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La Rosaleda announced as venue for the Real Madrid-Athletic Spanish Supercup clash

La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga will host the Real Madrid-Athletic semi-final on 14 January.
La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga will host the Real Madrid-Athletic semi-final on 14 January. / SUR
  • The Malaga venue will host the game on 14 January, with the Barcelona-Real Sociedad semi-final going to Cordoba. The final will be held at Seville’s La Cartuja stadium

Malaga will host the semi-final of the prestigious Spanish Supercup between Real Madrid CF and Athletic Club on Thursday 14 January with a kick-off time still to be announced.

The Nuevo Arcángel stadium in Cordoba will host the Real Sociedad-Barcelona game on 13 January with the final on the 17 January being fought out at La Cartuja (Seville). The games will played behind closed doors without spectators.

The draw was held this Thursday at the Luis Aragonés Hall of the Ciudad del Fútbol in Las Rozas (Madrid) after an extraordinary meeting of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).

Despite the fact that the RFEF has a three-year contract (one already fulfilled) for 120 million euros to take the tournament to Jeddah, the pandemic makes it necessary for this edition be held in Andalucía. In turn an agreement has been reached with Saudi Arabia to extend their agreement for another year.

The draw was also made for the second Spanish Women's Supercup with the Levante-Logroño and Barcelona-Atlético duels set for Almeria’s Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos on the same dates as the men's tournament.