The Real Madrid lifted its twelfth Spanish Super Cup this Sunday by beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0 thanks to goals from Luka Modric, Karim Benzema and a penalty saved by Courtois almost at the end of the match after a hand inside the Militao area that ended with a red card for the Brazilian.
For the third time this season, Real Madrid was able to beat the Basques after victories 1-0 and 1-2 in La Liga and all thanks to Modric’s momentum. The Croatian was essential in midfield from the first minutes and thanks to him Madrid were able to get ahead on the scoreboard.
A boarding school for Rodrygo at 37 ‘ On the left, it ended with Modric’s unstoppable shot from the edge of the area to put Real Madrid up.
The domain was extended by Benzema at 51 ‘of the second half when he changed a penalty committed by a handball inside the area for a goal from the Yerai plant.
Since then, Madrid controlled the pace of the game without problems, but it seemed that the night was coming for the meringues after a handball inside the area by Militao ended with the defender being expelled and Raúl García charged a penalty. However, Courtois’s saving leg saved the penalty even though he had been tricked by the Spaniard.
The Penalty stopped by Courtois at 88′ ended up cooling things down and Real Madrid were able to lift their twelfth Spanish Super Cup and his first trophy of the season.
with victory Marcelo became, along with Paco Gento, the Real Madrid player with the most titles won at the institution, with 23.
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