Real Madrid arrive in Los Angeles on Saturday ahead of Thursday's friendly

28 July 12:46 pm

Real Madrid arrive in Los Angeles on Saturday ahead of Thursday's friendly

By Adam Serrano

When the LA Galaxy take on FC Dallas on Saturday evening, their next opponents, Spanish giants Real Madrid will have already arrived in Southern California.

Boasting a plethora of world-class talent including Iker Casillas, Xabi Alonso and Cristiano Ronaldo, the reigning La Liga champions are expected to land in Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon in preparation for Thursday's friendly at The Home Depot Center. 

Madrid will hold their first training session on Sunday morning at UCLA’s Drake Stadium. 

Madrid's roster for the World Football Challenge is below...

GOALKEEPER (3) – Iker Casillas, Antonio Adán, Jesus Fernandez Collado

DEFENDERS (7) – Raul Albiol, Alvaro Arbeola, Fabio Coentrão, Jose Nacho Fernández, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane

MIDFIELDER (11) – Xabi Alonso, Jose Maria Callejon, Angel Di Maria, Lass Diarra, Alex Fernandez, Esteban Granero, Kaka, Sami Khedira, Mesut Özil, Jese Rodriguez, Nuri Sahin

FORWARD (4) – Karim Benzema, Gonzalo Higuain, Alvaro Morata, Cristiano Ronaldo

HEAD COACH – José Mourinho