Courtois shines, Real Madrid beat Valencia on penalties to face Betis-Barcelona winner in Spanish Super Cup final
Real Madrid beat Valencia on penalties to qualify for the Spanish Super Cup
Current champion, the Real Madrid is on the finish of Spanish Super Cup! Team Meringue gained Valence relating to penalties for 4 to 3after a 1-1 extra-time draw this Wednesday (11), on the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and moved on.
Benzema discovered the consequence, however the Brazilian Samuel Lino depart every thing the identical. After the tie went into additional time, Valencia missed two penalties and Courtois saved one to put Ancelotti’s facet in the decider.
Real will now face the winner of the Betis x Barcelona successful the competitors title. The different semi-final will happen this Thursday (12), at 16:00 (Brazil time), with unique stay protection from ESPN on Star+.
Last season’s event champions, Real took step one in their quest for a thirteenth Super Cup title to attempt to match rivals Barcelona’s mark.
The two groups produced a balanced first half in Saudi Arabia. Carlo Ancelotti’s staff began higher and after 9 minutes they had been in hazard with a shot from Rodrigo.
In the sequence, Benzema got here out, crossing the mark, however his shot was blocked and he nearly scored an awesome objective.
Valencia grew into the match and responded. On 18, Cavani pressured Courtois into an awesome save.
Only in the thirty eighth minute, Kömmert introduced down Benzema in the penalty space. The referee awarded a penalty and the quantity 9 struck in fashion to make it 1-0 for the merengue staff. Valencia scored with lower than 25 seconds left in the second half. In the bid, Eder Militao and Lucas Vazquez obtained caught in the marking and Brazil’s Samuel Lino hit Courtois with no probabilities.
From that time on, the sport fell out of manufacturing and left one thing to be desired in phrases of emotion. Fearful of a objective that would price elimination, each groups created little and most popular to take the choice to additional time. In addition, Vini Jr. acquired it alone in the penalty space and easily didn’t shoot, as a result of the goalkeeper Mamardashvili smothered him simply in time.
Right initially of time beyond regulation, Vinny Jr. had one other good alternative to rating. The former strikerFlamengo the shot dominated and shot into the left nook, however the Valencia keeper once more crossed it for a nook.
Real saved the ball at their ft, however it was very troublesome to end the objective with hazard. In the second half of additional time, Valencia had the perfect probability, however Fran Perez stopped Courtois’ spectacular save.
After the 1-1 tie continued into time beyond regulation, the choice went to penalties. Real turned all of them. Cömert despatched it huge and Courtois secured Meringue’s lead by catching Gayá’s shot.
The greatest moments
With the consequence, Real Madrid await their opponent in the final, who will emerge from the opposite semi-final between Betis and Barcelona. The match takes place this Thursday (12), at 16:00 (Brazilian time), with Live streaming and excellent from ESPN on Star+.
The determination will probably be made subsequent Sunday (15), at 16:00 (Brazil time), on the King Fahd Stadium, additionally broadcast from ESPN on Star+.
Find out the format of the competitors
The present four-team format has been held since 2020, with the semi-finals and final being performed as single legs.
Real Madrid (champion of Spain 2021/22) and Valencia (runner-up of the Copa del Rey 2021/22) confronted one another in one match. Betis (2021/22 Copa del Rey champions) and Barcelona (2021/22 Spanish runners-up) duel in the opposite.
Whoever advances from every semi-final decides the title subsequent Sunday (15), at 4pm (from Brazil).
The Man: Courtois
The Real goalkeeper made some good saves in the match and was decisive in the penalty shootout when he saved Gaia’s shot.
The Valencia defender misplaced the match towards Benzema and took the penalty with the quantity 9 in the field for Real’s first objective.
The Brazilian defender felt himself after taking a header and had to depart the pitch in the twenty eighth minute of the second half.
subsequent video games
The two groups return to motion subsequent Wednesday (18) for the final 16 of the event King’s Cupwith stay broadcast from ESPN on Star+. the actual faces Villarrealwhereas Valencia’s face Sporting Gijon. Match instances haven’t but been introduced.
Real Madrid 1 (4 x 3) 1 Valencia
GOALS: Benzema (39′ of Q1), Samuel Lino (1′ of Q2)
REAL MADRID: Courtois; Vazquez (Carvajal), Eder Militao (Mendy), Rudiger and Nacho Fernandez; Camavinga (Modric), Kroos and Valverde (Ceballos); Rodrigo (Asensio), Benzema and Vinny Jr. Coach: Carlo Ancelotti
VALENCE: Mamardashvili; Thierry Correia, Cömert, Özkacar and Gayà; Moussa (Foulquier), Andre Almeida (Guillamont) and Samuel Lino (Fran Perez); Lato (Moriba), Cavani and Kluivert (Hugo Dureau). Coach: Gennaro Gattuso