Seattle – Caledonia -1,5ah Seattle
Big quality difference between Trinidad & Tobago side and MLS club. Seattle playing home, in good form, thinks seriously in this competition while Caledonia loose important players after last season, manny changes in squad and their match fitness is questionable (season not playing)
LA Galaxy – Real Madrid
Real Madrid kicks off its part in the World Football Challenge with a preseason friendly against the LA Galaxy, who feature former Madrid midfielder David Beckham.
|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Junior Lopes, Gaul; Jimenez, Juninho, Beckham, Magee; Keane, Donovan.
OUT: FW Edson Buddle (R knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Andrew Boyens (L sports hernia surgery); DF Todd Dunivant (R calf hematoma); DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); MF Dan Keat (R knee surgery); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms)
|Real Madrid (4-2-3-1): Casillas; Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao; Alonso, Khedira; Di Maria, Ozil, Ronaldo; Benzema.
GOALKEEPERS: Iker Casillas, Antonio Adán, Jesus Fernandez Collado
DEFENDERS: Raul Albiol, Alvaro Arbeola, Fabio Coentrão, Jose Nacho Fernández, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane
MIDFIELDERS: Xabi Alonso, Jose Maria Callejon, Angel Di Maria, Lass Diarra, Alex Fernandez, Esteban Granero, Kaka, Sami Khedira, Mesut Özil, Jese Rodriguez, Nuri Sahin
FORWARDS: Karim Benzema, Gonzalo Higuain, Alvaro Morata, Cristiano Ronaldo
Copa Sudamericana » La Equidad – Mineros
Colombian league (and clubs) are much stronger than Veneyuelans (Atletico Nacional, Once Caladas, Junior are last years in final stages of Copa Libertadores, Santa Fe, Tolima in sudamericana;in Venezuela only Caracas come before tree years in finale stages). La Equidad will have here altitude help (they are from high Bogota) and Mineros didnt play serious game from may (13.5 last league game). In league Mineros had 13 points less than Deportivo Lara in apertura, in clasura they had 9 points less. 3 important players left Mineros: Flores (mf 22/0), Machis (att 28/8) and J. M. Velázquez (df 26/2). They also bring some new players.
But problem is La Equidad loose some players..