Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals on Wednesday to lift the Uefa Super Cup for
a third time after midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke struck in extra-time .
Real, who beat Atletico in the 2014 and 2016 Champions League finals and knocked them out of the competition in 2015 and 2017, levelled when Karim Benzema leapt at the far post to nod in a cross from Gareth Bale in the 27th minute.
🏆 UEFA SUPER CUP: Real Madrid 2-4 Atletico Madrid | Saul (GOAL) 98' pic.twitter.com/UKJECbcCSV— D9INE (@D9INE_NEXUS) August 15, 2018
Ghana News Headlines
For latest news in Ghana, visit Graphic Online news headlines page Ghana news page
Real looked set to pour more pain on their neighbours when Juanfran handled in the area and Sergio Ramos calmly tucked the spot-kick away, but a thumping close-range finish from Costa denied them and Atletico
Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey pounced on an error by Raphael Varane's mistake to set up Saul who rifled home a stunning volley to put Atletico ahead again in the 98th minute and fellow academy graduate Koke sealed the victory six minutes later.
Watch the video below;