Real Madrid Beat Athletic Bilbao To Win 12th Spanish Super Cup In Riyadh.

Super Cup Champions 2022

The Spanish Super Cup comes to an end after three entertaining matches. Los Blancos have their first trophy of the season, and Carlo Ancelotti’s men thoroughly deserved the win tonight.

It was always going to be a tough match against Bilbao, but Real Madrid just had enough to see off their Basque opposition in Saudi Arabia.

Match Summary

Real Madrid win the Supercopa de Espana after beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0! Modric gave them the lead in the first half with a brilliant first-time curling effort into the top corner. Benzema then wrapped things up after VAR awarded a penalty for handball against Yeray, and the Frenchman fired it home.

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Athletic pushed, but without testing Courtois, but they got a chance late on. VAR awarded a penalty for handball against Militao, with the Brazilian being shown a straight red card, but Courtois made an important save to deny Raul Garcia.


Modric Ageing Like Fine Wine

Luka Modric was so instrumental in Madrid’s win over Athletic Bilbao today. The Croatian midfielder swept the ball home with a curling finish in the first half to give Madrid the lead. However, his efforts throughout the match was also noteworthy.

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He was also defensively strong when Madrid were under pressure from Bilbao in the final 20 minutes of the game.

Modric might be 36 years old, but he is still one of the most important players in the Madrid squad.