The King Fahd Stadium, in Saudi Arabia, will be the setting for the El Clásico de la Spanish Super Cup 2022, after last year it could not be held there due to the coronavirus crisis. The confrontation between Barcelona – Real Madrid will take place today January 12 from 8:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time).
This match corresponds to the first semifinal of the tournament, in which it will be decided who will play the final against the winner of Atlético de Madrid – Athletic Club next Sunday. The other semifinal will take place on Thursday the 13th at 8:00 p.m. in the same place. January 12 will become a historic date for the Barcelona and Real Madrid, since the two clubs would never have met outside of Spain.
Barcelona attends the event after having drawn against Granada last Saturday and, therefore, seeing LaLiga a little further. Even so, it should be remembered that he is the winner of the Copa del Rey, while the Real Madrid appears dominant after only having lost a single game in all the competitions played to date.
The meeting can be seen live through the Movistar platform on the free broadcast channel #Vamos (dial 8). In addition, it can be followed live on the EL PAÍS website. The grand final will be held on Sunday, January 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Spanish Super Cup schedule
FC Barcelona – Real Madrid: Wednesday, January 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Atlético de Madrid – Athletic Club de Bilbao: Thursday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m.
End: Sunday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.