The semi-final between Athletic Club and Atletico Madrid was an exciting match. Two late goals within a time period of just four minutes take Athletic Club into the final of the Spanish Cup.
Atletico got the lead in the 62nd minute after Unai Simon’s own goal. Though, Athletic came back stronger with two hits back goals in the 77th and 81st minute respectively and secured the final spot.
In the final match of the Spanish Cup, now Athletic Club will face mighty Real Madrid.
Why this match is so important for Athletic Club?
Before the match, Atletico was considered as the favorite for this match but surprisingly Athletic Club Proved everyone wrong by giving two back-to-back amazing goals from corners within just 4 minutes gap and changed everything.
In this season Atletico played an inconsistent brand of football and that’s cost them badly in the semifinals game.
No doubt, manager Diego Simeone has to work harder to do as his side needs to bring huge improvements in this season. On the other hand, it was deserved for the Athletic, who showed immense patience and grab the best time to score goals. They show strong characters and showed immense belief and characters.
This is the sixth time Athletic Club reach the sixth Super Cup final
With this huge win against Atletico Madrid, this is the sixth time Athletic Club is going to play the final match in the Spanish Super CUP. As per the report for the first time in consecutive years after playing the Seville in 2021; Athletic Club could win two consecutive titles in the same competition. This will be the first time since the club’s two La Liga titles in 1983 and 1984 respectively.
The report says this was the ninth authorized meeting among these two clubs at a neutral venue ever. Athletic secured their fifth win over the Atletico, who had won five. Atletico won the last two games in 2-1 at the 1985 Copa del Ray final and 3-0 in the 2012 UEL final, For the meantime, Williams has now recorded three goals in his last three games for Athletic Club which is just exceptional.