In this friendly match, Mourinho will have to combine eleven players of the first team (Adan Lass, Varane, Carvalho, Granero, Gago, Sahin, Callejon, Kaka, Di Maria and Higuain) with some R.M.Castilla players. All of them will train since Monday at Valdebebas Sports City. The players who have played the Euro 2012 will join later.
Oviedo, team that was demoted administratively to Spanish Third Division by the refusal of several players to withdraw complaints for non-payment in 2003, now plays in the Second Division B (third level). This season was sixth with 60 points. Last time Real Madrid played a friendly in Spain was on May 18, 2011. After the earthquake in Lorca, the white team played a friendly in Murcia to benefit victims (2-2). In summer period, the last friendly was on August 22, 2010. Real Madrid won 1-3 against Hercules.
|Real Madrid vs Oviedo (2002)|