Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup. Atletico lost to Barcelona 3-2 in the second semi-final on Thursday night at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Saudi Arabia. Coke, Morata and Anheel Correa scored three goals for Atletico in today’s game. Griezmann and Messi scored two goals for Barcelona.
Real Madrid defeated Valencia 3-1 in the first semi-final last Wednesday. Riad Madrid will take on Atletico Madrid in the title match on Sunday.
Five goals were scored in the second half of the game. The first goal was Atletico. Barcelona was ahead with two goals. But that did not save the party. At the end of the game, Madrid confirmed the victory with a penalty on 81 minutes and another goal in 86 minutes.
Citing such rates as shameful, Barcelona star Lionel Messi said: “We made very small mistakes as children. Since we were a better team, this loss is shameful and difficult.