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25 years since the fifth Spanish Super Cup

NEWS STORY. 23/08/2022

Real Madrid claimed the title in 1997 against Barcelona.

Real Madrid won their fifth Spanish Super Cup on 23 August 1997. Our team beat Barcelona 5-3 on aggregate in the final. Madrid lost the first leg (2-1) at the Camp Nou, but came from behind three days later to claim the Spanish Super Cup with a convincing 4-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Raúl was the star performer, netting Madrid's only goal at the Camp Nou before bagging a brace at home to lead the team to victory. Mijatovic and Seedorf were also on the scoresheet in the return leg.

FIRST LEG (Camp Nou, 20/08/1997)
2- Barcelona: 
Hesp, Reiziger, Nadal (Ferrer, 66’), Sergi, Amunike (Ciric, 71’), Giovanni, Guardiola, Amor, Sonny Anderson, Luis Enrique (Dugarry, 62’) and Rivaldo.
1- Real Madrid: Cañizares, Chendo, Sanchís, Karanka, Roberto Carlos, Amavisca (Guti, 62’), Jaime (Zé Roberto, 62’), Seedorf (Dani, 81’), Suker, Mijatović and Raúl.

(min. 5): Raúl.
 (min. 11): Nadal.
 (min. 85): Giovanni, (pen).

SECOND LEG (Santiago Bernabéu 23/08/1997)
4- Real Madrid: 
Cañizares, Panucci, Hierro, Karanka, Roberto Carlos, Zé Roberto (Sanchís, 82’), Guti (Jaime, 63’), Seedorf, Suker (Víctor, 73’), Mijatović and Raúl.
1-Barcelona: Hesp, Ferrer, Reiziger, Abelardo, Sergi, Figo, Amor (Ciric, 57’), Giovanni, Guardiola, Sonny Anderson (Dugarry, 68’) and Rivaldo.

 (min. 42): Raúl.
 (min. 54): Raúl.
 (min. 58): Mijatović.
 (min. 65): Seedorf.
 (min. 80): Giovanni.

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