Kelechi Iheanacho Flying Eagles star battles Cristiano Ronaldo in Man City friendly

Kelechi Iheanacho started from the bench but later had his opportunity to play against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid

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  play Kelechi Iheanacho in action against Real Madrid (Twitter/Manchester City )
  play Kelechi Iheanacho in action against Real Madrid (Twitter/Manchester City)
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Nigeria Youth International Kelechi Iheanacho continued with his impressive pre-season season as he starred for Manchester City in their pre-season loss to Real Madrid.

The 18-year-old started City's last pre-season game against FC Roma where he scored one and assisted another in the win.

The youngster however started from the bench but later had his opportunity to play against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid.

A first-half blitz saw Real Madrid defeat Manchester City 4-1 in the final International Champions Cup match in Melbourne played on Friday, July 24.

  play Real Madrid pose after winning the International Champions Cup match against Manchester City at the MCG (Getty Images)

 

Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe all scored before the break for Real, with City pulling one back courtesy of Yaya Toure's penalty on the stroke of half-time.

Denis Cheryshev wrapped up a comfortable win for Real 17 minutes from time in front of a record crowd of 99,382 - the largest attendance for a football match at the MCG.

Watch highlights of the game below:

Highlights of Real Madrid 4-1 win over Manchester City

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