Mourinho has not called Ricardo Kaka for the match. Real Madrid showed a first list on its website in which Kaka was among the 23 players to travel to Oviedo, but at the last minute was removed from the expedition. At the list also notes the absence of Sahin (gastroenteritis), Benzema, who arrived on Monday at the team's trainings and Ricardo Carvalho. In total, the Portuguese coach called to 8 first team players and 15 youth players.
|Kaka will not play against Oviedo|
The white team visits the the Asturian field ten years later, in order to continue the winning streak in the preparation games because since Mourinho is the coach of Real Madrid, is unbeaten in 16 friendlies played, winning 13 of them with 3 draws.
Real Oviedo is the rival team. A historic team that will play next year in the first group of the Second Division B (third level) in order to advance to Second. The team that was demoted administratively to Third Division by the refusal of several players to withdraw complaints for non-payment in 2003 and has played the last two years against Real Madrid Castilla in official competition.
This will be the first game of the six Real Madrid will play in the pre-season 2012-2013. After the match against Oviedo and next against Benfica, the rest will be played in the U.S.A. Tour.