Surprise today (Thursday) in the Super Cup final. After a great 2: 3 between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the first semi-final, Athletic Bilbao defeated Real Madrid 1: 2 and advanced to the final against the Blancos in a game in which the team of Diego Simeone, the Spanish champions, kicked twice to the frame.
Self of Onai Simon, Bilbao goalkeeper (62), put the Madridians in the lead. Yankee Alvarez (77) and substitute Nico Williams (81) became within minutes thanks to two successful funds, with the Colcheneros unable to come back afterwards. Jose Jimenez (94) was sent off in a straight red.
Bilbao, it will be recalled, won the Super Cup last year after beating Real Madrid 1: 2 and Barcelona 2: 3 after extra time. The Basques now have a chance to win the title for the third time in their history against Real Madrid. The Blancos have won the last three meetings between the teams in the league.