Real Madrid face debacle against Atlético Madrid - 3: 7 lost
Real Madrid lost a big defeat in their last friendly on this summer's US summer tour. The Spanish record champion was beaten by city rivals Atlético Madrid 3: 7 (0: 5).
"I'm not worried, but that hurts," said Real coach Zinédine Zidane. "You do not play to lose, it was a bad game, now we have to focus on what went wrong to make sure that does not happen again."
Diego Costa (1st minute / 28th / 45th penalty), access João Félix (8th) and Ángel Correa (19th) scored for Atletico's 5-0 half-time lead. Diego Costa (51.) increased to 6: 0 before Nacho (59) scored the first Real goal. Atlético Diego Costa and Reals Dani Carvajal were each given a red card in the 65th minute. Vitolo (70th) then increased to 7: 1. Karim Benzema (85th by penalty) and Javier Hernández Carrera (89th) made the final score.
Real Madrid ends its US trip with two defeats and a win. The Royal also used Gareth Bale, who is about to move to China. The club wants to sell the Welsh. Read here why Bale fell out of favor with Real Madrid.
Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic had to be replaced after a collision with Atlético goalkeeper Jan Oblak after half an hour.