Zidane's Real Madrid 'similar' to Guardiola's Barcelona - Del Bosque

Zidane's Real Madrid 'similar' to Guardiola's Barcelona - Del Bosque

Both teams competing for the Spanish Super Cup will have personnel issues to address as a result of Modrić's suspension, with Barcelona beginning life without Neymar Jr. "I can sign for 10 years, 20, but I know where I am".

Isco made his point in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday, however, as he starred in Real Madrid's 2-1 win over Manchester United in Macedonia.

Ronaldo enjoyed a longer vacation than his Real Madrid teammates to fully recover from Portugal's participation in the Confederations Cup in June.

There was simply no stopping the former Malaga playmaker from that moment as he helped Real Madrid to four wins in their final four matches of the campaign.

"I think we have had a good preseason, but the real thing begins Sunday", Valverde said this week.

Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will have to replace Luka Modric on Sunday as the Croatian is suspended and Mateo Kovacic could have his chance to stake a claim.

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Real Madrid's Isco celebrates the second goal. I'm happy to be working so well with my staff. "We are enjoying our job a lot".

AS" source also states that there is not one player in Madrid's first-team squad with a clause "below €500m'.

Barca are still reeling from the loss of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain for a world record €222 million (Dh964.6m) with their attempts to land a replacement in Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund so far falling short. The opposite. They're a club in the process of changing but Barcelona is Barcelona.

"Neymar isn't replaceable but there will be others that will do very well".

Otherwise, the two sides would have to play out identical draws in this season's Clasicos, or win one each by identical scorelines - with Madrid having to have a better goal difference overall, for the Index's outcome to come true.

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