1-3: To the final of the Spanish Super Cup

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CHRONICLE | 01/08/2020 | Javier Vázquez | PHOTOGRAPHER: Víctor Carretero / Antonio Villalba

Real Madrid eliminates Valencia with an Olympic goal from Kroos, somewhat from Isco and a spectacular one from Modric.

  • Spain Supercup
  • Semifinal
  • 01/08/2020
King Abdullah Stadium of Jeddah
Derby or Classic. It is what awaits the Real Madrid, which is already at the end of the Spain Supercup and he will fight on Sunday to be the first to raise a title that premieres format and that would be the eleventh of Madrid's history. All thanks to a clear victory over Valencia in the semifinal match, in which Zidane they imposed themselves from start to finish and signed their superiority with an Olympic goal of Kroos, the same of Isco and a splendid one of Modric.

The Madrid dominated from the first minutes, in which monopolized the possession of the ball. Casemiro Y Valverde they tried from outside the area, but it was Varane the one who could do the first goal with a shot from head to toe that Domènech cleared. In 15 ’, the team deserved the goal, and then Kroos a genius was invented to put the 0-1. As usual, the German was about to throw a corner in search of a partner in the area, but he saw the goalkeeper out of place and decided to shoot, getting an unforgettable Olympic goal.


With the result against him he had to stretch Valencia and his first occasion was born from Gameiro's boots at half an hour of play. It was a mirage, since they played what Zidane they wanted, and so came the second goal of the game. Isco (39 ’), very attentive in the area, culminated a great play between Valverde, Carvajal Y Modric. Then Malaga could sentence, but his header hit the stick. On the second play, Domènech saved his team against Jović before the break


The match continued on the same course in the second half and Isco He was able to make a double after a great individual action in 57 ’. After, Valverde shot to the side of the net. The percentage of possession exceeded 60% on the side of the Madrid, that recovered the spherical fast, very high and sentenced.

Modric quality

In the 0-3, Modric He stepped on the area and threatened with a bicycle, then put the ball out of reach of the Valencian goal with an exquisite technical gesture with the outside of the right foot. They came back Marcelo (71 ’) and James (77 ’), who entered the field to play the final leg of the match, and in the added time cut even distances from the penalty spot. Now it's time to wait for the result of the other semifinal to know if Barcelona or Atlético is the rival with whom the Madrid The title will be played.

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