Manchester City crush the European champions!
It may only have been a pre-season friendly but it would be a surprise if this result was not remarked upon in the coming days, weeks and months.
There is already plenty of hype surrounding Manchester City after their incredible defence spending this summer, but this should go up a notch now.
In California on Thursday morning European time, City crushed Real Madrid 4-1.
Kevin De Bruyne pulls the strings
After a goalless first half, Manchester City took control of the ICC Trophy match with Kevin De Bruyne outstanding.
Nicolas Otamendi grabbed the opener on 52 minutes played.
De Bruyne then set up goals for Raheem Sterling and John Stones.
Brahim Diaz made it 4-1 before Real Madrid pulled back a fine consolation via Oscar.
Watch all the goals from Manchester City’s 4-1 win over Real Madrid below.
1-0 Manchester City: Nicolas Otamendi v Real Madrid
2-0 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling v Real Madrid
3-0 Manchester City: John Stones v Real Madrid
4-0 Manchester City: Brahim Diaz v Real Madrid
Oscar’s consolation for Real Madrid v Manchester City
The best was saved until last for @realmadriden!
— MARCA in English (@MARCAinENGLISH) July 27, 2017