Barça lost to their dominant arch rival Real Madrid 2-0 in the second leg of the Supercopa and watch their rivals lift the trophy following a 5-1 aggregate win. Asensio scored a superb strike in the 4th minute and and Karim Benzema scored in the 39th minute for the final goal of the half and match. Barça will now shift their attention to this Sunday’s league opener when they host Real Betis.
Match Stats (From Sport):
Real Madrid: Keylor Navas; Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kovacic (Casemiro, 61′), Kroos (Ceballos, 80′), Modric, Marco Asensio (Theo, 74′) , Benzema & Lucas Vázquez
FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Mascherano, Piqué (Semedo, 49′), Umtiti, Sergi Roberto, Busquets, Jordi Alba (Digne, 76′), Rakitic, André Gomes, (Deulofeu, 71′) Messi & Luis Suárez
Goals: 1-0, Asensio (4′); 2-0, Benzema (39′)
Referee: Sánchez Martínez
Cautions: Luis Suárez (88′)