No Supercopa final for Yannick Carrasco and Atlético Madrid, match against Bilbao marred by dark red card

Real Madrid will face Athletic Club on Sunday in the final of the Spanish supercup. The men from Bilbao won 1-2 against Atlético Madrid on Thursday.

Vincent Van Genechten

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Yannick Carrasco and co took the lead in Saudi Arabia, however, when Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simon unluckily scored an own goal in the 62nd minute. But via Yeray Alvarez (77′) and Nico Williams (81′) Atlético still ran into a 1-2 defeat.

In extra time, defender José Maria Gimenez was also shown a red card after a scandalous karate kick in the face of Iñigo Martínez.

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On Sunday, Athletic Bilbao will meet Real Madrid in the final, which beat Barcelona 2-3 on Wednesday after extra time. Since the 2019-2020 season, four teams have been playing the Spanish Supercup instead of two: the first two of the competition and both cup finalists.

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