Asensio scores twice as Real Madrid topple Juventus 3-1


Opposition forwards must hate lining up against the Real Madrid centre-half but, apparently, some of his teammates aren't too happy with him right now either.

Following Spain's involvement in the World Cup, Ramos was given permission by Real Madrid's coaching staff to enjoy a longer break than his worldwide and club compatriots.

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor sealed a sensational €112million switch to the Serie A champions in the off-season, leaving Madrid after lifting three consecutive Champions League titles.

In what could have been Ronaldo's first meeting against his former team, there is sure to be some added significance to this match.

But the Portuguese superstar will miss the match in the USA after being left at home to recover from the World Cup.

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Bale hit a stunning shot from 20 yards out in the 39th minute to level the score at 1-1 in the front of the crowd of 60,000 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.

Asensio subbed in after half-time and wasted no time getting on the board.

Asensio then completed his brace and rounded off the scoring for the European champions in the 56th minute as Wojciech Szczęsny spilled the midfielder's effort, which trickled into the back of the net.

Dani Carvajal gifted Juventus their opener, inadvertently poking a Joao Cancelo cross past Keylor Navas in the Madrid goal.

Asensio scored just nine minutes later to make it 3-1 for Real Madrid on another unselfish pass, this time from Lucas Vazquez.