Real Madrid vs Barcelona – Spanish Super Cup Final 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time

They meet again. Real Madrid face bitter rivals Barcelona in the final of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday night at the King Fahd International stadium in Riyadh.

Real Madrid beat Valencia on penalties on Wednesday, while Barcelona also required a penalty shootout to advance, defeating Real Betis on Thursday to set up the 251st meeting between the two sides.

Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.

Team news

Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Aurélien Tchouaméni, David Alaba and Lucas Vazquez who are all nursing injuries. Eder Militao and Eduardo Camavinga both picked up knocks against Valencia, but Ancelotti has confirmed that they’ve recovered and are ready for Sunday’s final.

As for Barcelona, Xavi has a full squad to choose from. No injuries or suspensions for the Catalans.

Predicted line-ups

Real Madrid (4-3-3):


Carvajal — Militao — Rüdiger — Mendy

Valverde — Kroos — Modric

Rodrygo — Benzema — Vinicius

Barcelona (4-4-2):

Ter Stegen

Araujo — Kounde — Christensen — Balde

De Jong —  Busquets — Pedri — Gavi

Dembele — Lewandowski

Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)

Real Madrid: 4 Wins
Draws: 0
Barcelona: 1 Win

Kick-off time

Real Madrid will face Barcelona in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday (15 January) at 20:00 CET.

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