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Pre-Season Clashes Include El Clasico & Manchester Derby

Pre-Season Clashes Include El Clasico & Manchester Derby

By David Kappel - Jul 18, 2017 02:04 PM @kappilinho

The next two weeks of pre-season are packed with many big clashes, among them an El Clasico and a Manchester derby.

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Many of Europe's biggest clubs have travelled overseas for tours in the United States, Asia or Australia.

Manchester United, for example, are in the US, where they will face crosstown rivals Manchester City on 21 July. Just two days later, Jose Mourinho's side will face Real Madrid in a friendly, with both sides meeting again in the UEFA Super Cup on 8 August.

FC Barcelona will take on Juventus in a replay of the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League final on 23 July before facing United on 27 July, with this season's first El Clasico taking place on 30 July. The two Spanish giants will clash again, twice, in the Spanish Super Cup, on 13 and 16 August respectively.

Here is a more detailed pre-season friendly overview featuring some of the biggest clashes:

18 July: Borussia Dortmund vs AC Milan

19 July: Arsenal vs Bayern Munich, Liverpool v Crystal Palace

20 July: Roma vs Paris Saint-Germain

21 July: Manchester United vs Manchester City

22 July: Arsenal vs Chelsea, Bayern Munich vs AC Milan

23 July: Real Madrid vs Manchester United, Barcelona vs Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain vs Tottenham Hotspur

25 July: Chelsea vs Bayern Munich

26 July: Tottenham Hotspur vs Roma

27 July: Real Madrid vs Manchester City, Barcelona vs Manchester United, Bayern Munich vs Inter Milan, Paris Saint-Germain vs Juventus

29 July: Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal vs Benfica, Hertha Berlin vs Liverpool, Chelsea vs Inter Milan

30 July: Real Madrid vs Barcelona

1 August: Bayern Munich vs Liverpool, Atletico Madrid vs Napoli

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Note: Fixtures were selected from the clubs' official websites.

Do you enjoy watch pre-season friendlies, or do you skip the action until the new season starts? Have your say in the comments section below.


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