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USA: Atletico Madrid look to make history in first derby outside Europe01:49

USA: Atletico Madrid look to make history in first derby outside Europe

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July 26, 2019 at 00:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

Atletico Madrid were fighting fit at training on the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Thursday.

The Spanish side are playing local rivals Real in the first Madrid derby outside Europe on Friday.

The game, which is part of the International Champions Cup, sees two of La Liga's foremost sides battle it out for pre-season honours.

Atletico manager Diego Simeone said he was looking to build on this summer's friendly. "We hope that this season we can have more balance and consistency in the three competitions," he told reporters at a pre-match press conference.

USA: Atletico Madrid look to make history in first derby outside Europe01:49
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Atletico Madrid were fighting fit at training on the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Thursday.

The Spanish side are playing local rivals Real in the first Madrid derby outside Europe on Friday.

The game, which is part of the International Champions Cup, sees two of La Liga's foremost sides battle it out for pre-season honours.

Atletico manager Diego Simeone said he was looking to build on this summer's friendly. "We hope that this season we can have more balance and consistency in the three competitions," he told reporters at a pre-match press conference.

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