ICC: Gareth Bale meets for Real Madrid against Arsenal - cruciate ligament rupture at Marco Asensio

Real Madrid against Arsenal

Real Madrid against Arsenal:

Real Madrid won 5: 4 on penalties against Arsenal on their US tour. After the regular season, it had been 2: 2 after an exciting test match. 

Gareth Bale scored a goal, Marco Asensio was replaced with a cruciate ligament injury. Real Madrid and Arsenal delivered in Washington for a test match unusually hard exchange. 

Nacho saw after eight minutes the yellow-red card after a handball. Alexandre Lacazette (9th) converted the penalty. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (24) scored the second goal for the Gunners around 15 minutes later. 

Zinedine Zidane had due to the dismissal early break the experiment Doppelspitze. Karim Benzema stormed alone after fifteen minutes while Luka Jovic had to make room for Raphael Varane. 

But Arsenal defender Sokratis made equal before the break. Marco Asensio injured replaced - cruciate ligament tear The Greek saw yellow-red and brought back the royal ones. 

They beat after the break in the person of Gareth Bale (55th) for sale before Asensio (58.) marked the quick equalizer. The young Spaniard had worn the offensive game of his team until then. 

All the more bitter that Asensio had to be replaced shortly after his hit. The winger held his left knee, Real Madrid confirmed on Wednesday noon already that Asensio has suffered a cruciate ligament rupture. 

He will probably fail for six to nine months Zinedine Zidane: Injury to Marco Asensio without impact on Gareth Bale "It does not look good, that's the worst part of the day for us, we're affected," Zidane said after the match. 

However, neither the failure nor the "good performance" of Bale will change anything about the Welshman's future: "One has nothing to do with the other.

" On penalties after 90 minutes of play Bale was not happy anyway. He was the first shooter to forgive his attempt. 

Granith Xhaka, Nacho Monreal and Robbie Burton also missed what ultimately meant victory for Real Madrid.

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