Real Madrid face Juventus in a glamorous pre-season friendly at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena this weekend.
The game is Real’s last chance to warm up before their season gets underway with a UEFA Super Cup meeting with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Meanwhile, Juventus have one more pre-season friendly game to come after this, a tricky clash against Real’s bitter rivals, Atletico Madrid.
Here is everything you need to know ahead of the game…
Head-to-head results (all time)
Karim Benzema recovered from a knock to feature in his side’s last outing against Club America, but Dani Carvajal did not. Carvajal should be okay for this one, though.
New signings Antonio Rudiger and Aurelien Tchouameni will both be looking to impress.
Real Madrid pre-season squad: Thibaut Courtois, Andriy Lunin, Luis Lopez, Lucas Canizares, Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Jesus Vallejo, Nacho, Antonio Rudiger, Ferland Mendy, Alvaro Odriozola, Vinicius Tobias, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Federico Valverde, Lucas Vazquez, Aurelien Tchouameni, Dani Ceballos, Eduardo Camavinga, Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo, Mariano Diaz, Juanmi Latasa.
Real Madrid predicted lineup vs Juventus
(4-3-3) Courtois; Carvajal, Rudiger, Alaba, Mendy; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Asensio, Benzema, Vini Jr.
Those hoping to catch a glimpse of Paul Pogba will be disappointed, with the midfielder potentially set to miss the World Cup this winter through injury.
In better news, recent absentees Dusan Vlahovic and Weston McKennie should make a welcome return to the starting XI.
Juventus predicted lineup vs Real Madrid
(4-3-3): Szczesny; Danilo, Bonucci, Bremer, Sandro; Zakaria, McKennie, Locatelli, Di Maria, Vlahovic, Pellegrini
Both teams will be eager to put on a show in front of their overseas supporters.
That desire, combined with the questionable defending you often see during pre-season, means that goals are looking likely. We expect the pair to share four in total on Sunday.
Prediction: Real Madrid 2-2 Juventus