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Spanish Super Cup: Atletico beat Barcelona to set up Madrid derby final

Atletico Madrid have beaten Barcelona in Saudi Arabia to set up a final clash against Real Madrid.

A late Angel Correa goal completed Atletico Madrid comeback and a place in the Spanish Super Cup final where their city Rival, Real Madrid is waiting.

After a goalless first half, Koke put Atletico in front but Lionel Messi restored parity. The Argentine missed the chance to give his side the lead when he missed from 12 yards.

Antoine Griezmann eventually put Barcelona in front. Could have been 3-1 in favour of Barcelona but Gerrard Pique also missed a penalty.

Alvaro Morata converted a penalty for Atletico to draw level before Angel Correa scored the winner.

Atletico Madrid will now play Real Madrid in the Sunday final at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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