Supercoppa de Espana: Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona player ratings as the Los Blancos win nail-biting encounter

Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona:  Real Madrid squared off against FC Barcelona at the King Fahd International Stadium in the ongoing edition of the Supercoppa de Espana.

Real Madrid took the lead through Vinicius Jr who scored a brilliant goal from a tight angle after the assist from Karim Benzema. However, Barcelona quickly managed to equalize with the goal from Luuk de Jong. Real Madrid came back again with Benzema finding the net from close range before Ansu Fati headed home. But Carlo Ancelotti’s men put the final nail in the coffin with Fede Valverde scoring from the counterattack.

Let’s take a look at the player ratings for Real Madrid vs Barcelona match:-

Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona Player Ratings

Real Madrid

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Thibaut Courtois (6/10): The goalkeeper made some really good saves and was quite attentive and active in front of the goal. However, he was scored passed twice by Barcelona.

Nacho (6/10): The Spanish center-back was solid in the defense making some good blocks and interceptions. He was quick to react to situations as well.

Éder Militão (5.7/10): He was also pretty solid in the defense making some stops and he was also very good in the air as well. However, he has been a bit slow to react in certain situations.

Ferland Mendy (6.3/10): The left-back had some nice moments on the pitch tonight. He was good both with and without the ball and made some good challenges.

Dani Carvajal (6.2/10): The right-back had a decent performance tonight on the pitch. He was good at carrying the ball and played some good passes.

Casemiro (6.4/10): The defensive midfielder was also very good on the pitch making some really good passes. He also made some good challenges which were crucial.

Toni Kroos (6.5/10): The midfielder was very good on the ball tonight making some really good passes and interceptions. He was also really good at controlling the tempo of the match.

Luka Modric (6.5/10): The midfielder was really good on the ball tonight and also off the ball as well. He also made some really good interceptions as well.

Karim Benzema (7.5/10): The striker has been fantastic tonight scoring the 2nd goal for Real Madrid and also playing some really good passes as well.

Vinícius Júnior 25′ (7.5/10): The winger was brilliant today running at the defenders with the ball and always looked dangerous whenever on the ball. He scored the 1st goal for Real Madrid.

Marco Asensio (5.5/10): The winger was somewhat good on the ball and made some shots at the goal. However, he was subbed off early in the 2nd half.

Substitutes:

Rodrygo (6/10): He was effective coming off the bench tonight and also provided the assist for the 3rd goal of Real Madrid. He also played some good passes.

Federico Valverde (6.5/10): The midfielder had a really good game tonight even after coming on late in the 2nd half. He scored the winner today for Real Madrid in the first half of the extra time.

Lucas Vázquez: N/A

Eduardo Camavinga: N/A

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Marc-André ter Stegen (5.5/10): The German Goalkeeper was decent and manage to stop some good shots but still was not able to stop some of the excellent shots by the Los Blancos players.

Gerard Piqué (5.5/10): The 34-year-old Spanish defender was strong at the back but still could have marked the Real Madrid players better to close in the gap and prevent the Los Blancos players to score the goals.

Ronald Araújo (6/10): The Uruguayan defender was exceptional at the back and was quick to get to the ball to stop the dangerous attacks. However, Real Madrid still managed to get past him to score 3 exceptional goals in the match.

Jordi Alba (6.5/10): The Spanish left-back was as usual, swift at the attack as well as in the defense. The 32-year-old Spaniard put up a strong defensive show and managed to stop some of the quick vital counters of Real Madrid. He provided the assist for Ansu Fati to help in the second vital goal.

Dani Alves (6.5/10): The Brazilian veteran right-back was agile and on point, as he managed to keep out the young Real Madrid winger and made some strong tackles and interceptions to win and play the ball for quick counters.

Sergio Busquets (6/10): The Captain had a decent and anchored the midfield with some good passes and interceptions from the back. However the Spanish international could have been more physical in vital gaps with the ball on his feet.

Frenkie de Jong (6.5/10): The Dutch midfielder was pretty impressive and created a major threat in the attack as he provided some good passes upfront for the Catalan forwards. De Jong was subbed off in the second half for the young talent Pedri who returns on the pitch after a major injury.

Gavi (7/10): The young midfielder was strong and intense with the ball on his feet as he made some strong interceptions and forward runs to help the frontline to get ahead to score the vital goals.

Luuk de Jong (8/10): The Dutch were exceptional in forward and played a perfect poacher. Luuk De Jong was intelligent enough to get into space and was strong in the air. He also managed to score the equalizer in the first to tap the rebound from Eder Militao.

Ousmane Dembélé (7.5/10): The French winger was sensational in the game as he was the main man for the Catalan side to create the strong attacks in the box. The Frenchmen provided the assists to Luuk De Jong for the first equalizer in the match.

Ferran Torres (6.5/10): The newest signing made his debut for the Catalan and was very impressive. The Spanish forward was exceptional as he got into gaps and created a danger, taking some vicious shots.

Substitute

Pedri (7/10): The Spanish international young midfielder is yet again back with the Catalan side and was pretty impressed with the ball at his feet. Pedri provided some dangerous passes for attacks but was not eventually able to make the final impact in the match.

Abde Ezzalzouli (6/10): The Moroccan winger was not there for long in the match but provided a decent impact on the game. However, he could have been faster to release the ball for better attacking play.

Ansu Fati (8/10): The Spanish winger was exceptional as he got back on the pitch after a long injury run and was there to make an immediate impact as he scored the head to equalize again taking the match into the extra time.

Ferran Jutglà (N/A)

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