Real Madrid’s pre-season struggles continue with 1-0 loss to Tottenham in Germany Jul 31, 2019 0 309 12345 AFPMunichReal Madrid’s disastrous pre-season continued on Tuesday as they lost 1-0 to Tottenham in Munich.“Our defeat was well deserved,” Real midfielder Tony Kroos told German TV after the match. “It’s true that we’re not quite in good shape.”Harry Kane scored the only goal of the game with a deft finish after pouncing on a disastrous pass by Marcello, who was trying to prevent a throw in, after 22 minutes.Humiliated 7-3 last week by Atletico Madrid, Real could thank goalkeeper Keylor Navas, starting in place of injured Thibaut Courtois, for preventing a heavier against an enterprising and more aggressive Spurs team.Madrid survived some goalmouth scares in the first half. After the break, Dele Alli went close twice and 17-year-old Troy Parrott hit the inside of the post.Zinedine Zidane’s team have conceded 13 goals and lost three of their four warm-up games.“We started off very badly, the opponent took advantage of our mistakes,” said Kroos. With Gareth Bale, the source of turmoil in recent weeks, left out of the squad for the trip to Munich and James Rodriguez yet to start after returning from Bayern, Real rarely threatened. Star summer recruit Eden Hazard was invisible. Both teams will be in action again tomorrow. Tottenham play the winner of the match between Bayern and Fenerbahce. Real will have the opportunity to make amends tomorrow against the loser.Zidane’s men then travel to Austria to face Salzburg on August 6, then to Italy for a match against AS Rome. Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES Moreno joins Al Gharafa; Rashidov inks deal with QSC Jul 31, 2019 0 872 Murray closer than he thought to singles return, to play doubles with brother Jamie at Citi Open Jul 31, 2019 0 287 Tuchel tells stars to ‘make sacrifices’ after Sydney win Jul 31, 2019 0 478 Mimi to wear number nine shirt at Al Duhail Al Duhail presented star signing Mohanad Ali to the media on Tuesday. The young Iraqi will be a focal point of the team’s attack alongside Almoez Ali and Edmilson Jr, after the departure of Yousef El Arabi to Greek side .. Semenya to miss Doha worlds after Swiss court ruling AFP Paris Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF’s controversial testosterone-curbing rules, her representatives said .. Fans to sue after Ronaldo sits out Juventus friendly in Seoul Reuters SEOUL Soccer fans in South Korea are taking legal action to seek compensation after Cristiano Ronaldo failed to play in a friendly during Juventus’ pre-season tour in Seoul last week. Ronaldo had been contracted .. PSG sign Idrissa Gueye from Everton Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye has completed his transfer from Everton to Paris Saint-Germain, the French champions confirmed on Tuesday. “Paris St-Germain is thrilled to announce the signing of Idrissa Gueye!” .. Brazil police end Neymar rape probe over lack of evidence AFP Sao Paulo Police in Brazil probing rape allegations against football superstar Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general’s office said Monday. The police decision will be ..