Nico Williams Grabs Late Winner To Send Athletic Bilbao To Super Cup Final

Nico Williams Celebrates Winner Against Atletico

Athletic Bilbao will face Real Madrid on Sunday in Saudi Arabia for the Super Cup final. The Baque club will hope to defend their trophy against Real. Bilbao staged a late comeback to edge toothless Atletico Madrid at King Fahd International Stadium.

Match Summary

A pair of late finishes for Yeray Alvarez and Nico Williams inside five minutes ensures a remarkable comeback victory for Athletic Bilbao against Atletico Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana semi-final! The underdogs will mount a defense of their crown after they fought back from Unai Simon’s own goal.

Nico Williams scores dramatic late winner as Athletic Club stun Atletico  Madrid with comeback in the Super Cup - Eurosport

Delight and despair at the King Fahd International Stadium – at full-time, it finishes Atletico Madrid 1-2 Athletic Bilbao.


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Atletico Madrid had more shots in the first half, but the Madrid club could not capitalize. The first half was filled with half chances for both teams, but the game picked up in the second half. Unai Simon`s unfortunate own goal made life harder for Bilbao, but they were ready. Marcelino`s men are now through to their fourth final in just under a year.

Simeone was visibly very angry after the game, but his side will head back home empty-handed to focus on their next cup clash against Real Sociedad.