The first great duel of the year will be starred by FC Barcelona and Real Madrid in the framework of the Spanish Super Cup. Both teams will meet in the semifinals in a match that will take place at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. On the side of Xavi Hernández, this will be his first Spanish classic as a coach, so he will seek to debut with a victory.
The former player will command from the start the best he has to overcome Carlos Ancelotti and his team in order to advance to the stage in the tournament.
In this way, Xavi would send the following eleventh in which the return of Memphis Depay from the first minute. Possible alignment: Marc Andre Ter Stegen; Dani Alves, Gerard Piqué, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Sergio Busquets, Nico, Gavi; Ousmane Dembélé, Memphis Depay, Ferran Torres.
The last time both teams met was on October 24, 2021 in the framework of LaLiga matchday 10. That time FC Barcelona was the host and fell 2-1 to the meringues. The goals of the visit fell on behalf of David Alaba and Lucas, while the Catalans discounted in the additional minutes thanks to Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero.
The match of the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup between FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid will take place this Wednesday, January 12.