AC Milan, Real Madrid Square Off In Yankee Stadium

MILAN ITALY - JANUARY 23: Robinho of AC Milan is challenged by Maximiliano Pellegrino of AC Cesena during the Serie A match between AC Milan and AC Cesena at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 23 2011 in Milan Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

AC Milan and Real Madrid do battle on Wednesday at venerable Yankee Stadium.

Soccer, or should I say futbol, is coming to Yankee Stadium.

On Wednesday night in the Bronx, AC Milan and Real Madrid will square off in an event sure to draw quite a few excited spectators. The game is part of the 2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge.

AC MIlan comes into the match fresh off of a victory against Chelsea FC 1-0 back on July 28 in Miami. Real Madrid is even hotter after torching the L.A. Galaxy 5-1 on August 2 before dispatching Santos Laguna 2-1 in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The starting lineups are all set on both sides, and are as follows:

Real Madrid

Striker: Gonzalo Higuain

Forwards: Christiano Ronaldo, Mesut Ozil, Jese

Midfielders: Esteban Granedo, Xabi Alonso

Defensemen: Fabio Coentrao, Raul Albiol, Raphael Varane, Alvaro Arbeloa

Goaltender: Iker Casillas

AC MIlan

Striker: Robinho, Stephan El Shaarawy

Forwards: Antonio Cassano

Midfielders: Antonio Nocerino, Riccardo Montolivo, Kevin Constant

Defensemen: Ignazio Abate, Daniele Bonera, Francesco Acerbi, Luca Antonini

Goaltender: Marco Amelia

For more on AC Milan and Real Madrid, please be sure to check out our Soccer Hub and SB Nation New York for all the latest news and updates.

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