lead. The Spanish side have dominated from the early stages and Juve have been discreet this evening with two weeks left before both teams embark on their domestic campaigns.

First card of the night for Asensio as he clips Cuadrado

Marley Aké limps from the pitch and that injury does not look good. Another possible pre-season blow for Juve after losing new signing Paul Pogba for an indefinite period of time with a knee problem.

Impressive attendance for a pre-season friendly game !

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Final 15' of action in Los Angeles. Courtois has yet to be really tested by the Serie A giants tonight who have been somewhat underwhelming. The Bonucci free kick in the first half was as close as the Turin based side got to hitting the target.

Asensio from the bench to make it 2-0 for Real Madrid

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Vallejo with the assist and Asensio on hand to steer the ball home from close range

Gol.....Asensio makes it 2-0 for Real Madrid

9 changes for Madrid... Only Rudiger and Courtois stay on....

Vallejo, Tchouaméni, Nacho, Ceballos, Asensio, Hazard , Rodrygo, Lucas & Camavinga all enter the fray

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Great strike from Benzema and fine stop from Perin as the ball was destined for the corner... the French striker looks to be picking up where he left off last season and is showing no sign of slowing down.

Eight Real Madrid subs poised to make an entrance....

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Long range effort from Toni Kroos as we hit the 60 minute mark. High and well over the Juve bar from the German midfielder.

The tempo of the game has dropped slightly (compared to the first 45') as the hot LA evening and almost 65% humidity start to take their toll.

It's been a reasonably quiet game for the referee this evening. There was little debate over the Real Madrid penalty and the only moment of doubt for the match official was a possible spot kick for Juve after Miltao caught Di Maria in the first half but his decision to not award was indeed the correct one.

Real Madrid too have roughly 9-10 men warming up too just behind the Juve goal.

The Benzema goal... power and precision !

Juve have 7/8 players warming up on the sideline with Allegri anxious to look at other candidates as the game evolves.

RM: Rudiger on for Militao

Juve: Cuadrado on for Di Maria

Off we go... Juve start the second half.

The second half will no doubt lead to a raft of changes with both managers keen to give playing time to fringe players as the new season looms.

The "Play Proud" initiative (represented by the players numbers tonight), which will support the Common Goal project, represents values such as inclusion and respect for differences in the world of football. 

Carlo Ancelotti will be the happier of the managers at the break as his team have showed more enterprise and cutting threat during the first half. Serbian striker Vlahovich has been quiet for Juve. 

The whistle sounds and the teams head to the dressing rooms for a break with a Karim Benzema penalty kick the differnce between the sides

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2 minutes of time have been added by the fourth official

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We're into the final five minutes of the half and Madrid have had the upper edge on the contest. Bonucci with Juve's best chance of the game hitting the bar from a fine freekick. The evergreen Benzema is a real handful for the Juve backline with the French striker scoring the only goal of the game.

Juve still probing in looking for a way through but Real Madrid are looking solid in the centre of the park with Casemiro's presence key for Ancelotti's side.

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Possession: Real Madrid 55-45 Juventus (%)

The game is back underway and repeats show that the match official was correct in the decision no to award Juve a spot kick.

Juve now appeal for a penalty as Di Maria goes down in the box after being clipped by Militao. The match official is unimpressed and orders the players off for a drinks break.

Tonight's shirts being worn by both sides feature numbers with a special one-off design with the shirts forming part of a campaign by Common Goal

The French striker bags his second goal of pre-season after opening his account as part of the 2-2 draw earlier this week against Club America.

Benzema fires Real Madrid into the lead with a rocket of a spot kick

Vini Jr fouled by Danilo... Benzema to take

Penalty for Madrid

Juve icon Del Piero with a Rose Bowl greeting

With over 500 appearances in a black and white shirt, Del Piero offers a special message for fans ahead of the game

Juve go close as Bonucci fires the ball against the bar with Courtois well beaten. Better now from the Italian side ...

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Madrid starting to dominate possession now as the Spanish side play the ball around looking for an opening... Kroos and Modric enjoying space in the centre of the park.

This is Juve's third game too in the US after the Serie A men beat Liga MX outfit Guadalajara and drew 2-2 with FC Barcelona.

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Decent tempo to the action as both sides ease their way into the rhythm of the game. Both managers will be anxious to come through the Stateside tour with no injury concerns as Madrid face Eintracht on Wednesday week and Juve still reeling from the Pogba injury with no confirmed date for the French star.

The ball is in the net but the flag was up after Benzema taps the ball into the net with just seconds on the clock

All set in Pasadena... Madrid start the game

Big crowd in the stadium with close to 90,000 fans expected tonight... a healthy showing of supporters of both sides with plenty of black and white clad 'tifosi' alongside the US based 'Merengues'.

The teams take to the pitch... Juve in their classic black and white stripes with Madrid in their eye catching violet away kit....

Real Madrid fans are happy to see Dani Carvajal back in action tonight after the Spanish international was sidelined in the previous games. Many analysts feel that tonight's team will be identical to that who step out at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki for the UEFA Super Cup.

Final drills as Rose Bowl fills

Real Madrid go through their final warm-up drills as the Pasadena Rose Bowl fills up with approximately 90,000 fans anticipated to show up to tonight's game.

Barcelona finish off US tour in winning ways

Dembele and Depay were on target for the Catalan side as they finished their US pre-season tour with a 0-2 win over MLS side NY Red Bulls in Harrison (New Jersey).

A little more pressure for Ancelotti's men ahead of the game against Juve perhaps with Madrid winless in their pre-season ....

Juve XI confirmed

A start for new signing Angel Di Maria in LA this evening with Vlahovic set to offer the attacking threat for the Serie A side.

Real Madrid XI

Modric makes the starting line-up despite fears that the Croatian would miss the game having spent a few days absent from training due to having a high temperature and fever.

Juventus, who have lost Paul Pobga to a knee injury that could cause the France international to miss this year’s World Cup, beat Guadalajara in Las Vegas a week ago, before drawing with Barça in Dallas on Wednesday.

After facing Madrid, Juve take on Atlético Madrid in Israel on 7 August, before hosting Sassuolo in their Serie A opener on 15 August.

Tonight's contest sees both Real Madrid and Juventus complete their US tours.

For Madrid, who have lost to Barcelona and drawn with Club América in the States, the clash against Juve is a final warmup before they take on Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki on 10 August.

Carlo Ancelotti, the Spanish and European champions’ head coach, is expected to bring Dani Carvajal back into the side after the right-back recovered from an ankle injury that kept him out of the Barça and América games.

Madrid begin their LaLiga title defence away to Almería on 14 August.

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Real Madrid's final Stateside test as they face Italian giants Juventus at the iconic Pasadena Rose Bowl.