Spanish Super Cup: Live Stream, Date, Time, Venue, Match Info
We may simply be days from the second El Clasico of the period. In the Spanish Super Cup elimination rounds on Wednesday, Real Madrid beat Valencia, 3-1, to progress to Sunday’s conclusive. Genuine will play the champ of Thursday’s Barcelona versus Atletico Madrid matchup.
Genuine got objectives from Toni Kroos, Isco and Luka Modric to progress, with the opener going ahead a corner kick from Kroos. The German got Valencia’s reinforcement goalkeeper Juame Domenech dozing, putting the ball by him with a great hit.
What a goal-oriented strike. It’s one that won’t agree with Valencia fans, who saw Joaquin do something very similar for Real Betis in the Copa del Rey elimination rounds a year ago. Luckily for Valencia, the group proceeded to win that cup, however this blunder was not one the club could survive.
Despite what occurs on Thursday in the other elimination round, fans will be in for a treat. We will get a beast matchup of either El Clasico or the Madrid derby on Sunday. Barca won 1-0 at Atletico prior in the season on account of a late Lionel Messi objective.
This is what to think about the challenge.
What is this challenge?
You may have seen that before the 2019-20 La Liga season started in August, the Spanish Super Cup didn’t occur. For those new to the challenge, that is the point at which the class champion from the past season faces the Copa del Rey champion from the past season for a trophy before the standard season begins. For this situation, we would have been blessed to receive Barcelona (La Liga champ) versus Valencia (Copa del Rey champ).
Notwithstanding, another arrangement has been set up which will include the two victors and two extra groups and will currently occur this week outside of Spain. The two major Madrid clubs, Real and Atletico, join the overlap in a competition style rivalry that started Wednesday at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
For what reason did they change the organization?
Let’s face it here, this is about extra income for the Spanish organization. Getting three defining moments on the global stage, including a potential El Clasico last between Real Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday. Ticket deals for the clubs haven’t worked out positively, however the deals in Saudi Arabia have as far as anyone knows been adequate that quality groups are normal, and having Barca and Real in the challenge surely makes a difference.
There is no third-place game, and it is not yet clear how genuinely these groups take the challenge. Each of the four are in the last 16 of the Champions League and will surely organize that challenge and La Liga play over this mid-season occasion. La Liga just arrived at its midpoint of the battle a weekend ago.
Scores, timetable and how to observe
The entirety of the matches will air on ESPN Deportes or potentially the ESPN application in Spanish. Here’s the finished timetable, with elimination rounds occurring in the week.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
- Elimination round: Real Madrid 3, Valencia 1
Thursday, Jan 9
- Elimination round: Barcelona versus Atletico Madrid, 2 p.m. ET
Sunday, Jan. 12
- Spanish Super Cup Final: Real Madrid versus Barcelona/Atletico, 1 p.m.ET