his performance on the evening.
“He is anxious to prove how good he is, but we all know. He’s been working as hard as everyone else from day one. He is fresh and fast and he gives us a special spark to our game. He seems to be slightly ahead of the rest in these games,” Schuster commented.
He then revealed that Italian defender Fabio Cannavaro is recuperating well from his ankle injury and the merengue coach expects him to return to the pitch by the end of August.
Finally,Schustertouched briefly, or vaguely, on the transfer activities: “Everyone knows that we want to sign Ronaldo, but the process doesn’t seem to come to an end. The other signings that we make will depend a lot on it.”
Real Madrid will next take on Bundesliga side HSV Hamburg on the 2nd of August.
Lask Linz – 2: Cavlina, Gansterer, Baur, Kablar, Wisio, Panis, Klein, Salmutter, Saurer, Freudenthaler, Mayrleb. También jugaron: Zaglmair, Piermayr, Hamdemir, Pichler, Budimir, Mario Mijatovic,Poyraz, Rasswalder, Schreiner, Wemmer & Martin Ivos.
Real Madrid – 3: Dudek, Salgado, Javi García, Heinze, Torres, Diarra, Guti, Baptista, Robben, Raúl, Higuaín. También jugaron: Felipe Ramos, Van Nistelrooy, Saviola, Sneijder, Parejo, Antón & Callejón.
Referee: Drabek Diezmar. Booked Mayrleb (9′) and Guti (10′).
1-0, 13′: Saurer.
1-1, 20′: Baptista.
1-2, 44′: Raúl.
1-3, 83′: Saviola.
2-3, 91′: Mario Mijatovic.
Highlights: Real Madrid’s first game of the season. Venue: Linzer Stadion. Attendance: 20,104. Linz LASK celebrated their 100th anniversary.