Barcelona vs Athletic: Result of match. The new title of Athletic as Spanish Super Cup owner and Lionel Messi's first sent off.
The final match of the Spanish Super Cup, in which "Barcelona" met with "Athletic Bilbao", has ended with Athletic's victory.
The meeting took place in Seville at the stadium "Olimpico de Sevilla" and ended with the victory of "Athletic" in overtime with a score of 2:3.
The main time of the match ended with a score of 2:2. "Barcelona" opened the scoring in the 40th minute, Antoine Griezmann scored a goal. Two minutes later, "Athletic" leveled the score after a precise shot by Oscar de Marcos. In the 77th minute, the Catalan club again took the lead. The double was designed by Griezmann. In the 90th minute, Asier Villalibre made the score equal and turned the game into overtime. Three minutes after the start of extra time, the club from "Bilbao" took the lead thanks to a goal by Iñaki Williams.
In the closing stage of the match, Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in his "Barcelona" career.
We remind that in the semifinals of the tournament, "Barcelona" beat "Real Sociedad" (2:3), and "Athletic" won the match with "Real Madrid" (1:0). The previous match between the teams on January 6, has ended with Barcelona's win with a score of 3:2. So this was a revenge game for Athletic and also another reason to brag for Marcelino Toral as this was his third match as a coach of Athletic and second victory with the team.