Barça fall with « the honours«
As for Spain, the newspapers are making their headlines on yesterday’s crazy match which took place between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, in the Spanish Supercup. A meeting rich in goals, which ended in a victory for the Madrilenians (3-2) as reported Marca. « Real win the Super Clásico« , Thus headlines the Iberian daily. It was Vinicius and Benzema who scored their team’s first two goals, before Valverde scored the final victory. It is also him who is honored on the cover of the newspaper Ace this Thursday. The newspaper adds that the « Barça lost the game but gained in self-esteem after a magnificent Clásico« . And obviously in Catalonia, the dailies agree with this analysis. The match is obviously the cover of Mundo Deportivo. « They fall with honors« , Explains the pro Barcelona media, which also speaks of a »vibrant encounter», Which was played on against the Merengues, in overtime.
Rüdiger pattern size
Across the Channel, it is another sacred poster that took place with Tottenham against Chelsea, in the semi-final of the League Cup. It was the return match won (1-0) by the Blues who qualified for the final, after their success in the first leg (2-0). « The blue cruise to Wembley», Summarizes the Daily Mail, because it is in this mythical stadium that the final will be played. For The Daily Telegraph, there is a man who deserves a special honor, it is Antonio Rüdiger. Because it is the German who scored the only goal of the meeting, that of qualification. It’s him « the boss»Says the English media. Him whose contract ends this summer, and who is regularly announced on departure.
« Inter infinite »
In Italy, Inter faced Juve, also in the Supercopa, and it was the Lombard club that won in the dying seconds of the meeting. A snatch victory that made the headlines of the transalpine press. The Gazzetta dello Sport speaks of a « Inter infinite« . One more trophy for the Nerazzurri who are still the defending Serie A champions, and who are still leaders this season. This match is also making the headlines of Tuttosport which evokes a « Super Inter« . Even if, according to the newspaper, Juve keep “heads up« .