English Premiership

City to face Real in friendly

2014-12-05 08:22
Manchester City celebrate (AFP)

Melbourne - English Premier League champions Manchester City will play European champions Real Madrid in an exhibition match next year at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, organisers said on Friday.

The teams will play each other as part of the International Champions Cup, a series of pre-season matches involving top European clubs.

A third team, expected to be Serie A heavyweights Inter Milan, will be announced for the fixtures at the 100,000-seat MCG from July 18-24.

Manchester City own Melbourne City in Australia's top-flight A-League.

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