SUPERCUP FOOTBALL: REAL SOCIEDAD-BARCELONA
Córdoba, Jan 13 (EFE) .- A goal in the 39th minute by Frenkie De Jong, who headed a cross from Antoine Griezmann, gives Barcelona an advantage at half-time in the first semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup, which is played at the Nuevo Arcángel stadium in Córdoba.
The game, conditioned by the absence at the last minute of the injured Leo Messi, started with Real Sociedad dominance.
Imanol Alguacil’s team used high pressure to seek theft and make it difficult for Barcelona to get the ball out, which they dominated in the first leg of the match.
The speed of Dembelé down the wing caused the first arrivals of Barcelona, which took the pulse of the party by governing possession of the ball.
De Jong’s goal caused a arreón in the last minutes of Real, without fruit.