Lastly, a shot on the right track from Actual
Vinicius tries his luck solo. However that does not fear Ter Stegen extra.
Two assists and a aim for Gavi
No extra on the lookout for man of the match. She’s right here, she’s 18.
3-0! PEDRI Y VA DE SON ALE!
Turns right into a correction for Actual. Lewandowski pierces your complete axis, strikes Gavi to the left of the floor, and he crosses to the far submit for his good friend Pedri. 3-0!
And Barça regains its dominance
Led by the superb De Jong, the Catalan midfielder utterly units the tempo of the sport. He presses, recovers the ball rapidly and holds it completely when he has it. Blaugranas make meringues run.
One other 25 minutes
Carlo Ancelotti does not typically lose finals. However he threatens to run away…
Ceballos replaces Modric
Carlo Ancelotti tries to shake up his midfielder, he retains choosing him up since leaving Camavinga.
A bit larger truly
For the reason that Vinicius counterattack, Actual has gone up and at last appears to need to provide one thing. To see if it can final.
Subsequent cease Courtois
Actually in ache. Courtois should intervene earlier than Lewandowski this time to avoid wasting his folks. Nook.
Supported by Baldé on the appropriate, Ousmane Dembélé sends a cross, however Courtois saves effectively along with his proper foot. 3-0 was shut…
Actual Madrid’s begin is lengthy overdue
You’d suppose Actual would come again with a bang. That is not the purpose. Los Blancos at all times combat to clear the ball. They’re at present unresolved.
Yellow card to Christensen
Hooked by Rodrygo, the Dane grabs the Brazilian and is logically warned.
It begins once more
We’ll see if Actual handle to boost their heads and provide one thing else.
Eduardo Camavinga steps down
Rodrygo changed the French midfielder within the second interval. He most likely did not rating factors right now within the eyes of Carlo Ancelotti…
On the Barça aspect, Lewandowski is unchanged.
Benzema in full dialogue with Courtois within the corridors of the stadium
The Ballon d’Or does not appear pleased with the primary half in any respect. We will perceive it.
Some stats to attend
– 54% of possession by Barça at half-time
– 3 photographs (3 on the right track) for Barça vs 1 (0 on the right track) for Actual
– 9 fouls dedicated by Actual, solely 2 by Barça
– 27 matches gained by Barça, 13 by Actual
Lewandowski’s bodily harm?
Robert Lewandowski nonetheless gave the impression to be complaining about his ribs after returning to the dressing room. To see if he’d nonetheless be on the garden when he resumed work.
That is half the time
Barça took benefit of a pleasant benefit over the ultimate victory. Xavi may win his first title on the Catalan bench in about an hour.
LEWANDOWSKIIII! 2-0 FOR BARCA!!
Because of De Jong’s intervention, Gavi and Lewandowski current themselves in a 2-on-1 matchup with Rüdiger. The Spanish midfielder on the left is ready for the appropriate second to serve the Pole a full axis on the bottom ground. Quantity 9 simply must match Courtois! The break is over!
Welcome again from Camavinga
Dembélé goes full pace, accelerating, however Camavinga comes again behind him and clears the ball with a pleasant sort out.
And the stadium that now invitations… Barça
After backing the Actual trigger at the beginning of the assembly, native public opinion appears to be backing Barça. Reversible jackets are modern in Riyadh.
Camavinga is not any extra
One other lack of a harmful ball from the French midfielder. He appears destabilized after Barcelona’s aim.
The logical opening of the rating
With out crushing Actual, Barça usually dominated this primary interval. He was in a position to make use of a deadly lack of the ball to punish his opponent.
Camavinga loses the ball 25m from his aim, he follows it in a short time, Busquets strikes Lewandowski who strikes Gavi, who recovers the ball from the left aspect of the pitch and sends a small shot from the left over Courtois. 1-0 for Barca!
Rüdiger au sol
Barcelona’s free-kick is deflected as greatest he can by Courtois, who hits Rudiger within the course of. He bought up after the intervention of the medical workers.
Yellow card to Ferland Mendy
The correct Frenchman is booked for a foul on his compatriot Ousmane Dembélé. Harmful free kick for Barça.
Lewandowski is taken care of
The Polish striker was manipulated by a member of the medical workers on the sideline. We do not know what he actually has as a result of he rapidly returns to his place.
All the pieces occurs in the identical half of the pitch
Other than two or three very vertical strikes, Actual by no means crosses the middle line with the ball.
Ter Stegen Devance Benzema
Modric’s small cross for Benzema within the penalty space, however Ter Stegen comes out at 200 per hour and pushes the ball previous the Frenchman. Which was largely offside anyway. So no regrets.
Barca regain management
The inhabitants of Madrid nonetheless depart the ball to the Catalans, who from 40 meters make a small cross to the ten.
Oh, Benzema’s alternative!
That is Madrid’s reply. A shot from the left, Ferland Mendy crosses into the field for Benzema. The French striker, backing up a bit, manages to get better his header however sees the ball cross proper previous the body.
Barca is a lot better
After a tentative first 5 minutes, the Catalan crew now dominates the talk. Actual Madrid is enjoying comparatively poorly.
Publish for Barca!
Lewandowski takes the ball simply exterior the Madrid space and shoots a robust shot. Courtois has to set as much as bounce off his submit. Actual was scorching!
The Polish ahead hits his head simply over Courtois’s aim after passing the ball from behind. Nonetheless, he gave the impression to be in an offside place.
Vinicius on earth
The Brazilian striker was mowed down by Araujo alongside the touchline when the ball was already out of bounds. He lastly will get up with out a lot hassle. Nook kick for Barca.
Barca are beginning to press
Actual had hassle clearing the ball for some time.
Free-kick for Barca
Free-kick 35 meters from the Madrid aim after Kroos fouled Busquets. Pedri takes care of that and may be very near discovering Araujo on the far submit. The Uruguayan defender loses the ball by just a few centimeters.
Actual holds the ball
Carlo Ancelotti’s gamers are in possession of the ball within the first minutes. Not making a lot of the ball.
Barcelona gamers whistled
Stunning environment in Riyadh as a result of Barça gamers are (a bit) whistled once they have the ball. Saudis are merengue. “Madrid, Madrid” is heard within the stadium.
It is El Clasico time!
Karim Benzema gave the kick-off.
The gamers enter the sphere
With a heat handshake between the 2 coaches on the sideline.
Nicely stocked stadium
If the stands had been sparse in the course of the opening matches of this Spanish Tremendous Cup, this time the Saudi crowd responded to the ultimate.
Will Benzema proceed?
The French striker has performed three matches because the resumption of competitors after the World Cup. For 4 objectives scored.
Actual extra profitable within the final Clasicos
Within the final seven Clasicos in an official match (since final summer season there was a Actual-Barça pleasant), Actual Madrid has a file of six wins to at least one defeat.
The final match between the 2 nice rivals passed off on October 16 in La Liga. Madrid gained 3-1 at residence.
Barça’s XI, with holders Dembélé and Koundé
Ter Stegen – Araujo, Christensen, Kounde, Balde – Busquets, Pedri, De Jong – Gavi, Lewandowski, Dembele.
Actual already sends the squad with no shock
Courtois – Carvajal, Militao, Rudiger, Mendy – Modric, Kroos, Camavinga – Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius.
Two golf equipment face to face on the record
Barça leads the way in which by way of awards, with 13 titles (1983, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2018) and 11 finals misplaced, simply forward of Madrid with 12 wins (1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2012, 2017, 2020, 2022) for five defeats within the closing.
whats up everybody
After defeating Valencia and Betis Sevilla, Actual and Barça meet within the second El Clasico of the season within the Spanish Tremendous Cup closing. Begins at 20:00 at Roi-Fahd Worldwide Stadium.