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Real Madrid vs RB Salzburg: Team news, prediction & Line ups

Europe By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 07/08/2019

Real Madrid will entertain Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday in a friendly match in preparation for the upcoming La Liga and Austria Bundesliga season, here are details you need to know about the clash including the team news and the potential lineups for each team.

TEAM NEWS

REAL MADRID:

Los Blancos will be without Marco Asensio who is set to miss the entire season, Real Madrid is also still without Brahim and Ferland Mendy with injuries as well.

RB SALZBURG:

Salzburg will be without a handful of their players including Smail Prevljak, Albert Vallci, Kilian Ludwig, Mahamadou Dembele, and Alexander Walke

HEAD TO HEAD:

Real Madrid and Salzburg have not met in the past, this friendly match will represent the first meeting between both teams.

It is also the first time Real have played the Salzburg under the Red Bull branding after the corporation’s takeover of SV Austria Salzburg in 2005.

RECENT FORMS:

REAL MADRID:

Zinedine Zidane's men have been poor in their pre-season games, judging from the class and standard of players he has at his disposal.

Real Madrid struggled virtually in all the games they played and they were wasteful in front of goal, though some of the players were missed in their previous games due to participation in the Copa America tournament and to some extent injuries has not been kind to the team but generally they have been poor in their recent games.

RB SALZBURG:

Red Bull’s Austrian Bundesliga season kicks off this Saturday against Wolfsberg. They are the best team in Austria and have won the Bundesliga the last six seasons running.

POTENTIAL LINE UPS:

REAL MADRID:

Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Valverde, Isco; Vinicius, Hazard, Benzema

RB SALZBURG:

Stankovic; Farkas, Ramalho, Onguene, Ulmer; Takumi, Junuzovic, Bernede, Szoboszlai; Daka, Haland

PREDICTION:

REAL MADRID 3-2 RB SALBURG
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