Tag Archives: Spanish Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo handed five-match ban for red card against Barcelona

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a five-match ban following his red card in Real Madrid’s Spanish Super Cup first leg 3-1 win over Barcelona. The Portugal international was ordered off after picking up two yellow cards, one for taking his shirt off after putting Real 2-1 ahead with 10 minutes remaining, and a second for diving after referee Ricardo De ...

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Barcelona lose Spanish Super Cup to Athletic Bilbao

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Athletic Bilbao won a first trophy in 31 years as a 1-1 draw with Barcelona at the Nou Camp secured the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-1 aggregate victory. Bilbao won the first leg 4-0 but Barcelona threatened a comeback with Lionel Messi’s close-range finish. Barca defender Gerard Pique was sent-off after the break and Aritz Aduriz struck late on ...

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Rodriguez scores but Real held by Atletico in Spanish Super Cup

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New signing James Rodriguez scored his first goal for Real Madrid but a late Raul Garcia equaliser for Atletico Madrid saw the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup finish 1-1. Former Monaco striker Rodriguez, the Golden Boot winner at this summer’s World Cup, netted in the 80th minute. But Garcia scrambled the ball home from a corner as the La Liga champions ...

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