‘El Clasico complete victory’ Barca legend Xavi, first win as head coach

FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has lifted his first trophy as manager.

FC Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 3-1 in the 2022-2023 season Supercopa final held at King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on the 16th (Korean time). With this, FC Barcelona collected the 14th Supercopa trophy in its career. Real Madrid, who have won 12 championships, is second all time.

The Supercopa is a tournament in which the first and second places in La Liga and the first and second places in the Copa del Rey (King’s Cup) participate. FC Barcelona, ​​second in La Liga last season, defeated Copa del Rey champion Real Betis to advance to the final. Real Madrid beat Valencia.

Gaby scored the opening goal in the 33rd minute of the first half. Assisted by Roberto Lewandowski. And in the 45th minute of the first half, Gaby and Lewandowski switched roles to score the second goal. In the 24th minute of the second half, Pedri scored a key goal. 스포츠토토

Real Madrid made up for a goal in added time in the second half by Ballon d’Or winner Karim Benzema.

It was the first win as a manager of a legend with 25 trophies in his career at FC Barcelona during his active career. Xavi won 4 UEFA Champions League titles, 8 La Liga titles, 3 Copa del Rey titles, 6 Supercopa titles, 2 UEFA Super Cup titles and 2 Club World Cup titles with FC Barcelona. Recorded.

After retiring in May 2019, coach Xavi went through Qatar’s Al Sadd command tower and took over the command of FC Barcelona in November 2021.

Meanwhile, Sergio Busquets, who also played with Xavi during his active career, participated in his 45th El Clasico. As a FC Barcelona player, he is tied with Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos (Paris Saint-Germain) for the most appearances in El Clasico.

After the match, Busquets said, “We strengthened the midfield to dominate the midfield. Ronald Araujo blocked Vinicius Junior’s counterattack well. We are going through a change. We will strengthen the team so that we can fight for more titles. “he said.

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