Barcelona faced off with Real Sociedad for the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday. After the standard 90 minutes couldn’t find the winner of the fixture, the match into a shootout. Barcelona beat Real Sociedad in the shootouts by 3-2.
Lionel Messi missed out on the fixture against Real Sociedad, Barcelona wanted to take precaution as the Blaugrana skipper picked up a niggle in the club’s previous match.
Frenkie de Jong broke the deadlock just before the first half and put Barcelona into the driver’s seat. In the 51st minute, Mikel Oyarzabal levelled the scores with the visitors. The match ended in a stalemate, as no clear winner emerged from the 90 minutes of the game. In the penalty shootouts, Barcelona scored three goals while Real Sociedad ended up with only two goals. With this win Barcelona booked a seat for themselves in the Spanish Super Cup final. Twitter Reacts as Barcelona beat Real Sociedad in shootout penalties, let’s have a look at the best tweets:
WE SAW THE GUYS SLANDERING TER STEGEN DARE DISRESPECT THE BEST GOALKEEPER IN THE WORLD AGAIN pic.twitter.com/eMgHPvtcn6
— mx (@MessiMX10i) January 13, 2021
Skied the penalty on purpose so that Puig could have the game winning moment. My respect for Griezmann has grown even more pic.twitter.com/t1ysTrmBtn
— J. (@MessiIizer) January 13, 2021
Your apologies need to be louder than Ray Hudson screaming after every Messi goal. pic.twitter.com/a245Ij2u4L
— A R I F I N ⓹𓃵 (@brilliantbusi) January 13, 2021
ITS OVERRR FRENKIE ADDED END PRODUCT TO HIS GAME BALON DOR SZN
— FrenkieRole (@YSLfdj) January 13, 2021
An eventful night for Frenkie de Jong
-Scores the opening goal with a lovely header
-Concedes a penalty for handball
-Misses his penalty in the shootout.
However, Barcelona are through to the final. pic.twitter.com/GaAZsl6u0F
— Dutch Football (@FootballOranje_) January 13, 2021
How about that Frenkie de Jong header, ey?
The midfield maestro went all flying-Dutchman when he steered home Greizmann's cross from a seemingly impossible angle.
Barça lead 1-0 at HT in the Supercopa semi-final. Will La Real bounce back?#LLL
— La Liga Lowdown (@LaLigaLowdown) January 13, 2021