El Derbi Madrileno ends in penalties as Real Madrid win Spanish Super Cup 2020

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Supercopa De Espana 2020 Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Highlights – The 120-minute goalless encounter between Real Madrid and their cross-city rivals – Atletico Madrid ended in a 4-1 penalty shootout in which Real Madrid reigned supreme to win the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

supercopa de espana 2020 real madrid vs atletico madrid highlights

Thibaut Courtois helped his team in winning the match with his fantastic saves. He did not allow Atletico’s Thomas Partey to score in any of the penalties and proved instrumental in Real’s win. Saul Níguez also missed in the penalties but in the end, Captain Sergio Ramos hit the winning goal in the penalties for Real Madrid to seal the match and helped his team clinch the win in the first revised edition of the competition.

Supercopa De Espana 2020 Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Highlights

Kieran Trippier was the only player who scored for the Atletico side in the penalties while Dani Carvajal, Rodrygo Goes, and Luka Modric had scored for Real, prior to Sergio’s winning shot.

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Zinedine Zidane’s team was quick to settle in the match, though the first real chance was created by the Atletico when Ramos’ pass was intercepted by Joao Felix who could not capitalize on the opportunity and the ball went past the far post.

Supercopa De Espana 2020 Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Highlights

The possession statistics show that Real was constantly trying to create chances against the great Atletico’s defense. The only highlight of the Real attack in the first half was Ferland Mendy’s attempt to open the score-line for his team which was too trivial for the Atletico goalkeeper to save.

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The energy levels of Real increased dramatically in the second half when Luka Jovic created a fantastic chance for Federico Valverde who could not convert it. With few minutes remaining in the game, Kieran Trippier fed Alvaro Morata the ball. He shot the ball, low in the net only to be saved fantastically by Courtois.

Jan Oblak also made two phenomenal saves for his team. First, when he denied Luka Modric and then, Mariano Diaz.

Supercopa De Espana 2020 Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Highlights

The most crucial moment of the game was in the 115th minute when Real’s midfielder Federico Valverde was handed over a red card by the referee for pulling down Alvaro Morata who was thorough on the goal.

The great saves from Courtois in the penalties ensured a Super Cup for his team, Real Madrid.

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