Real Madrid Down Barcelona To Reach Spanish Super Cup Final

Real Madrid’s players celebrate after scoring during the Spanish Super Cup semi-final football match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the King Fahad International Stadium in the Saudi capital Riyadh on January 12, 2022. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP


Real Madrid struck a fifth Clasico victory in a row on Wednesday to advance to the Spanish Super Cup final but Barcelona’s young guns showed why there is belief the club’s recovery has begun.

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At the end of a pulsating contest in Saudi Arabia, Madrid scraped through 3-2 after extra-time and will now face either Atletico Madrid or Athletic Bilbao, who play on Thursday, in Sunday’s final.