Atletico Madrid have secured their place in the Spanish Super Cup finals against Real Madrid after beating Barcelona 3-2 in Saudi Arabia.
Barcelona dominated the first half coming very close to scoring on a number of occasions.
Lionel Messi had a powerful grounder saved by Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak 22 minutes into the first half.
Barcelona continued their waves of attacks on the Madrid goals but were continuously denied by Oblak who put on a stellar performance in the first half.
AS the first half began Atletico went on the offensive with Koke scoring the first goal of the game, putting Atletico Madrid in the lead 1-0 a minute into the second half.
Lionel Messi replied on behalf of Barcelona with an equalizer 5 minutes later forcing his way through Stefan Savić and Koke to go on to score for Barca.
Lionel Messi then shot the ball into the Atletico goals in the 59th minute but the goal was disallowed because of a handball after the referee consulted with the VAR.
Barcelona were a little phased by the call but came back strong as 2 minutes later Antoine Griezmann gave Barca a 1-2 lead with a goal in the 61st minute with a superb header. READ MORE……