Penalties lead Barcelona to the Spanish Super Cup final


Barcelona won by penalties during the confrontation with Real Sociedad, after the end of the original and extra time with a 1-1 draw, in the framework of the semi-finals of the Spanish Super Cup.

Frenkie de Jong scored for Barcelona in the 39th minute, while Real Sociedad Uiarzabal scored a penalty kick in the 51st minute.

Barcelona will wait for tomorrow’s winner between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao in the final round with this qualification.

The first threat in the match was Real Sociedad striker Alexandre Isaac, who hit a header that went over Ter Stegen’s goal in the 3rd minute.

Porto missed the opportunity to score Real Sociedad’s goal in the 11th minute when he received a pass inside the area and hit a strong ball passed by the right post of Ter Stegen.

A cross arrived inside the Barcelona penalty area from a corner kick to Robin Lee Normand of Real Sociedad, who hit a header easily saved by Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen in the 13th minute.

Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen starred in blocking a shot by Real Sociedad striker Alexandre Isaac in the area in the 17th minute.

Barcelona’s first attempt came in the 22nd minute when Barca defender Clement Lenglet hit a powerful ball that passed alongside Real Sociedad’s left post.

Barcelona striker Braithwaite sent a shot from inside the penalty area, but Real Sociedad goalkeeper Remiro easily saved it in the 25th minute.

Frenkie de Jong scored Barcelona’s goal in the 39th minute when he received a cross from Antoine Griezmann on the left side to hit the young Dutchman with the header in the middle of the goal.

And the first half ended with Barcelona advancing with a clean goal.

At the start of the second half, the referee awarded a penalty kick in favor of Real Sociedad for having a handball on Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong inside the penalty area.

Uierzabal set out to implement the penalty kick, to the left of Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen, to score the equalizer for his team in the 51st minute.

Griezmann missed the opportunity to score Barcelona’s goal in the 58th minute when he received a cross from Busquets inside the area and hit the bird. Still, the ball passed over Real Sociedad goalkeeper Romero’s goal.

Dembele almost doubled the score for Barcelona in the 61st minute, as he hit a powerful ball passed by the left post of goalkeeper Remiro.

Real Sociedad goalkeeper Remiro starred in countering a powerful shot by Barcelona player Pedri from inside the penalty area and turned it into a corner in the 77th minute.

And the attempts on both sides continued, but without any real danger until the original time ended in a positive tie with a goal for the same, and the two teams headed to overtime.

Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen brilliantly confronted a powerful shot from Zaldo of Sociedad in the 93rd minute.

Real Sociedad goalkeeper Romero defeated Osman Dembele’s shot inside the area in the 99th minute.

Griezmann missed a new opportunity to kill the match in favor of Barcelona, ​​as Sociedad goalkeeper Remiro shined, and the ball rebounded with a counterattack. Uyarzbal almost scored a goal without Ter Stegen’s brilliance in the 112th minute.

And the post-Adnan Yanouzai was deprived of scoring the winning goal for Sociedad in the 117th minute, so the extra games ended in a draw, and the penalty shootout was decided.

And fortune smiled in the penalty shootout for Barcelona, ​​who scored 3 kicks to just two kicks from Real Sociedad players.

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