Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona advance to final, against Real Madrid, at Athletic Bilbao – TBEN


Barcelona advanced to this year’s Spanish Super Cup final, having beaten Real Sociedad in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw after extra time on Wednesday night.

Riqui Puig scored the decisive kick for Barcelona after Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong both missed the target.

Barcelona goal Marc-Andre ter Stegen turned down Real Sociedad twice on the spot.

De Jong led Barcelona in the lead in the 39th minute after a fine linkage play between Martin Braithwaite and Griezmann.

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De Mikel Oyarzabal then equalized for Real Sociedad there in the second half.

Spanish Cup holders Real Madrid face Athletic Bilbao in the second semi-final on Thursday night.

The winner between Madrid and Athletic will face Barcelona in the final on Sunday.

Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona qualify for the final, against Real Madrid, at Athletic Bilbao


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