(EFE) — Barcelona ended its title drought and won the first crown of the Xavi Hernandez era by beating Real Madrid with power (1-3) in the Super Cup final. the poetAuthor of the first goal and assistant in the next two Robert Lewandowski Y Pedro.
Barca were far better than the Italian Carlo Ancelotti, whose mistakes off the ball proved fatal. That’s how the goals came. Kavi opened the scoring in the 33rd minute with penalties to Lewandowski (45m) and Petrie (69m). The Karim Benzema He produced the result in extension (m.93).
Kavi was adjudged Man of the Match.
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It took 638 days for Barca to win the title again after Argentinian Leo Messi left the club.
Before the summer of 2021, until this Sunday, Barcelona said goodbye to its last title: a Copa del Rey, won in a landslide (0-4) against Athletic Club de Bilbao in La Carduja. Messi’s double.
With the trophy already in their possession, almost every Barcelona player, especially the youngest, wanted to take a photo with it to immortalize a moment that, perhaps unknowingly, was going to go down in history.
Target! Qavi signs off with a superb performance to overtake Barcelona in the Clasico
Barcelona managed to steal the ball and break Courtois’ goal in 4 touches.
A story that hasn’t been written in the same way since Messi’s departure and its consequences at the level of the game. And so Barcelona had to wait 21 months to celebrate with a trophy and a medal around their neck again.
Without Messi and with financial problems, Barcelona had to completely reinvent themselves. 14 players have won their first title with Barcelona this Sunday; A fact that attests to the process of change and difficulty that the club, now led by Joan Laporta, has gone through.
About Arnav TenasAlex Balde, Ball Tower -who did not appear as part of the first team on the club’s website, and entered the squad for the Spanish Super Cup despite appearing in the subsidiary-, Andreas Christensen, Marc AlonsoHector Bellerin, Eric Garcia, Jules Conte, the poetFrank Kessey, Pablo Torre, Ferran Torres, Robert Lewandowski, Robinha and Memphis.
Lewandowski lost 2-0. Barcelona clearly dominate
Frenkie de Jong with a jewel of a pass for Saffron to help ‘Levy’ to 2-0.
That means only nine players from the current Barcelona squad were Blaugrana in Messi’s last title.
The drought was snapped in Riyadh as Barcelona won their 14th Spanish Super Cup, the first since playing in the final format of four four editions.