Atletico Madrid knocked out Barcelona 3-2 to reach Spanish Super Cup in a match that held on Thursday in Saudi Arabia.
Barcelona had initially come from behind to beat Atletico 2-1 in the second half. But a stunning 86th minute goal from Angel Correa sealed the victory for Atletico.
Substitute Koke had scored the opening goal for Atletico in the 46th minute. But a goal from Lionel Messi levelled the game in the 51st minute.
Minutes later, Messi scored again but it was ruled out by VAR for handball.
Then former Atletico striker, Antoine Griezmann gave Barça the lead in the 65th minute. Gerard Pique’s goal for Barcelona a few minutes later was also ruled out by VAR for Arturo Vidal’s offside.
Striker Alvaro Morata equalised for Atletico in a penalty after Barcelona’s keeper Neto tripped substitute Vitolo at the 18 box in a second half that was dominated by Barcelona.
Then Angel Correa scored the decisive goal that eliminated Barcelona and marched Atletico Madrid to the finals.
The Spanish Super Cup final will hold on Sunday as Atletico Madrid face Real Madrid.