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Spanish Super Cup, Why Real Madrid Invited and Why Play in Saudi Arabia?

Spanish Super Cup, Why Real Madrid Invited and Why Play in Saudi Arabia?

Spanish Super Cup 2019-2020 uses a new format staged on 8-12 January 2020 followed by Barcelona, Valencia, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.
The Spanish Super Cup 2019-2020 starts with the first semi-final match involving Valencia against Real Madrid.

The duel will take place at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The following day, Barcelona challenged Atletico Madrid in the second semi-final match in the same arena.

The winner of each of these matches will advance to the final of the Spanish Super Cup on January 12 local time.

This year is the inaugural edition of the Spanish Super Cup followed by 4 teams with a semi-final meeting format in a neutral venue.

Spanish Super Cup, Why Real Madrid Invited and Why Play in Saudi Arabia?

Normally, Supercopa de Espana, the official name of this event, is only followed by two teams by bringing together defending champions Spain and the Copa del Rey.

Therefore, if you use the old format, only Barcelona and Valencia will fight in the 2019 Spanish Super Cup.

So, why were Real Madrid and Atletico also invited?

This new format makes Supercopa participants followed by Copa del Rey finalists and the top two teams in the La Liga standings the previous season.

Because Barcelona plays as champions of the Spanish League and runners-up of the Copa del Rey, one slot belongs to La Liga's third-ranked team, Real Madrid.

Real Madrid's participation is clearly an important point for dredging the fans' enthusiasm, moreover the match will be held in Saudi Arabia as the La Liga market target.

The thought of el clasico clashes between Barcelona and Real Madrid is clearly an exciting treat in a foreign country.

Then, why choose Saudi Arabia as the venue?

Again, this has to do with the fulus of the rich countries as an arena of promotion as well as the media to strengthen the pockets

Because Barcelona plays as champions of the Spanish League and runners-up of the Copa del Rey, one slot belongs to La Liga's third-ranked team, Real Madrid.  Real Madrid's participation is clearly an important point for dredging the fans' enthusiasm, moreover the match will be held in Saudi Arabia as the La Liga market target.  The thought of el clasico clashes between Barcelona and Real Madrid is clearly an exciting treat in a foreign country.  Then, why choose Saudi Arabia as the venue?  Again, this has to do with the fulus of the rich countries as an arena of promotion as well as the media to strengthen the pockets

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) is earning 120 million euros in the contract to hold the Spanish Super Cup in King Abdullah Sports City for the next 3 years.

RFEF assess this agreement will also help Spain's efforts to strengthen themselves as candidates to host the 2030 World Cup with Portugal.

In the previous edition, the invasion of Supercopa had penetrated Tangier, Morocco, which for the first time held a one-meeting match system, not two legs like its tradition.

Last year Barcelona won by beating Sevilla 2-1.

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