Real Madrid overcame Barcelona in the Super Copa Championship finals yesterday to win the basketball championship. In addition to playing defense, Walter Tavares achieved a double-double to aid Real Madrid in capturing the Spanish Super Copa Championship for the fifth time in a row.
Due to the tie result in regulation time, the outcome was decided in overtime. Barcelona was defeated 89-83 by Real Madrid (17-15, 12-22, 26-12, 16-22). The game took place in Seville. Real Madrid head coach Chus Mateo was holding his first title as their boss joined the squad this year.
Walter Tavares, the standout player for Real Madrid, dominated the contest with 24 points, 12 rebounds, and 5 blocks. He was also named the game’s most valuable player (MVP). Sertac Sanli led Barcelona in scoring with 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 14 assists, followed by Nicolas Laprovittola with 12 points and 14 assists.
One of the most well-known basketball teams is Real Madrid. In the domestic firm, they had taken home 36 Spanish Championships, 28 Spanish Cups, and 9 Spanish Super Cups. They have also won five international cups and 10 EuroLeague championships. The anticipation for many more is high.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona
Barcelona and Real Madrid have a long history together. On May 13, 1902, their famed El Classico debuted. In the 249 games they have now played together, Real Madrid holds a tiny advantage with 100 victories to Barcelona’s 97. Barcelona’s personal pride Lionel Messi tops the goal scorer accounts with 26 goals.
Barcelona stunned Real Madrid with 4-0 at Bernabeau in the last El Classico played between them back in March 2021-22. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace with Ronald Araujo and Ferran Torres scoring one each. This season’s first El Classico is all set to take place in Real Madrid’s home ground on 16th October.