Saudi Arabia Set to Host 2023 Spanish Super Cup As Real Madrid and Barcelona to Play in Super 4 Format

Saudi Arabia Set to Host 2023 Spanish Super Cup As Real Madrid and Barcelona to Play in Super 4 Format

  • Saudi Arabia will host the Spanish Super Cup for the third time after the Spanish Football Federation announced the Arab nation as the host for the 2023 Edition
  • The competition which will have a super 4 format will be played in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh and will take place from January 11 to 15
  • Real Madrid, Barcelona, Real Betis, and Valencia are the four teams set to participate in the 2023 edition of the Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid will defend their Spanish Super Cup crown in Saudi Arabia as the Arab nation has been announced as the host of the 2023 edition.

The Spanish champions will slug it out with arch-rivals, Barcelona, Real Betis, and Valencia in a super 4 format as Saudi Arabia host the competition for the third time.

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Real Madrid are the defending champions of the Spanish Super Cup. Photo by Anadolu Agency
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According to Tribal Football, the Super Cup will be staged in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh with the 60,000-capacity King Fahd stadium set to host the final.

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The mini-competition will take place from January 11 to January 15 and presents Real Madrid an opportunity to add to their trophy haul after a successful 2022.

Los Blancos defeated Athletic Club 2-0 in the 2022 Super Cup final with Luka Modric and Karim Benzema netting both goals for Carlo Ancelotti’s men.

Saudi Arabia to host Super Cup until 2029

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia looks set to keep staging the Spanish Super Cup until 2029 after agreeing to a deal with the Spanish Football Federation, Sportstar reports.

The deal is reportedly worth €30million every year and will feature four Spanish top teams in a Super-four format.

Reigning champion and La Liga winner Real Madrid will face Copa del Rey runner-up Valencia in one semi-final, while cup winner Real Betis will tackle La Liga runner-up Barcelona in the other semi-final.

Real Madrid motivated ahead of Super Cup clash

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid are determined not to be knocked off their perch at the summit of European football this season.

The European champions are prepared to start their campaign against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki on Wednesday.

Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti, who is the only manager to win the Champions League four times, said his side's 1-0 victory over Liverpool in last season's final made him "feel like no one should ever take your place".

Source: SportsBrief.com

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