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FC Barcelona defeats Real Madrid to lift the Spanish Super Cup 2022-23

Riyadh: The Catalonians defeated Los Blancos at King Fahd International Stadium by 3-1 to lift their 13th Spanish Super Cup and the first in the new format. Also Read: What Are The 2023 Car Launch Dates For Formula 1 Teams?

In an El Clasico final, Fireworks and Cheers went for Barca as they wiped off the toil of years. 19-year-old Pablo Gavi put the Blaugurana ahead with an overpowered raunching strike past Thibault Courtois at the 33rd minute, thanks to a sizzling pass by Lewandowski put in the Gavi’s path.

Minutes Later, as time inched closer to the first half, Gavi returned the favor by assisting Lewandowski in his first El Clasico goal. Frenkie de Jong cleared the ball brilliantly into the legs of Gavi who struck it nice and clear for a Lewangoalski.

Barcelona relentless tried for another goal in the game even though they were safe with two in. The Blaugurana played offensively rather than a highly defensive set-up expected in some similar situations. Nevertheless, Their efforts bore fruit in the 69th minute. A highly ineffective play by the Los Blancos saw the ball into Lewandowski’s legs who passed it Gavi. Pedri fires the ball from Gavi’s cross straight into the nets. The third goal ensured the Blaugurana victory, the Real Madrid squad lacked the cheer for a comeback. Ancelotti brought in fresh faces to steal the possession away from gripped Barca and convert to goal.

Benzema was able to finish one goal in the 90+3 minute through a rebound. However, it wasn’t what Real Madrid required. Barcelona erupted in joy as they clinched the Spanish Super Cup, their first trophy of the season. Furthermore, The Catalan giants added their first trophy under Xavi and registered themselves as favourites for La Liga. Pablo Gavi, who played brilliantly, racing through the course of the field has been adjudged MOM.

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Mohammed Bazim
Mohammed Bazim
With a dream to be in the paddock living the life, Mohammed Bazim is a 19-year-old collegiate who spends his day watching old games, trying to learn more about his passion, Formula One. Hailing from Kerala, he considers himself to be a trivia aficionado. His lover passion for trivia does not end at Formula 1, it just begins there. Bazim loves to write about anything and everything related to Business, Sports, Fashion, and International Relations.


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