A bittersweet evening for Antoine Griezmann. The French striker was crowned the all-time top scorer for Atletico Madrid, but he was unable to lead his team to the Spanish Super Cup final. An evolving Real Madrid was a stumbling block for the city rival. In stoppage time, Brahim Diaz scored – once through defender Savic – with a header: 5-3.
The Madrid derby guarantees a fiery football match, including an away match in Riyadh in the semi-finals of the Spanish Super Cup.
Hermoso quickly opened the scoring for the younger brother, but before the half-hour mark, Real Madrid got things back on track. Rudiger headed home first, and moments later Mendy registered the lead on the scoreboard.
The evening's moment was quickly overshadowed by the three early goals. With great power, Antoine Griezmann entered the history books of Atletico Madrid.
His 174th goal is a club record. The Frenchman achieved this number in 368 matches, while the previous record holder, Luis Aragones, needed two additional matches.
When Rudiger scored an own goal ten minutes from time, the party seemed complete for Witsel and his teammates, who have since been replaced, and who took complete control of the match.
This was not included in Carvajal. The right-back picked up a loose ball in the penalty area and the 22 starting players were sentenced to extra time.
Real Madrid moved in leaps and bounds.
Brahim Diaz played the hero in De Koninklijke. In the beginning, he applied good pressure, which led to an own goal from Savic. More importantly, 4-3 with 4 minutes remaining.
When he scored 5-3 into an empty net after a counterattack, his situation was confirmed. Real Madrid is the first qualifier to the Super Cup final. Tomorrow Barcelona and Osasuna will face each other.
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