Barcelona vs Athletic Club | Supercopa de Espana Fourth meeting in competition
Barcelona will face Athletic Club in the Supercopa de Espana final which will take place on Sunday at 21:00 CET at the Estadio de La Cartuja in Seville.
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen‘s brilliant display in goal helped the Blaugrana past Real Sociedad on penalties in the tournament’s semi-final.
For their part, Athletic Club beat Real Madrid 2-1 thanks to a Raul Garcia brace in the first half, with Karim Benzema pulling one back after the break.
This will be the fourth time Barcelona will be called to face Athletic Club in a Supercopa de Espana final.
The Blaugrana won the trophy in 1983 and 2009, with the Basques beating their Catalan counterparts in 2015.
Barcelona have also played against Athletic Club in nine Copa del Rey finals, with the Catalans winning six in 1920, 1942, 1953, 2009, 2012 and 2015 and the Basques clinching three trophies in 1902, 1932 and 1984.
1983 Barcelona – Athletic: 1-3 (San Mames) and 0-1 (Camp Nou).
2009 Barcelona – Athletic: 1-2 (San Mames) and 3-0 (Camp Nou).
2015 Athletic – Barcelona: 4-0 (San Mames) and 1-1 (Camp Nou).
This Sunday night match will kick off at 21:00 CET (15:00 ET). In Spain, the match will be broadcast on Movistar. In the United States, it will be shown on ESPN USA.
Furthermore, this Barcelona vs Athletic match will be covered on a live blog on MARCA.com/en. After full time, the report will be available on the website along with player ratings, post-match quotes and further reaction from the players and coaches.