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'CLÁSICO' IN THE SUPERCUP

The Spanish Super Cup could leave a 'Clásico' in the semifinals

Published:3/08/2019 - 13:29h

Updated:8/08/2019 - 03:23h

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid could face each other in a new 'Clásico' in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup. The new format of this tournament will have a 'Final Four' and will be played in January instead of August

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The Supercopa of Spain will change totally this season and will not remain neither trace of the format of always. Up to now, this trophy played to double party in August between the champion of the League Santander and the champion of Glass of Rey. But from this course will be one 'Final Four' between two teams more, in addition to the two champions.

The dates of this new tournament also will change and will be in January of 2020 along three days. They will be two semifinals to only party, in addition to the final. As it could not be of another way, FC Barcelona​ and Valencia will play the Supercopa for having won League and Glass , respectively. Athletic of Madrid and Real Madrid will be the groups that complete the tournament for having remained second and third in the classification liguera.

According to the bases of this new format, the champion of League has to confront to the runner-up of Glass, circumstance by which goes to have to celebrate a draw. The Barça was champion of League and lost the final of Glass, with what in the draw that celebrate could touch him Athletic of Madrid, Real Madrid or Valencia.

In other words in 'semis' of the Supercopa of Spain could have a Classical between merengues and culés. In the case that they do not remain matched in the semifinals, Madrid and Barcelona could play in the hypothetical final. If this occurred, would be the Classical second of the season, since the one of League plays before, on 27 October.

Still it does not know when it will celebrate this draw, but yes knows that the semifinals will be the 8 and on 9 January 2020. The final will be on 12 January and the stadium in which it will play the tournament still has to determine. The Real Spanish Federation of Football announced that the headquarters will decide it they and that it could be so much in Spain as abroad.

The Madrid has to improve a lot

The whites are doing an abysmal pre-season and are leaving very bad feelings. In spite of the signings, seems that there is not difference regarding the Real Madrid that fracasó the past course. To compete this season and in the own Supercopa, the ones of Zidane go to have to improve a lot and the possible Classical could go back to fall in favour of a Barça that expects to go back to arrasar in Spain.

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