The outcome of As Karim Benzema nets the equalizer, Real Madrid and Club America are tied at 2-2.
Between Real Madrid and Club America match ends 2-2
Despite a world-class goal from Karim Benzema, Club America held European and Spanish champions Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw at Oracle Park in San Francisco.
Benzema responded to Club America's early lead with a perfectly placed low curler after a quick combination with a teammate. After the first half, Eden Hazard replaced the Frenchman.
Second-half substitutions by Real Madrid were so extensive that the game ended in a 2-2 draw after penalties.
Hazard opened the scoring for Real Madrid after Lucas Vazquez was brought down in the box.
Alvaro Fidalgo, a former Real Madrid youth product, earned a penalty and converted it with eight minutes remaining in the match.
Real Madrid keeper Andriy Lunin had strayed too far from his line, prompting the referee to order another attempt. He scored, but the goal was disallowed.
Club America deserved this win after losing 2-1 to Chelsea and Manchester City in friendly matches over the last week.
Despite a 1-0 record in its first four games of the Liga MX season, a matchup against Leon next weekend will give it some momentum.