Barca girls beat Madrid in Super Cup Clasico


Barcelona wanted further time to beat Actual Madrid 3-1 on Thursday to arrange a Spanish Girls’s Super Cup ultimate in opposition to Actual Sociedad, regardless of taking part in for over an hour with 10 gamers.

A 111th-minute penalty from substitute Mariona Caldentey and a late third objective from Salma Paralluelo sealed a semifinal Clasico win for Barca 4 days after the lads’s group beat Madrid 3-1 in Saudi Arabia within the males’s Super Cup ultimate.

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Caroline Weir had earlier cancelled out Claudia Pina’s opener as Madrid grew to become the primary Spanish group to not lose to Barca in 90 minutes since Atletico Madrid in June 2021.

Barca performed over half the 120 minutes a participant down after Irene Paredes was despatched off within the second half, however they nonetheless proved too sturdy for Madrid to clinch their place in Sunday’s showdown in opposition to Sociedad in Merida.

“We suffered, I was really nervous [after going off], but the girls knew how to control the situation,” goalscorer Pina informed Teledeporte. “We didn’t kill the game off in the first half even though we were better. They hardly got forward.

“They began to have some moments within the second half once we went all the way down to 10, however the group stepped up and acquired the job carried out. They might not even beat us with an additional participant.”

Jonatan Giraldez’s facet seemed on monitor to make it 10 wins from 10 in opposition to Madrid — plus one other two after they had been taking part in as CD Tacon — since their creation in 2020 in a dominant first-half displaying.

Pina opened the scoring with a superb effort from the sting of the field within the twenty fourth minute, however Barca couldn’t add to their benefit earlier than the break.

Madrid drew stage early within the second half when Scotland worldwide Weir scored with their first and solely shot on course of the sport, beating goalkeeper Sandra Panos with a free kick from 20 yards.

Paredes was then proven a second yellow for a late problem however Barca remained within the ascendency. Gesye got here near successful the sport in 90 minutes however the tie went to further time.

Barca remained on the entrance foot and acquired their reward when Lucy Bronze was fouled within the field, permitting Caldentey to fireplace house from 12 yards.

Substitute Paralluelo then added the third as Madrid chased an unlikely equaliser as Barca prolonged their unbeaten run in home competitions to 57 video games.

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