The 38th edition of the Supercopa de Espana, otherwise recognized as the Spanish Tremendous Cup, will consider area in mid-January with 4 La Liga giants set to struggle it out for silverware.
As is personalized, the opposition will characteristic the prior season’s Copa del Rey finalists along with the sides that concluded initial and second in the Spanish top flight.
This yr that signifies Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will all be vying for silverware in Saudi Arabia.
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Athletic are the reigning Tremendous Cup champions after defeating Barcelona 3-2 in previous year’s last. The Catalans are the most successful group in the competitors acquiring lifted the title a file 13 moments.
Spanish Super Cup semi-remaining match facts
|Barcelona 2-3 Real Madrid||King Fahd Intercontinental Stadium||Highlights||Recap|
|Atletico Madrid 1-2 Athletic Bilbao||King Fahd Intercontinental Stadium||Highlights|
Spanish Super Cup closing match details
|Date (AEDT)||Time (AEDT)||Match||Stadium||Broadcast|
|Sun Jan 16||1.:30 p.m.||Authentic Madrid v Athletic Bilbao||King Fahd Worldwide Stadium||ESPN+|
How to look at the Spanish Super Cup in Australia
ESPN is the distinctive rights-holders of Spanish soccer in the United States, which extends to the Supercopa de España. They have elected to put the events on ESPN+, which is the broadcast company’s high quality streaming support offered to subscribers only.
Why is the Spanish Super Cup currently being played in Saudi Arabia?
The Spanish Tremendous Cup expanded from two to four teams in 2019 as part of a 10-year deal that controversially saw Saudi Arabia also safe web hosting rights. Stories declare the deal will be worth up to €320 million for the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) throughout the upcoming decade.
When the 2020 edition did acquire location in Saudi Arabia, the Spanish Super Cup was performed in Spain past yr due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of ongoing challenges with the virus, the match will be held in Saudi Arabia’s money of Riyadh in 2022.
The conclusion to relocate the opposition has been criticised by numerous but the RFEF have earlier defended the transfer.
“Until eventually now it has been a level of competition which has been staged in the summer time in Spain without having interest from the media or from the general public. It was unnoticeable for pretty much everybody,” a spokesperson for the RFEF claimed in 2020 .