Real Madrid defeated Arsenal on penalties after Gareth Bale returned to the International Champions Cup on Tuesday with a 2-2 draw with the Spanish national team.
Arsenal call Mesut Ozil a strong team While Real Bale was on the bench and Eden Hazard wore the # 50 jersey, he started attacking alongside new signing Luka Jovic.
The Spanish club suffered a fear of injury as Marco Asensio had to lie on the field second half after a knee injury.
The game seemed to end up as a contest after Real defender Nacho was sent off at FedEx Field outside of Washington, DC, in a frantic early stage due to two yellow cards.
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The Spain's international was shown a yellow card for a foul on Sead Kol asinac and another after blocking Alexandre Lacazette's shot with his hand on the goal line.
Lacazette put the penalty in the 10th minute home before the Frenchman beat through the ball for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and doubled the lead 14 minutes later.
] However, the referee made up for the situation when he again fired two yellow cards in quick succession in the 40th minute to send off Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal from goal and penalty.
"We are a bit worried, it's the knee," Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane said about Asensio's injury after the game. It's the bad part of the day for us because we've lost a player and are a bit concerned. "
Arsenal moved forward in the shootout when Reiss Nelson scored his penalty and missed Bale, but missed Granit Xhaka, Nacho Monreal and Ro bbie Burton were expensive and Real won 3-2.
Arsenal returned back to England after narrowly missing the chance to finish his US tour with a 100% record.
"We finished the last game today with the same attitude we used to play with before" Arsenal coach Unai Emery said, "We've used different players and needed minutes and confidence.
"The result is not important, but we showed a good level, and when we needed young players, their performance was perfect.