Potential Clásico in Saudi Arabia

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The draw for January’s Spanish Super Cup took place on Monday afternoon and left Real Madrid with a potential clash against Barcelona in the final.

The new-look format pitted Los Blancos with Valencia in the semi-final, while Barcelona take on Atlético Madrid in other last-four clash. The draw means a potential Clásico awaits in the final.

This year’s tournament will take place in Saudi Arabia, a move confirmed by Spanish Football Federation head Luis Rubiales. Specifically, the state-of-the-art King Abdullah Sport City Stadium, which holds over 62,000 fans.

Valencia’s clash with Madrid will take place on Wednesday 8 January, while Barcelona will face Atlético Madrid the next day, on Thursday 9 January. The final will be played on Sunday 12 January.

 

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