Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid – Preview, Prediction, Head-to-Head, Lineups and Live Stream
Real Madrid proceed their pre-season preparations with a friendly against Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg in Germany on Wednesday. Real Madrid’s pre-season has not been great at all since they have just won one game out of five. Then again, Red Bull Salzburg played six friendlies before the Austrian League began and they won three, drew one and last two. They have likewise won their opening two Austrian league matches.
The signs have scarcely been empowering for Real Madrid, who would’ve been seeking after a new beginning after a disappointing 2018/19 and spending over €300m on new players.
Red Bull Salzburg, then, have already made a begin to their league campaign, winning two out of their first two games under new mentor Jesse Marsch. Die Roten Bullen have easily been the most prevailing side in Austria over the last decade and have won six titles in a row since 2013-14.
In spite of a lot of new signings joining Zinedine Zidane’s squad, Los Blancos have persevered through a hopeless run of results this summer.
Real Madrid have surrendered 16 goals in five pre-season matches, with a 7-3 defeat against city rivals Atletico an especially embarrassing setback.
Zidane has two additional games before his side kick off their La Liga campaign and will want a response – especially from his leaky defence.
With respect to Red Bull – who lost an entertaining friendly 5-3 to Chelsea at the Red Bull Arena a week ago – everyone’s eyes will probably be on whether Dayot Upamecano features in the midst of substantial interest from Arsenal.
The Red Bull Arena is to some degree a stronghold for Red Bull Salzburg, who have not lost a competitive game there since the 27th of November 2016. That is 70 games unbeaten with 58 wins and 12 draws. They additionally frolicked to a 4-1 prevail upon Mattersburg this end of the week in their first home game of the League season, a competition they have won throughout the previous 6 years in a row.
Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid Head to Head
Wednesday’s game will be the first-ever meeting between the two teams. Red Bull Salzburg’s last meeting against a Spanish side was the 2017/18 Europa League round of 16, where they saw defeated Real Sociedad 4-3 in aggregate.
Real Madrid’s last competitive meeting against an Austrian side was more than two decades prior when they thrashed Sturm Graz 5-1 in the Champions League group stage back in 1998.
Here is everything people need to about when and where to watch Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid Kick off
When Is Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid Kick off?
Wednesday 7 August
What Time Is Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid Kick off?
Where Is Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid Played?
Red Bull Arena
Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid TV Channel/Live Stream?
Sky Sports Germany, ESPN3 (USA), Real Madrid TV
Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid Match Prediction
In spite of Real Madrid’s poor run of form, Los Blancos ought to demonstrate to have an excess of quality for Red Bull Salzburg. They shouldn’t expect Die Roten Bullen to be any pushovers, in any case, as they’ve beaten any semblance of Borussia Dortmund, Lazio and Napoli over the last few years.
Red Bull Salzburg vs Real Madrid Predicted Lineups
Red Bull Salzburg Predicted Lineup: Stankovic; Farkas, Onguéné, Ramalho, Ulmer; Szoboszlai, Bernede, Junuzović, Minamino; Daka, Håland.
Real Madrid Predicted Lineup: Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Valverde, Vinícius Júnior, Modrić, Hazard; Benzema.