Beckham on target as Real squash minnows in pre-season friendly
England star David Beckham was on target as Real
Madrid rolled over third division minnows Chiclana 11-0 in their opening
pre-season tune-up in the southern city of Jerez.
Jerez is home to Spanish sherry production and while Real's stars are keeping
off the hard stuff as they get fit for the new campaign after last season's
disappointments, their tiny rivals were left punch drunk in a one-sided affair.
New coach Jose Antonio Camacho saw Guti blast a second-half hattrick after
Fernando Morientes, loaned out to Monaco last season and not set to feature this
season in the white of Real, had opened the scoring on 12 minutes.
Javier Portillo swiftly added a second before Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane
notched a brace each, to add two goals either side of the break by Raul and
On Sunday, Real will head over the border to face Portugal's Benfica, where
Giovanni Trapattoni has just taken over.
23.07.2004 08:11 +0400
JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, Spain (AFP)