NEWS STORY. 08/01/2023
Real Madrid take on Valencia in the semi-finals of a tournament being played in Riyadh (Wednesday, 8 p.m.).
Real Madrid are playing the second trophy of the season this week: the Spanish Super Cup. Our team will try to retain their title in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) from super champion of Spain won last season at the same venue. The 2023 edition has as participants the training led by Ancelotti (champion of La Liga), Betis (winner of the Copa del Rey), Barcelona (vice-champion of La Liga) and Valencia (finalist of the Copa del Rey).
Real Madrid will start the competition on Wednesday against Valencia (8 p.m. Spanish time). The other semi-final will oppose the next day, Thursday January 12, Betis and Barcelona. The final will take place on Sunday January 15 between the winners of the two matches (8 p.m. Spanish time). The King Fahd stadium will be the scene of all matches in the competition.
On the way to the 13th
The madridistaswho have already raised this season the European Super Cup, have won the Spanish Super Cup 12 times. The first dates back to 1998 with a success against Barcelona. The following year, it was won automatically following the double, while the 1990, 1993 and 1997 editions were against the Catalan team. Zaragoza (2001), Mallorca (2003) and Valencia (2008) were the opponents of the first titles of this century, before two new titles won against Barcelona (2012 and 2017). In the last Spanish Super Cups, played in the current format in final oventhe beaten rivals were Atlético de Madrid (2020) and Athletic (2022).