The FC Barcelona, celebrating the goal of Pedri against the Athletic

THE ATHLETIC CLUB OF BILBAO, RIVAL CULÉ

FC Barcelona hopes to repeat the San Mamés recital in the Super Cup

Published:15/01/2021 - 09:16h

Updated:15/01/2021 - 10:55h

The FC Barcelona will measure to the Athletic Club of Bilbao in the final of the Supercopa of Spain. The culés expect to repeat the big party that did in Saint Mamés does few days

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The big majority of fans expected that next Sunday there was a Classical between the FC Barcelona and the Real Madrid in the final of the Supercopa of Spain, but will not be like this. In the night of the Tuesday, the culés did the duties with suffering in front of the Real Sociedad, winning in the batch of penaltis, but the madridistas did not attain his note to the final after falling against the Athletic Club of Bilbao.

Given the circumstances, the final will be another classical party, in this case seen in a lot of finals of Glass of Rey: a FC Barcelona-Athletic Club of Bilbao. The curious is that the meeting between both will arrive two weeks afterwards that the Barcelona achieved to win to the rojiblancos in Saint Mamés (2-3) in one of the best parties of the Catalan picture since Ronald Koeman seats in the bench.

In this party lived in the cathedral, the Athletic Club of Bilbao achieved to advance with a goal of Iñaki Williams but, after this, arrived a recital culé of the hand of the connections between Leo Messi, Pedri, Ousmane Dembélé or Antoine Griezmann. A party to frame that it has to serve like example so that the FC Barcelona face the final, taking into account that the Basque picture will have learnt of his errors.

To all this it is necessary to add that this party between Athletic Club of Bilbao and FC Barcelona supposed the debut of Marcelino García Toral in the bench of the group bilbaíno and that, hardly two weeks afterwards, will be in disposal to win his first title in the final of the Supercopa of Spain. Against the Real Madrid, the Basque picture showed solid and effective, by what the culés do not have to expect find to the same team that does scarce days.

Besides, Marcelino García Toral already knows what is to snatch him a final to the FC Barcelona. In concrete, are speaking of the final of the Glass of the King that contested in 2019 between the Barcelona group and Valencia. It was in Benito Villamarín and finished with victory of the picture 'che' (2-1) few days afterwards that the Barcelona fell in Anfield against the Liverpool in the catastrophic night culé in Champions League.

The FC Barcelona of Ronald Koeman improves the feelings

With the step of the months, the FC Barcelona of Ronald Koeman has gone winning in reliability, improving the game and also the competitive character. Against the Real Sociedad, the team culé knew to do a good party without Leo Messi​ and knew to suffer in the extention, when the strengths flaqueaban and had to appear Marc-André ter Stegen to save to his team and carry it to the penaltis. This Sunday, a new examination for the culés with the doubt of the presence of the Argentinian.

 

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