Spanish Super Cup

Messi facing lengthy suspension for hitting opponent

Referee Gil Manzano said in his match report that Messi hit his opponent with "excessive force" while the ball was not near him.

published on : 19th January 2021

After stunning Real Madrid in semis, Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona 3-2 in Spanish Super Cup final, Messi gets red

It was the first-ever red card for Messi in 753 appearances for Barcelona, to go with his two reds for Argentina in 2005 and 2019. 

published on : 18th January 2021

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo's final appeal against five-game ban rejected

Real Madrid will also be without Ronaldo for La Liga matches at home to Valencia and Levante and away at Real Sociedad.

published on : 23rd August 2017

Beaten Barcelona have to buy, says Sergio Busquets after loss to Real Madrid in Spanish Super Cup

Barca have been heavily linked with moves for Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund.

published on : 14th August 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo sent off, but Real Madrid roll over Barcelona in Spanish Super Cup first leg

Ronaldo scored and was sent off as Real Madrid beat a Barcelona side by winning 3-1 in the first leg of the Super Cup.

published on : 14th August 2017

Zinedine Zidane confirms extension of Real Madrid contract

Zidane has confirmed on Saturday that he will sign a contract extension with the team he has guided to back-to-back Champions League titles.

published on : 12th August 2017