The powerhouses of Spanish football will this week head to Saudi Arabia as they do battle for the Supercopa Espana which you can catch LIVE and FREE on SBS and SBS On Demand.
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12 Jan 2022 - 2:12 PM  UPDATED 12 Jan 2022 - 2:14 PM

WATCH the Semi-finals and final of the Spanish Supercopa LIVE and FREE from January 13-17 on SBS and SBS on Demand.

The Spanish Super Cup is the first piece of domestic silverware up for grabs in 2022 and looking to get their hands on the trophy are Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Athletic Club.

The semi-finals and final of the Supercopa will be held in Saudi Arabia at the King Fahd International Stadium starting with a blockbuster semi-final Classico clash between Real and Barca this Thursday morning from 5.50 am(AEDT) 

On Friday morning, it will be the second semi-final with Atleti and Bilbao going head to head for the other spot in the final with that match scheduled to kick-off at 5.50 am (AEDT) on January 14.

SBS will show both semi-finals and  LIVE and FREE as well as the Final on Monday, January 17 from 4.20 am (AEDT)

Real Madrid will be favourites for the Supercup title this year as they come into the tournament with an eight-point lead at the top of La Liga as Carlo Ancelloti’s side rediscover their dominance of Spanish Football.

It has been a difficult season for Barcelona as they adapt to life without talisman Lionel Messi.

New coach Xavi will look to recover some respectability after a difficult campaign so far by winning some silverware.

Atletico Madrid, the reigning La Liga Champions, have struggled for consistency this season.

Los Rojiblancos have faltered in their attempts to keep pace with their rivals in the first half of the campaign but the Spanish Super Cup could offer a welcome break to Simeone’s star names.

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However, they will have to do without key man Antoine Griezmann in Riyadh due to injury, as Simeone looks to balance his options.

Despite heading into the competition as the outside option, Athletic Bilbao are the current defending SuperCup champion.

Coach Marcelino will be hoping his side can replicate the heroics which led them to be shock winners against Barcelona in 2021.

Supercopa Espana LIVE and FREE on SBS and SBS On Demand

Thursday, January 13, 2022

2022 Spanish Supercopa – Semi Final 1

Real Madrid v Barcelona

5.50am – 9.30am (AEDT)

LIVE on SBS and SBS On Demand

 

Friday, January 13, 2022

2022 Spanish Supercopa – Semi Final 2

Atletico Madrid v Athletic Club

5.50am – 9.30am (AEDT)

LIVE on SBS and SBS On Demand

 

Monday, January 17, 2022

2022 Spanish Supercopa – Final

Real Madrid v Athletic Club

4.20am – 9.30am (AEDT)

LIVE on SBS and SBS On Demand