In the first match of the Spanish Super Cup, Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu failed to beat Diego Simeone’s team Atletico Madrid. The Spain Cup winner, Real Madrid took a lead in the 81st minute with a debut goal of the new Galacticos star, James Rodríguez who bundles the ball into the net after Miranda and Juanfran failed to properly clear a cross.
Seven minutes later Atletico Madrid hits back from a corner kick. The ball went to a near post and Raul Garcia flicks the loose ball past Casillas. The 1-1 result remained until the end. The second match is on schedule for Friday at the Estadio Vicente Calderon.
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Real Madrid starting line-up: Casillas; Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Alonso, Kroos; Cristiano, Benzema, Bale.
Atletico starting line-up: Moya; Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Siqueira; Saul, Gabi, Mario Suarez, Koke; Raul Garcia, Mandzukic.