Tonight, Mamelodi Sundowns will take on Barcelona and the game will provide the Downs players with the opportunity to test themselves against the world’s best, writes DEAN WORKMAN.
Mamelodi Sundowns forward Percy Tau says he is relishing the chance to play against Spanish champions Barcelona in a club friendly at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday.
Spain’s crushing 6-1 win over Argentina headlined the international friendly action this week as teams begin to finalise their World Cup preparations.
Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal of the game as Brazil edged past a lacklustre Germany 1-0, who lost for the first time in 22 matches.
Without star man Lionel Messi due to injury, Argentina slipped to a 6-1 thrashing against Spain at the Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday.
England boss Gareth Southgate believes if anyone in world football is worth £200-million then it is Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil superstar Neymar.
Liverpool and Brazil star Philippe Coutinho insists he is ‘100 per cent fit’ following his recent thigh injury, and is set to feature against England at Wembley on Tuesday.
Watch highlights as Banyana Banyana cruised to a comfortable 4-0 victory over Burkina Faso in an international friendly match at the Dobsonville Stadium on Sunday.
England captain Harry Kane scored twice as the Three Lions suffered a 3-2 defeat by 10-man France in an international friendly in Paris on Tuesday.
South African National U20 coach Thabo Senong has named a 29-man squad ahead of the international friendly match against Zambia in Ndola on February 12.