Real Madrid and Barcelona will face off in the final of his 2023 Spanish Super Cup in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
2023 is only a few weeks away, but it is already certain that Spanish football will win the first trophy of the year. Real Madrid will face Barcelona in El Clasico in the Spanish Super Cup final. If so, Superclassico. It’s a chance for the Whites to build on their recent dominance over their rivals and match his record of 13 wins in the Spanish Super Cup. For the Catalan, it’s a chance to start a new era of success under club icon Xavi Hernández and win his second trophy in three years. Of course, we’ll be here at AS USA with live coverage of the game starting at 2pm ET / 11am ET.
Between Real Madrid and Barcelona, who has won more Spanish Super Cup finals?
There is a lot of history between his two teams in the Spanish Super Cup, which is not particularly welcome for Barcelona. In his seven finals between Clásico rivals, Real Madrid won his last final of 2017, when he beat Azulgrana in two legs, 5–1, of which he was in six. I won.
Recent history doesn’t bode well for Barça either, having failed to win the competition since switching to the ‘Final Four’ format in 2019-20 and losing to Real Madrid in the semi-finals last year. Carlo Ancelotti’s men won the trophy by beating the Athletic Club in the final.
What happened in the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup 2022?
In many ways, last year’s semi-final was a masterclass in Real Madrid’s counter-attacking game. After Vinicius Junior and Marco Asensio missed several early opportunities in the 24th minute, Karim Benzema put the Brazilian ahead and scored the first goal.
However, Barça returned to the game and after a decent possession of his game, just before half-time Eder his Militao threw Ousman on Dembele low. Bouncing back, Thibaut he edged past Courtois to equalize. Early in the second half, the teams exchanged dangerous shots on goal. Pedri threw a shot and Benzema showed some great footwork and sent it over the opposite post. However, just seconds after his Stegen save, Marc-Andretea put Carvajal’s low He put the team back in front from the ball.
Los Blancos rarely give up the lead in the closing stages, but this time they did. Barcelona’s short corner was handled by Jordi his Alba, whose pinpoint cross fell over his Fatih’s head.
However, it was Real Madrid’s strong counterattack that decided the game. Just when Catalunya seemed to have the momentum, their rivals jumped out at half-time to deliver the decisive blow in the seventh minute of extra time. Rodrigo’s clever cutback could have been beaten by any of the three white shirts, and Vinicius left it up to Fede his Valverde to take home the winner.