Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona qualify for final, to face Real Madrid, Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona have qualified for this year’s Spanish Super Cup final, after beating Real Sociedad in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw after extra time on Wednesday night.

Riqui Puig scored the decisive spot-kick for Barcelona after Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong both missed the target.

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Marc-Andre ter Stegen in the Barcelona goal denied Real Sociedad twice from the spot.

De Jong headed Barcelona in front in the 39th minute after fine link-up play between Martin Braithwaite and Griezmann.

De Mikel Oyarzabal then levelled for Real Sociedad from the spot in the second half.

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Spanish Cup holders, Real Madrid, will face Athletic Bilbao in the second semi-final on Thursday night.

The winner between Madrid and Athletic will face Barcelona in the final on Sunday.

Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona qualify for final, to face Real Madrid, Athletic Bilbao

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