Real Madrid beat Valencia on penalties to reach the final of the Spanish Super Cup. The Whites took the lead with Benzema’s eleven-yard field goal at King Fahd Stadium, but Samu Lino equalized right after the restart. The score remained unchanged for the next 75 minutes and the match was determined by the maximum penalty shootout. Whites shot all four shots, while Cömert and Gayà’s mistakes sealed the match at around 1:00 local time.


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The semi-finals started with the victory of Real Madrid in the stands of the King Fahd Stadium, which hosted the final arrangement of this tournament. Local fans whistled and booed Valencia when players arrive on the field to warm up before the first whistle. The opposite of Real Madrid, applauded and praised When Ancelotti’s men jump on the game mat with Benzema, a great idol of the masses.

The Italian technician waved to the tree and Four changes based on the last league gameThe match they lost 2-1 to Villarreal. The two struggled: Alaba and Tchouaméni did not travel with the team to Arabia due to the same soleus injury. Lucas chose to leave Carvajal and Mendy on the bench, spoofing Vázquez and Nacho; however White surprise came mid-court as Modric entered the game..

Gattuso, on the other hand, rumoredly changed his Valencia’s draw after chaining two consecutive losses in the league (2-1 against Villarreal and 0-1 against Cádiz). The Italian player chose the double center formed by Yunus Musah and André Almeida. Samu Lino as playmaker behind Kluivert on the right, Lato and Cavani on the left.

decibel, ‘crescendo’

The revel of the fans gave way to a show as the ‘speaker’ cadres sang. Surprising silence with the start of the match. As if it was a tennis match or a game. The approach of the Whites helped raise the decibel of King Fahd Stadium, but this could well be the Santiago Bernabéu. Real Madrid played at home.

Benzema literally woke his fans up nice individual action on the left wing, including a shot to Generous, but his shot grazed the crossbar. Valverde’s next act also touched wood and tested it from the front, which is his specialty.

Valencia’s approach, which made many dangerous crosses from both groups, did not spoil the show in the stands. the already classic wave or typhoid fever, which is a light show with the flash of mobile phones.

Benzema stroke

The game was tight for Ancelotti’s men who survived in front of the castle due to Valencia’s failure. A long ball from Militao to Benzema left alone in front of French forward Mamardashvili, but Cömert interrupted the Frenchman’s internship by fouling on the field and sending Madrid a penalty..

The white captain took over the lines from eleven meters and completely tricked the Georgian goalkeeper into opening the box before the kickoff at the King Fahd Stadium. A classic Spanish hymn heard many times in Chamartín: “This is how Madrid wins”.

Scenario turn and three injured

Only 22 seconds had been played since the game restarted when Valencia placed the tie on the scoreboard. Lato’s remote crossed the right flank, allowing Samu Lino to finish first into Courtois’ rook.. Shy celebration in stadium stands. Despite all this, Ancelotti had Modric replaced the scolded Camavinga at halftime.

The match was going uphill for Real Madrid. Added to Valencia’s goal were the injuries of Lucas Vázquez and Militao, who took a very ugly turn in the right knee., lay down on the grass and could go no further. Carvajal and Mendy entered the latter without completing a single training session with the group. Samu Lino, who also had muscle problems, joined them. Vinicius had his boots on to prevent the match from going into overtime, but Mamardashvili’s redeeming action He doomed the match against the Brazilian to another half-hour game in Arabia, exceeding midnight.

Penalties determine semi-final

The ‘Ché’ goalkeeper donned his superhero cape and saved Valencia with two valuable saves from Vinicius and Kroos’ shots. ‘Chés’ entrusted themselves to Fran Pérez, a football player with a subsidiary record playing his fourth match for the first team.. His were the two most dangerous moves of Gattuso’s men. The pointer did not move and the match was determined by penalty kicks.

Madrid hit all four penalties with shots from Benzema, Modric, Kroos and Asensio, but The failures of Generous and Gayà for Valencia ended the semi-finals in favor of whites.. Ancelotti’s men have qualified for their 17th finals and expect either Barça or Betis to play for the title at 20:00 Spanish time on Sunday.