Real Madrid grab Super Cup

That had both extra time and penalty shootout, before the Spanish Super Cup final between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid was settled. Real Madrid ended after

Real Madrid grab Super Cup

That had both extra time and penalty shootout, before the Spanish Super Cup final between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid was settled. Real Madrid ended after

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
12 January 2020 Sunday 22:00
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Real Madrid grab Super Cup

That had both extra time and penalty shootout, before the Spanish Super Cup final between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid was settled.

Real Madrid ended after 120 goalless minutes to snatch the trophy with a victory of 4-1 in the shoot-out.

Here burned the Atletico his first two attempts from the spot.

Saúl Ñíguez burned the first attempt from the spot for Atletico, when he hit the post. And then you had Thomas Partey saved his attempt of Real-keeper Thibaut Courtois.

For Real Madrid scored Daniel Carvajal, Rodrygo, Luka Modric and captain Sergio Ramos.

Before the decision, was the purge generally very equal and balanced between the two lokalrivaler.

The dramatic highlight came in the second half of the extended playing time, where Atletico striker Álvaro Morata was sent alone towards goal.

But the Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde came a band of running after and gave Morata on a gross show. Valverde got a direct red card for the offence, which prevented an open målchance.

Morata was generally the most dangerous player at Atletico, but he burned chances in both the ordinary and extended playing time.

The Spanish Super Cup is this year been held under a new format in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and it has happened as a miniturnering with the participation of four teams.

In one of the semi-finals Real Madrid won over Valencia, while Atlético Madrid beat FC Barcelona in the other semi-final.

It meant that the Spanish Super Cup for the first time could not be won by either a european cup or a pokalvinder. Barcelona was the champion of last season, while Valencia snatched pokaltitlen.

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Updated: 12.01.2020 22:00
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