Monday, March 30
Collect News Data
Jan 12, 2020 at 6pm UK
Real Madrid
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
Real Madrid win 4-1 on penalties

Valverde (115')

Result: Real Madrid beat Atletico on penalties to win Spanish Super Cup

:Headline: Result: Real Madrid beat Atletico on penalties to win Spanish Super Cup:
The goalkeeper made important saves during the match and the penalty shootout which his side won 4-1.

Thibaut Courtois was the hero for Real Madrid as they won the Spanish Super Cup final with a 4-1 penalty shootout victory over rivals Atletico Madrid.

Courtois kept out Thomas Partey's spot-kick out after making a number of vital saves following Federico Valverde's red card in extra-time, as it ended 0-0 after 120 minutes.

Saul also missed for Atletico, allowing Sergio Ramos to convert the winning spot-kick in the first year of the revised format of the competition, which was played in Saudi Arabia.

Real Madrid were taken to a penalty shootout by rivals Atletico in the Spanish Super Cup final (Hassan Ammar/AP)

It was an 11th Super Cup for Real, who dominated the 90 minutes but ended up relying on Courtois to send the game to penalties with two big stops.

The LaLiga match between the two sides ended goalless in September, so there was no surprise that this was a cagey affair in Jeddah.

Real settled the quickest, but Diego Simeone's men, who beat Barcelona in the semi-finals, created the first big chance as Joao Felix intercepted Ramos' pass on the edge of the area, but his snapshot went wide of the far post.

Zinedine Zidane's men began to dominate possession, but this was a Simeone defence they were up against and chances were hard to create.

Their best of the opening 45 minutes came when left-back Ferland Mendy went on an adventurous run but his shot was easy for Jan Oblak to save.

They immediately carried more threat after the break as Luka Jovic was in menacing form, going close after getting free of two defenders.

Jovic was enjoying himself and provided a superb chance for Valverde midway through the second half, but the defender somehow headed on to his own knee inside the six-yard box.

Atletico had been camped in their half but had a chance to go ahead with 11 minutes left when Kieran Trippier teed up Alvaro Morata but his former Chelsea team-mate Courtois got down well to keep out a low shot.

Real Madrid's Federico Valverde was shown a red card during his side's win over Atletico (Hassan Ammar/AP)

With extra-time looming Real had a chance to claim glory as the ball fell to Rodrygo but he shot straight at Oblak.

Valverde saw red in the additional period for hacking down Morata when he was through on goal and then Courtois had to produce two big saves to keep his side in it.

He kept out Trippier's low cross and then did well to stop Angel Correa's effort and those saves proved vital.

After Saul missed Atletico's opening penalty by hitting the post, the Belgian stopper then made a save off Partey's effort to put Real in command.

Ramos finished the job as Zidane collected more silverware.

body check tags ::
amp_article_385897 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2020-01-12 21:31:30:
html db last update - 2020-03-29 11:32:10 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html
Share this article now:
Show comments

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Recommended Next on SM
Zinedine Zidane: 'I'm a better coach than I was in my first stint with Madrid'
Man United 'confident of £135m Saul Niguez deal'
Barcelona chief 'wants Haaland ahead of Martinez'
Pele: 'Ronaldo better than Messi, but I'm the best'
La Liga Table
2Real Madrid27168349193056
4Real Sociedad27144945331246
6Atletico MadridAtletico271112431211045
10Athletic Bilbao2791082923637
12Real Betis2789103843-533
15Real Valladolid27611102333-1029
17Celta Vigo27511112234-1226
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Premier League Table
2Manchester CityMan City28183768313757
3Leicester CityLeicester29165858283053
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd29129844301445
6Wolverhampton WanderersWolves29101364134743
7Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd28111073025543
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs29118104740741
11Crystal Palace29109102632-639
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2998122541-1635
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton29611123240-829
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham2976163550-1527
19Aston Villa2874173456-2225
20Norwich CityNorwich2956182552-2721
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

We value your privacy

A part of our GDPR compliance we need to ask for your consent. We and our partners use technology such as cookies on Sports Mole to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology on Sports Mole.