Manchester United and Milan conclude this Saturday, August 3, their participation in the 2019 version of the International Champions Cup. The friendly match will be played at the Principality stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Start is scheduled for 1:36 pm (GMT).
In its seventh edition, the International Champions Cup inserts itself as a traditional competition in the preseason of the main clubs of Europe. The event has little technical importance. It serves more for teams to explore marketing opportunities and fill their pockets with the fees they receive for making the friendlies and the fees paid for broadcasting the games on TV.In the 2019 version, ICC has 12 teams (Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Bayern Munich, Fiorentina, Internazionale, Juventus, Milan, Benfica, Guadalajara, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid). Each will play three matches. At the end of the commitments will be declared champion who add the most points, and there is no draw. In case of equality, a penalty shootout is taken. . Goals and more goals are used as a tiebreaker. The tournament will run until August 10th.
United still have a chance of reaching the competition title as they have won their first two matches. He scored 1-0 at Internazionale in his debut. The goal was scored by Greenwood 31 minutes into the final stage.The second game was the classic against Tottenham. The reds scored 2 – 1. They opened the scoring with Martial, 21 minutes into the first stage. They conceded the equalizer 20 minutes into the second half with a goal from Lucas. At 35 minutes, André Gomes secured the victory. Benfica were the only team to achieve three wins. Set balance of five goals. United, besides winning, have to overcome this mark.This, however, is secondary. The team is in preparation for their debut in the 2019/2020 version of the English Championship. Its debut will be the classic against Chelsea, which is scheduled for August 11. The period had three other friendlies. United beat Perth Glory from Australia 2-0, Leeds from England 4-0 and Kristiansund from Norway 1-0.
Milan were defeated in their two opening matches in the International Champions Cup, both 1-0. The first was against Bayern Munich. The goal was scored by Gorettzka in the early stages. The other was in front of Benfica. The goal was by Taarabt, 25 minutes into the final round.The team is in the transition phase. Coach Marco Giampaolo took charge after Gennaro Gatuso’s resignation. He faces a revenue cut after losing his appeal calling for a suspension of UEFA’s punishment banning him from competing in international tournaments for failure to comply with financial fair play rules. Thus, lost the right to play the 2019/2020 edition of the Europa League even though he won the place on the field by taking fifth place in the 2018/2019 edition of the Italian Championship.He has time to correct the defects that the team has been presenting. The premiere in Series 2019/2020 is scheduled for August 25th. The Milanese will face Udinese in Udine, who last season spent the fight fighting relegation and only escaped the stick in the final stretch.
Football Prediction of the Day Manchester United vs Milan
At an earlier stage of preparation, Manchester United have the prognosis in their victory against Milan as the best guess for Saturday’s 2019 International Champions Cup match.
Bet Tips: Manchester United