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Again the Spain Supercup It will be held outside Iberian territory and with four protagonists: Atlético Madrid, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Athletic Club. There will be two semifinals and the winners will meet next Sunday for the title.
The first semifinal will be played by the two biggest in Spain this Wednesday, January 12, in Saudi Arabia. FC Barcelona (Copa del Rey Champion) vs. Real Madrid (La Liga runner-up).
Both clubs traveled with 24 players to Arab territory, only that the Catalan team included three players who have not received a medical discharge to see action: Ronald Araujo, Frenkie de Jong and Ansu Fati. Although the Dutchman is shaping up to be a starter against the whites.
Madrid traveled this Monday without news to highlight, it has its full squad to seek the first title of the year 2022. It boasts of the Benzema-Vinicius duo that add 29 goals in the league tournament.
They are the undisputed leaders of La Liga with 49 points and Barcelona take 17 points, hence the extra motivation of the Catalan team in trying to snatch something from the White House, a club that they have not been able to win in their last five games.
FC Barcelona: ter Stegen; Dani Alves, Gerard Piqué, Clemen Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Gavi; Ousmane Dembélé, Luuk de Jong and Memphis Depay. DT: Xavi Hernández.
Real Madrid: Thibaut Courtois; Lucas Vázquez, Éder Militao, David Alaba, Ferlan Mendy; Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric; Marco Asensio, Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior. DT: Carlo Ancelotti.
Schedules: 3:00 pm Eastern / 11:00 am Pacific
Stadium: King Abdullah Sports City Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Transmission: ESPN and ESPN Sports USA (TV) / Vidgo, WatchESPN, Sling TV, Fubo TV, ESPN + and ESPN Sports + USA (Streaming).
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