Spanish Super Cup

  • Valdes holds off Atletico as Barcelona claim Super Cup 29-08-2013 08:17 AM

    Madrid: Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes conjured two stunning saves to deny Atletico Madrid and help the La Liga champions secure a fourth Spanish Super Cup in five years on away goals after a scrappy 0-0 second leg draw at the Nou Camp on Wednesday. After last week's first leg at...
  • Lionel Messi in squad for Atletico Super Cup showdown 28-08-2013 09:03 AM

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi has been included in Barcelona's squad for Wednesday's Spanish Super Cup second leg at home to Atletico Madrid after recovering from a thigh problem sustained in last week's 1-1 first-leg draw at the Calderon. "In Leo's case, yes he is fine, he trained normally," Barca coach Gerardo...
  • Barcelona's Adriano doubtful for Spanish Super Cup 26-08-2013 06:47 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona say defender Adriano is doubtful for Wednesday's second leg of the Spanish Super Cup after injuring his right leg. The Spanish club says Adriano "strained a muscle in his right leg" after scoring the winner in Sunday's 1-0 victory over Malaga. He was substituted at halftime of the...
  • Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino breaking Neymar in gently 26-08-2013 06:17 PM

    Barcelona have been keen to avoid overburdening new signing Neymar but Wednesday's Spanish Super Cup second leg at home to Atletico Madrid may see him included in the starting lineup for the first time. Coach Gerardo Martino has left the Brazil forward on the bench until the final half hour...
  • Lionel Messi hurts left thigh in draw at Atletico Madrid 22-08-2013 09:47 AM

    Madrid: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi hurt his left thigh during Wednesday's 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid and will undergo tests to determine the severity of the injury. Messi was replaced by Cesc Fabregas at half-time in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup. New signing Neymar went on as...
  • Neymar helps Barcelona to 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid 22-08-2013 07:11 AM

    Barcelona: Brazilian forward Neymar came off the bench to head his first competitive goal for Barcelona and rescue a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday. David Villa struck a superb 12th-minute volley against the club he left in the close...
  • Real, Barca brace for yet another El Clasico 11-08-2011 08:48 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid and Barcelona can get a handle on how their pre-season preparations are going when the sides clash in the Spanish Super Cup this weekend. The traditional curtain raiser for the league campaign is going ahead despite the players' union calling a strike for the first two weekends...