Athletic Club will face Real Madrid in the 2022 Supercopa de Espana final in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, after they defeated Atletico Madrid and Barcelona in the semi-finals. Los Leones and Los Blancos haven't met in a final in 64 years, so it'll be a remarkable encounter regardless of the result. Stay with us for all the build-up to Athletic Club against Real Madrid in the Supercopa final, followed by updates of the match itself.
Real Madrid has taken control of the game! Rodrygo drives into the box, causing several Athletic defenders to commit, before laying it off for Luka Modric to first-time it past Unai Simon from the edge of the box. The score is 1-0.
A Benzema shot strikes Yeray Alvarez's arm, prompting Real Madrid to demand a penalty. Soto Grado goes to the VAR monitor and chooses to award a spot kick after nothing is granted at first.
Karim Benzema is the one who takes it and converts. Unai Simon was correct in his prediction, but his shot was powerful enough to strike the bottom corner and make it 2-0.
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