Manchester United beat Real Madrid 2-1 in a pre-season soccer friendly as part of the International Champions Cup here.Also Read - France vs Switzerland Match Highlights And Updates: Kylian Mbappe Misses Penalty as France Are OUT of EURO 2020

Playing their first match under newly-appointed manager Julen Lopetegui on Tuesday, Real enjoyed more possession (66 per cent) but could not convert most of their chances, reports EFE news agency. Also Read - VIDEO: Cristiano Ronaldo-Karim Benzema Swapping Jerseys During Portugal vs France EURO 2020 Game is a Treat For Real Madrid Fans

Manchester United got ahead in the 18th minute after Alexis Sanchez scored on an assist from Matteo Darmian. Also Read - Cristiano Ronaldo to Kylian Mbappe: 5 Players Who Have Chance to Make it Count in Euros

The English club doubled their lead in the 27th minute when Ander Herrera netted a header by Sanchez.

Real scored one back in the added time of the first half, in the 48th minute when captain Karim Benzema beat Manchester goalkeeper David de Gea on a cross by Theo Hernandez.

The Spaniards made repeated attacks on the Manchester United goal in the second half but were either thwarted by the strong ‘red-devils’ defence or their shots went wide.