Barcelona are already in Las Vegas for their second preseason match in the United States and the debut of their new signing, Robert Lewandowski, would be on Saturday against Real Madrid.
After the 1-1 draw against Olot in their first preparation match, and the 6-0 thrashing of Inter Miami in their presentation in the United States, the Blaugrana team is already in Las Vegas, where they will have another preseason match, but this one is one of the most anticipated by the team and the fans.
Sold out at Allegiant Stadium
With tickets sold out for the game at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, which will be full, Real Madrid will have its first game after winning the Champions League and will be in charge of receiving Lewandowski.
After making official the signing of the Polish player, who arrived in exchange for some $50 million euros and with a $500 million euros termination clause, the team’s fans are already looking forward to Lewandowski’s presentation.
The striker has already trained with his teammates and everything points to his debut in the La Liga derby, which will be played for the second time in the United States.
In addition to Lewandowski’s presence, reinforcements Raphinha, Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessié are expected to get more minutes, after the last three started against the MLS team.
For Saturday’s classic in Las Vegas, coach Xavi Hernández will also be present, who was able to resolve problems with his visa and is already with the team in the United States.
Real Madrid ready to go in Las Vegas
Real Madrid is also already in Las Vegas with all its players available, although being the last one to join the team, they will not see action against Barcelona.
The last match between Real Madrid and Barcelona was in LaLiga, when the blaugrana team won 4-0; in friendlies, the most recent was five years ago in the International Champions Cup, in the North American country, with a 3-2 victory for Barca.