Athletic Bilbao qualified for the Spanish Super Cup final, hosted by the Saudi capital, Riyadh, by defeating Atletico Madrid 2-1.
Sharjah 24 – Asaad Khalil:
Athletic Bilbao came from behind against Atletico Madrid with a goal to win 2-1, in the semi-finals of the Spanish Super Cup, which will be hosted by the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
Bilbao set up a date with Real Madrid in the final match, which will be held next Sunday, as the latter qualified for the final after its exciting victory over arch-rivals Barcelona 3/2, yesterday, Wednesday, in the semi-finals.
Atletico Madrid advanced with a goal scored by Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simon in the 62nd minute, but Jari Alvarez scored the equalizer for Bilbao in the 77th minute.
In the 81st minute, Nicholas Williams added the second goal for Bilbao.