Manchester United vs Real Madrid live stream: how to watch today’s match online

The International Champions Cup may only be a trumped up pre-season friendly football tournament. But when two clubs with the history and magnitude of Manchester United and Real Madrid come together on the pitch in any context, it's going to be worth a look. And we'll tell you how to live stream it from absolutely anywhere.

The 2018/2019 season is going to be an interesting year for both of these sides. If Jose Mourinho is to be considered a success at Manchester United, they're going to need to give their cross-town rivals a proper challenge for the Premier League this season, and a Champions League run wouldn't go a miss either. Real Madrid won that tournament (again!) last season, but have the challenge of integrating new manager Julen Lopetegui into the mix, and coping with a new Cristiano Ronaldo-less era.

After squeezing a penalty win against Italian giants AC Milan, Man U got battered in their last game against Liverpool 4-1. Whereas this is Madrid's first game of the tournament.

Without any traditional broadcasters picking up the games, you've come to the right place to find out where to live stream Manchester United vs Real Madrid. Or head here for advice on watching the rest of the International Champions Cup.

Use a VPN to live stream Manchester United vs Real Madrid from anywhere

It's no big surprise to discover that a lot of countries don't have a broadcaster that's picked up the rights to show the International Champions Cup football. The UK and US are two exceptions (more details on which below), but if you're somewhere that isn't showing it then you can use a VPN to login to a region that is broadcasting the game. And it's really easy to do:

How to stream Man United vs Real Madrid live in the UK 

How to watch Manchester United vs Real Madrid: US live stream 

International Champions Cup 2018 format

18 teams, two weeks, a league format…you may have guessed that this isn't your regulation kind of football tournament.

Each team plays three matches with 3 points for a win in 90 minutes, 2 points for a win on penalties, 1 point for a loss on penalties and 0 points for a loss. Whoever has the most points when all the matches are completed is the International Champions Cup winner, with head-to-head being the tie breaker if the top teams are level on points.

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