Real Madrid settles the clash against Barcelona

Real Madrid renewed their dominance over their traditional rival Barcelona in the Clasico clashes recently, beating them 3-2 after extending the match to extra time in the semi-finals of the Spanish Super Cup at King Fahd International Stadium in The Saudi capital Riyadh on Wednesday.

Real achieved their fifth consecutive victory over the Catalan team, who defeated them 2-1 at the Camp Nou in October in the league. Vinicius Junior (25), Karim Benzema (72), and Uruguayan Federico Valverde (98) scored for Real Madrid, as Luuk De Jong (41), and Ansu Fati (83) scored for Barcelona. Real Madrid qualified for the final to face the winner between Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid, the league champions.

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Despite his loss, Barcelona will be delighted with their advanced performance, as they hope to use it to make up for their stumble in the first half of the season, where they are currently sixth in La Liga. As the team coach Xavi Hernandez bid farewell to the Champions League group stage for the first time in nearly 20 years, he will use his performance in the Clasico to re-inject enthusiasm into his ranks to finish the season better.

Unlike him, Real Madrid lives his best days , where he leads the standings by a margin five points ahead of Sevilla, with fewer matches to go, as they prepare to face Saint-Germain and Messi in the second round of the Champions League.

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