International champions cup is putting the heartbeats on a roller coaster. Texas was the venue. Zinedine Zidane tried a different strategy. He shuffled all playing eleven. Belgian player Hazard was playing his debut game with Real Madrid. And upset happened. Bayern Munich (Bundesliga Champions) defeated Real Madrid by two goals.
Neuer, Thiago, Martinez, Arp, Boateng, Tolisso, Muller, Alaba, Coman, Kimmich, Sanchez.
Ulreich, Hoffmann, Sule, Pavard, Lewandowski, Goretzka, Davies, Gnabry, Zaiser, Singh, Poznanski, Mihaljevic, Johansson, Kehl, Stiller
Real Madrid XI:
Courtois, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo, Kroos, Modric, Isco, Asensio, Benzema, Hazard
Hazard’s debut and performance in the match
Hazard was playing his first match with colours of Bundesliga champions. Formerly, Belgian sports star was winning hearts from the side of Chelsea. Hazard is not yet awarded with the official number on the shirt, but he was given the shirt with number 50. This number 50 was in celebration of Apollo’s 50th anniversary. Hazard came into Real Madrid with 150 million pound contract.
Hazard played energetically throughout his time on the field. He mostly played on the left side. After 30 minutes, Hazard found an open near the D. he passed the ball to french player Karim. But Karim could not handle the ball swiftly and miskicked it above the goal. Hazard could not get another close chance for the goal.
Hazard played only for 45 minutes on the ground, and then he was replaced with the substitute player. He is expected to do good in this season.
Summary of the match
Bundesliga champion was playing with a new team. During the first half, Real Madrid played and defended correctly. But during the second half, things did not go right for the champions. Bayern’s players infiltrated the defence with technique and style. They scored 3 goals in the second half. Bundesliga champions were expected to match the performance, but the defence of Bayern Munich was strong. Real Madrid attacked from the left side frequently but only managed to score one goal.
Bayern Munich defeated the Real Madrid by two goals, paving the way towards the trophy.