Barça defeated Real Sociedad on Wednesday in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup.
The FC Barcelona is waiting for the real Madrid, who on Thursday night will face Athletic Bilbao in the other semi-final of this Spanish Supercup. This Wednesday, the Catalans have indeed accomplished their end of the bargain in this Clasico promise. By overcoming Real Sociedad with difficulty.
If Antoine Griezmann had served Frenkie De Jong perfectly for the opening of the Blaugrana score, relatively early in the evening (39th), the Basques had the merit of not abdicating, returning to the mark at the start of the second half on a converted penalty. by Oyarzabal (1-1, 51st). The two teams then surrendered, clashing with the baraka of two goalkeepers to their advantage. Ter Stegen especially.
Ter Stegen as a savior
After extra time, the decision was made on penalties. And the Barcelona goalkeeper shone again, repelling the first two opposing strikes to put his own in the best possible conditions. Dembélé did not tremble on his attempt, unlike Griezmann who missed a match point. Whatever, Puig had the last word in stride (3-2). Real to play!
Despite a penalty missed by Antoine Griezmann and thanks to ter Stegen, FC Barcelona is qualified for the final of the Super Cup of Spain to follow this Sunday! #LequipeFOOT pic.twitter.com/wYeQUA35UL
– the L’Équipe channel (@lachainelequipe) January 13, 2021