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Video: Real Madrid 3 – Club América 2 (Exhibition Highlights)

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Video: Real Madrid 3 – Club América 2 (Exhibition Highlights)

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mesmerizing late free-kick gave a makeshift Real Madrid side a 3-2 win over Mexico’s Club América in Jose Mourinho’s first match in Los charge last night.

Playing in front of over 47,000 fans in San Francisco, CA, Sergio Canales scored in the 34th minute in his Real Madrid debut. However, Enrique Esqueda leveled for Club America in the 53rd minute before Vicente Sanchez surprising put the Mexican side ahead in the 61st.

Argentine strike Gonzalo Higuain made matters 2-2 just two minutes later on a pass from Ronaldo. Ronaldo’s free kick in the 80th sealed the game for Real.


REAL MADRID: Dudek (Adan, 45′); Juanfran (Nacho, 45′; Morata, 84′), Pepe, Garay, Marcelo (Drenthe, 45′); Gago (Diarra, 45′), Lass (Tebar, 69′), Canales (Granero, 45′), Pedro Leon (Di María, 45′), Cristiano Ronaldo (Alex Fernandez, 84′); Benzema (Higuain, 45′).

CLUB AMERICA: Guillermo Ochoa (Navarrete, 45′); Armando Sanchez, Oscar Rojas (Martinez, 85′), Aquivaldo Mosquera (Treviño, 59′), Adolfo Rosinei (Juan Carlos Silva, 64′); Daniel Montenegro (Sandoval 36′), Enrique Esqueda, Pavel Pardo, Matias Vuoso; Vicente Sanchez (Marquez, 85′), Israel Martinez.

0-1, min.34: Canales
1-1, min. 53: Esqueda
2-1, min. 61: Vicente Sanchez
2-2, min. 63: Higuain
2-3, min. 80: Cristiano Ronaldo

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