Thursday’s first leg and next Wednesday’s second leg in the Supercopa become more important to those of us without DirecTV and BeIN Sport TV. For those unaware, BeIN Sport now owns US Broadcast rights for La Liga. Thus these Supercopa games are some of the few La Liga matches we’ll see live this year, making this match up all the more compelling!
What: Spanish Cup – Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
When: 1st Leg, Thursday Aug 23, 3:25 pm
2nd Leg, Wednesday Aug 29, 3:25 pm
ESPN offers a look at the match in this conversation with Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has played down the importance of Thursday night’s Spanish Supercopa first leg away at the Camp Nou but said he wanted to win any game against Barcelona. Read more.
If you’ve got 20 minutes. here’s a video FC Barcelona put together looking back at Lionel Messi’s career. Some amazing video assembled here.