The Spanish Supercopa match SUMMARY and HIGHLIGHTS; FC Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao. Played on January 17, 2020.
Spanish Supercopa match SUMMARY and HIGHLIGHTS
Athletic Bilbao defeat FC Barcelona by 3 goals to 2 and win the Spanish Supercopa after extra time! This was an evenly contested match and neither side could get ahead after 90 minutes of action.
BARCELONA Starting XI: (4-3-3) Ter Stegen; Dest, Araujo, Lenglet, Alba; De Jong, Busquets, Pedri; Dembélé, Messi (c) , Griezmann
BARCELONA Bench: Neto (GK), Iñaki Peña (GK), Umtiti, Mingueza, Firpo, Pjanic, Puig, Trincão, Braithwaite
ATHLETIC BILBAO Starting XI: (4-4-2) Simón; Capa, Yeray, Martínez, Balenziaga; De Marcos, D. García, Vencedor, Muniain (c); R. García, Williams (4-4-2)
ATHLETIC BILBAO Bench: Ezkieta (GK), Morcillo, Nuñez, Vesga, Ibai, Berenguer, Lekue, Sancet, Villalibre
FIRST HALF SUMMARY
Griezmann found the back of the net in the first half, only for De Marcos to equalise in a space of two minutes following a brilliant pass from Inaki Williams.
SECOND HALF SUMMARY
It was a similar case in the second period of the match, as Griezmann tapped in from a close range to give Barcelona another lead before Molina stung in from a free-kick in
stoppage time to bring Bilbao level.
EXTRA TIME SUMMARY
Extra time was marked by Inaki Williams giving Bilbao the lead with a superb effort from the edge of the penalty box, and from there the Catalan giants desperately pushed for a level. But their desperation led to a bitter frustration as captain Messi was sent off after a bad foul and The Athletic Club held on for a historic triumph!
FULL MATCH HIGHLIGHTS
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