Aug 9, 2015 at 2pm UK at ​Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
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Result: Real Madrid draw a blank in final pre-season outing

Norwegian side Valerenga Fotball hold Real Madrid to a goalless draw in Oslo.

Real Madrid have been held to a goalless draw against Valerenga Fotball in their final pre-season run-out before the new season.

The Norwegian side, who are currently in the middle of their own domestic campaign, had plenty of defending to do, but the visitors just could not find a way through in Oslo.

It took Los Blancos just eight minutes to hit their stride, as Marcelo burst down the left before picking out James Rodriguez, who could only fire wide when caught off balance.

Rafael Benitez's men continued to probe away, but the home side themselves came close to opening the scoring when Melker Hallberg's free kick ended narrowly wide of the target.

A glorious chance then passed Gareth Bale by, which came following some more link-up play between Marcelo and Rodriguez out wide, while the Welshman tested Sascha Burchert just moments later.

Madrid, who were without injured duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, saw one more opening come and go before the interval - Danilo breaking into the box but seeing a poor final touch let him down.

A much-changed visiting side emerged for the second half but, while they continued to ask questions of their opponents, they were struggling to find a way through.

Bale again found himself in the right place to try another weak attempt, which Burchert was able to keep out, shortly before being taken off.

A lively Denis Cheryshev then curled an effort narrowly wide as the Spanish giants closed in on a goal, while the Valerenga keeper again had to be alert to deny Borja Mayoral, but there was to be no breakthrough for Real.

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