Spanish Super Cup 2023: schedules, teams, format, referees and where to watch on TV

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  • Real Madrid, Barça, Real Betis and Valencia will be the four participating clubs in this edition, with a scheduled start date for Wednesday, January 11.

  • The tournament will be held in Saudi Arabia. The Middle Eastern country has been the venue for the competition since 2020, after reaching an agreement in September 2019 with the RFEF.

Spanish Super Cup 2023: schedules, teams, format, referees and where to watch on TV

The Super Cup de España 2023 starts this Wednesday, January 11 in Saudi Arabia, the venue of the tournament since the Royal Football Federation(RFEF) arrived An agreement was reached in September 2019 with the Middle Eastern country.

Participating clubs, dates and format

The four teams that will compete In this edition they are Real Madrid (champion of La Liga ), Real Betis (champion of the < strong>Copa del Rey), Barça (runner-up in La Liga) and Valencia (runner-up in the Copa del Rey).

The tournament will give It will start at the King Fahd International Stadium with the match between Real Madrid and Valencia (Wednesday, January 11 at 8:00 p.m.), while the other semifinal will be played in Madrid. The day after between Barça and Real Betis (Thursday, January 12 at 8:00 p.m.).

The winners of both single-match qualifiers will meet in the final on Sunday, January 15 at the same time.

Referee appointments

The semifinal between Real Madrid and Valencia will be held in the final. refereed by the referee Alejandro Hernádez Hernández (Canarian committee), who will be the referee. assisted from the VAR by Xavier Estrada Fernández (Catalan committee). Jose Enrique Naranjo Pérez and Diego Sánchez Rojo will be in attendance. The role of fourth official will be for Javier Iglesias Villanueva. The assistant and the support of the VAR will be David Medié Jiménez and Juan Luis Pulido Santana, respectively.

The semifinal that will face to Barça and Real Betis it will be the same. directed by Carlos del Cerro Grande (Madrid committee). Nacho Iglesias Villanueva (Galician committee) will be in charge of the of the VAR. The attendees will be Guadalupe Porras Ayuso and Gonzalo García González. Juan Luis Pulido Santana will be the the fourth referee asked. Finally, the assistant and support functions of the VAR will be extended. for Santiago Jaime Latre and Alejandro Muñiz Ruiz, respectively.

Where to watch on television?

The three matches of the Spanish Super Cup will be broadcast live on Movistar+. The payment chain has the rights to the tournament until 2025.