Real Madrid vs. Los Angeles Galaxy Live Blog: Play-by-Play Analysis, Reaction

Jo-Ryan SalazarSenior Analyst IAugust 1, 2012

PASADENA, CA - AUGUST 07:  fans cheer for Real Madrid during their pre-season friendly soccer match against Los Angeles Galaxy on August 7, 2010 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Real Madrid will travel back to Spain after the soccer match completing their pre-season USA tour.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy will take a break from the MLS trail when they host the defending La Liga champions: Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid in the 2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge.

The Galaxy are currently 10-10-3 (33 points) and are fifth in the MLS Western Conference.

Last season, Real Madrid finished with a record of 32-4-2 (100 points) and were eliminated in the semifinal of the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League. As the new season comes for Los Blancos, they are ready to get their preseason off to a flying start.

Kickoff at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., USA is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET/4:30 a.m. CEST (Aug. 3) and will be televised by ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.

The Live Blog will start at approximately 5:15 p.m. PT/8:15 p.m. ET/2:15 a.m. CEST (Aug. 3).

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