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The Starting XIs for the Spanish Supercopa were:
FC Barcelona (4-3-3):
Alves Piqué Mascherano Abidal
Pedro Messi Villa
Lots of people expected to see new signing Cesc Fabregas out of the gate, but between him starting on the bench and Alexis getting injured before the match, Barcelona's XI was very similar to the successful vintage lineup from last season.
Real Madrid (4-2-3-1):
Ramos Carvalho Pepe Coentrao
Khedira Xabi Alonso
Di María Özil Ronaldo
On the other side of the field, Mourinho basically went out with the same players as in the first leg, subbing Coentrao in for Marcelo as a left-back.
Madrid had basically the same idea they had the first game: come out pressing hard on the Blaugrana the first 15 minutes, hoping to get a ball on Barça's side of the pitch to find an easy goal early on. But with a minor change of plans: not playing quite as physical and trying to not commit as many fouls.
Madrid had much less success at doing this because (news flash) Busquets, Piqué and Xavi, who were absent on Sunday, are way better at playing the ball from the back.
Even so, Madrid had a couple of chances to score early, but just when their pressing lowered one nudge on the intensity scale, traditional Barça roles were reversed when Messi received a free ball on the midfield and played a perfect through ball for Andrés Iniesta, who made it one nil.
However, just five minutes later Ronaldo scored (in offside position) after a set-pieces play, one of Barça's glaring weakness.
With the scores level, the match returned to Barça having the ball and Madrid pressing to try to get it back, yet not as intensely as it was in the first 15 minutes.
Still, the game was quite even up to that point, and interestingly, very clean in terms of fouling and rough play by both teams. All proper football.
It stayed like that until the 44th minute, when Piqué and Messi made a wonderful play in Madrid's area to put Barça ahead 2-1.