Real Madrid’s players have qualified for the Spanish Super Cup.
Photo: TASR / APAnd Hassan Ammar
Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior beats Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen and opens the score.
In the semi-final duel, they beat Barcelona 3:2 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, after extra time thanks to a goal scored by Federico Valverde from the 98th minute.
Spanish Super Cup semi-final rounds:
Barcelona – Real Madrid 2:3AM (2:2, 1:1)
Objectives: 41. De Jong – 84. Fati – 25. Vinicius Jr., 72. Benzema, 98. Valverde
Barcelona: Ter Stegen – Alves (78. Gonzalez), Araújo, Pique, Alba – F. de Jong (46. Pedri), Busquets, Gavi (78. Depay) – Dembele, L. de Jong (66. Fati), Torres (46.) Azzoly (110. blanc))
true: Courtois-Carvajal (91. Vazquez), Militao, Nacho Fernandez, Mendy-Modric (83. Valverde), Casemiro, Kroos-Asensio (68. Rodrygo), Benzema, Vinicius Junior (110. Camavinga).
Real was more active at the start of the “El Clasica” Super Cup. Marca Asensia’s shot put a ball in the right flank in the 25th minute and should have equalised, but instead he shot it over the crossbar.
Karim Benzema grabbed the ball for Sergio Busquets in the middle of the field, sent off Vinicius Junior and the Brazilian beat Marc-Andre ter Stegen after penetrating the penalty area.
Then Barcelona appeared and managed at the end of the first half to catch up. Militao kicked Ousmane Dembele’s center, but he only shot at Luc de Jong and the ball went into the net with the help of the column.
The start of the second half belongs to Barcelona, Pedri’s shot was aimed right next to him. Real gradually took the lead again, and after a determined shot, they saved the Catalans.
In the 72nd minute after Ferland Mendy’s procedure, Ter Stegen outplayed after Benzem, but the ball reached the French gunner again and his shot ended in the net. However, Real Madrid did not maintain a close lead.
Ansu Fati took the lead after 84 minutes, making the score 0-1 after an impressive attack down the middle, with Barcelona as the leading scorer.
Bilbao will be the opponent of Real Madrid
Athletic Bilbao players will compete with Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday. In their second semi-final match in Riyadh, they beat Atlético Madrid 2:1.
The defending champion took the lead in the 62nd minute after the unfortunate goal of goalkeeper Bilbao Unai Simona, but Bascom managed to make a perfect turn in the last quarter. Jerai equalized, and Nico Williams won in the 81st minute for Bilbao’s victory.
Spanish Super Cup semi-final rounds:
Atletico Madrid – Athletic Bilbao 1: 2 (0: 0)
Objectives: 62. Simon (owns) – 77. Jerai, 81. N. Williams, Red Cross: 90 + 4. Jimenez (Atletico)
Chelsea are the first to qualify for the League Cup final
Chelsea players have become the first to qualify for the English Premier League Cup finals. And in the semi-final match, they beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 with a goal by Antonio Rudiger from the 18th minute. The “Blues” succeeded at Stamford Bridge 2: 0.
In the doubles for the cup, they will play against the best in the confrontation between Liverpool and Arsenal London. And in the first match, a goalless tie was born on Thursday. Guests finished 24 minutes without exception Grant Xhak.
And Liverpool entered without Mohamed Salah and Saadi Mani, who represent Egypt and Senegal in the African Nations Cup in Cameroon.
League Cup semi-final rounds:
Tottenham Hotspur – Chelsea London 0:1 (0:1)
Goal: 18. Rudiger
The first match: 0: 2, Chelsea qualified for the finals
Liverpool – Arsenal London 0: 0
Č k: 24 – Xhaka (Arsenal)
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