Spanish Super Cup: Real triumphs over Atletico in extra time thriller

The gripping, emotion-filled semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup saw Real Madrid prevail over Atletico Madrid in extra time.

Many had anticipated a high-goal game right from the beginning: Hermoso scored off Griezmann’s cross. However, Real Madrid soon turned the game around within 10 minutes with goals by Rudiger and Mendy. But in the end, it was Le Petit Diable that established the 2-2 tie.

In the second half of the game, Real Madrid’s German central defender unintentionally scored an own goal. However, only five minutes before the end, Carvajal netted the equaliser, pushing the game into extra time. After another 30 minutes of intense battle, Real Madrid brought their A game.

The first curveball came from Savic’s own goal, followed by Brahim Diaz’s decisive goal, sealing the final score at 5-3 in favour of Real Madrid. This tale of excitement and thrill truly marked a memorable match in the Spanish Super Cup semi-finals.

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