Lionel Messi has been handed a two-match ban after being sent off for the first-ever time in his senior Barcelona career in the Supercopa final.
After 753 games of being pushed, punched, kicked and scratched, Lionel Messi finally retaliated on Sunday -- proving that he is human after all.
Lionel Messi could be banned for up to four games after receiving the first red card of his Barca career in the Supercopa defeat to Athletic Bilbao.
Barcelona squandered a 2-1 lead in injury time and Lionel Messi was sent off, as Barca lost the Supercopa final 3-2 in extra-time to Athletic Club.
Athletic Bilbao shocked Barcelona to win the Spanish Supercopa in extra time in a wild match that saw Lionel Messi sent off for violent conduct.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman is hopeful Lionel Messi will be available for Sunday's Spanish Supercopa final against Athletic Bilbao.
The bracket was set for a Clasico final in the Spanish Super Cup. Riqui Puig ensured Barca made it, but Athletic kept Madrid from joining them.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane does not consider his team's elimination from the Spanish Super Cup at the hands of Athletic Bilbao "a failure."
Defending champions Real Madrid crashed out in the Spanish Supercopa semifinals with a defeat to Athletic Bilbao on Thursday.
Barcelona advanced to Sunday's Supercopa final, edging Real Sociedad in a penalty shootout thanks to some heroics from Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Barcelona advanced to the Spanish Supercopa final on penalties after defeating Real Sociedad in Cordoba.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is struggling with injury and misses the Spanish Supercopa semifinal against Real Sociedad.
Antoine Griezmann always delivers in semifinals, so perhaps his uptick in form shouldn't come as a surprise ahead of the Spanish Super Cup semis.
Barcelona hammered Real Sociedad 10-1 to win the inaugural edition of the Women's Spanish Supercopa in Salamanca on Sunday.
There's very little between Atletico and Madrid, but Los Rojiblancos have too regularly found ways to flounder vs. their neighbours. Why?
This Real Madrid side are still a serious work in progress but they know how to win under Zinedine Zidane and look well-placed to win La Liga, too.
Real Madrid's Federico Valverde produced one of the all-time classic red cards vs. Atletico, so we pay homage to the greatest, er, gamesmanship.
Just as Alvaro Morata was set to win Atletico the Supercopa, Fede Valverde took one for Real Madrid. The result? Another trophy for Zinedine Zidane.
Diego Simeone said Fede Valverde's last-man challenge on Alvaro Morata won Real Madrid Sunday's Spanish Supercopa.