Real Madrid vs Galatasaray 2011
Santiago Bernabeu Trophy
Match Time : August 24 2011, 18:45 GMT
Venue : Santiago Bernabeu Stadium
Real Madrid and Galatasaray will compete in the Trofeo Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, August 24. The Bernabeu Trophy match is played in honor of longtime president of Real Madrid Santiago Bernebeau and is used to showcase a lot the young talent and new additions to the Madrid roster.
The tournament has taken place every year since 1979 and used to feature four teams. The tournament has now turned into just one match since 1987. This is the first year that Galatasaray has participated in the match.
Galatasaray is in the midst of revamping their roster by adding some big-name players. They recently acquired Arsenal's Emmanuel Eboue and he will likely get the chance to represent Galatasaray in the match.
Galatasaray also acquired Fernando Muslera from Lazio this offseason. Muslera was the star goalkeeper for the Uruguay national team that won the 2011 Copa America.
Muslera will get the chance to shine with his new club against one of the best clubs in all of Europe in this match.
Head to Head Real Madrid vs Galatasaray :
18 Apr 2001 (LC) Real Madrid 3 - 0 Galatasaray
03 Apr 2001 (LC) Galatasaray 3 - 2 Real Madrid
25 Aug 2000 (SC) Real Madrid 1 - 2 Galatasaray
Real Madrid Last Match :
18 Aug 2011 (SC) Barcelona 3 - 2 Real Madrid
15 Aug 2011 (SC) Real Madrid 2 - 2 Barcelona
06 Aug 2011 (FM) Tianjin Teda 0 - 6 Real Madrid
03 Aug 2011 (FM) Guangzhou 1 - 7 Real Madrid
30 Jul 2011 (FM) Leicester City 1 - 2 Real Madrid
Galatasaray Last Match :
18 Aug 2011 (FM) Olympiakos Piraeus 1 - 0 Galatasaray
29 Jul 2011 (FM) Galatasaray 3 - 0 Liverpool
21 Jul 2011 (FM) Galatasaray 0 - 1 Twente
09 Jul 2011 (FM) Galatasaray 2 - 1 Turkiyemspor
21 May 2011 (LT) Galatasaray 2 - 0 Konyaspor
Possible Starting Line Up Real Madrid vs Galatasaray :
Real Madrid : Casillas - Ramos, Pepe, Carvalho, Coentrao, Alonso, Khedira, Di Maria, Ozil, Ronaldo, Karim Benzema.
Galatasaray : Ercetin/Muslera - Ujfalusi, Gulselam, Zan, Inan, F. Melo, Birinci, Yilmaz, Eboue, Elmander, Milan Baros.