“Real Madrid’s Sensational Comeback: Dramatic 5-3 Victory Over Atletico Madrid in Spanish Super Cup Semifinal Thriller”

Thanks to two more goals, Real Madrid defeated archrivals Atletico Madrid 5-3 in overtime to book their place in the Spanish Super Cup final.

In a thrilling match in Saudi Arabia that ended 3-3 in regular time, penalties seemed inevitable – but crucial goals from Stefan Savic and Brahim Diaz in stoppage time made the difference.

The first semi-final in the Super Cup showcased intense and entertaining gameplay, with both teams giving their all until extra time. After a dynamic match, featuring spectacular set-piece headers from Mario Hermoso and Antonio Rudiger, Ferland Mendy flicked a clever header and Antoine Griezmann scored an outstanding solo strike, leveling the teams 2-2 by halftime.

A mistake by Madrid’s goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois led to Rudiger’s own goal, making it seem like Atletico had clinched the victory in regular time. However, Dani Carvajal scored late after a clever move, and Vinicius Junior and Jules Kounde both contributed to a dramatic comeback.

Real Madrid, showing their prowess throughout the night, secured the win in extra time, with a looping header from Stefan Savic and, later, a theatrical finish by Brahim Diaz leaving Atletico trailing. The final will see Madrid face either Barcelona or Osasuna.
The Madrid Derby in Saudi Arabia drew a lively crowd after extra time, with Real overcoming Atletico Madrid 5-3 and securing a place in the Spanish Super Cup final. The teams played at a relentless pace in the first semi-final, displaying an entertaining match until both teams seemed exhausted after additional time.

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Creating a fantastic atmosphere, the players signaled to the fans within the first 15 minutes, making Riyadh feel like it was just around the corner from Madrid. Man of the match was Dani Carvajal, the right back for Real Madrid, who both threatened with potent assaults and made critical defensive plays when called upon. Mendy’s second goal was the result of his superb cross.

Player Ratings:

Madrid: Courtois 3, Carvajal 8, Rudiger 7, Nacho 6, Mendy 7, Tchouameni 7, Valverde 8, Modric 7, Bellingham 7, Rodrigo 7, Vinicius 7. Subs: Kroos 8, Camavinga 7, Diaz 7, Seballos 7, Joselu 6, Guler 6. Atletico Madrid: Oblak 8, Savic 7, Gimenez 7, Hermoso 8, Llorente 7, Koke 6, De Paul 6, Saul 6, Llorente 7, Morata 6, Griezmann 8. Subs: Molina 7, Ricelme 7, Vitsel 6, Korea 6, Galan 6, Azpilicueta 6.

Man of the Match:

Dani Carvajal (RM): Carvajal was exceptional, providing important defensive contributions when necessary and threatening with powerful attacks. His crucial cross resulted in Mendy’s second goal. Everything positive from Real came through their right-back.

Discussing Points:

Identifying Real Madrid’s best in Riyadh:

Any fear that the Saudi Arabian venue would stifle the high-octane derby game was dispelled from the beginning. Both teams fielded strong XIs and played at a level of intensity fitting for league matches. The hope is that this bodes well for the upcoming league games.
Players also fueled the crowd, with RM players signaling to fans within the first 15 minutes. It created a fantastic atmosphere that made Riyadh feel like it was just around the corner from Madrid.

Key Moments:

• 7′ Goal! Real Madrid 0-1 Atletico Madrid (Hermoso)
• 20′ Goal! Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (Rudiger)
• 29′ Goal! Real Madrid 2-1 Atletico Madrid (Mendy)
• 37′ Goal! Real Madrid 2-2 Atletico Madrid (Griezmann)
• 78′ Goal! Real Madrid 2-3 Atletico Madrid (OG)
• 85′ Goal! Real Madrid 3-3 Atletico Madrid (Carvajal)
• 116′ Goal! Real Madrid 4-3 Atletico Madrid (Joselu)
• 120′ Goal! Real Madrid 5-3 Atletico Madrid (Diaz)
Real Madrid now looks forward to the final in Riyadh, where they will face either Barcelona or Osasuna in their quest for the Spanish Super Cup title.


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