2015 Supercopa de España

The 2015 Supercopa de España was a two-legged football match-up that was played in August 2015 between Athletic Bilbao, runners-up of the 2014–15 Copa del Rey, and Barcelona, the champions of 2014–15 La Liga and the 2014–15 Copa del Rey, in effect making it a rematch of the 2015 Copa del Rey Final.

2015 Supercopa de España
on aggregate
First leg
Date14 August 2015
VenueSan Mamés, Bilbao
RefereeJosé Luis González González[1]
Attendance45,000
Second leg
Date17 August 2015
VenueCamp Nou, Barcelona
RefereeCarlos Velasco Carballo[1]
Attendance88,834
2014
2016

Athletic Bilbao won the trophy 5–1 on aggregate for their first honour in 31 years.[2][3]Aritz Aduriz scored a hat-trick for Athletic Bilbao in the first leg in a 4–0 win on 14 August. He added a fourth goal three days later in the second leg, which ended in a 1–1 draw at the Camp Nou.[4][5]

BackgroundEdit

This was the 26th appearance of Barcelona in the Supercopa, more than any other club. For Athletic Bilbao, it was their fifth appearances in the competition. The duel between the two clubs in the Supercopa was the fourth, with Barcelona winning on all the three previous occasions.[citation needed]

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

Athletic Bilbao4–0Barcelona
San José   13'
Aduriz   52', 61', 67' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: José Luis González González[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Athletic Bilbao
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barcelona
GK 1   Gorka Iraizoz (c)
RB 10   Óscar de Marcos
CB 16   Xabier Etxeita   70'
CB 4   Aymeric Laporte
LB 24   Mikel Balenziaga
DM 7   Beñat Etxebarria   44'
DM 6   Mikel San José   89'
RM 14   Markel Susaeta   73'   84'
AM 5   Javier Eraso   43'   76'
LM 25   Sabin Merino   66'
CF 20   Aritz Aduriz
Substitutes:
GK 30   Iago Herrerín
DF 2   Eneko Bóveda   84'
DF 3   Gorka Elustondo
DF 18   Carlos Gurpegui   87'   76'
DF 30   Iñigo Lekue   66'
MF 23   Ager Aketxe
FW 9   Kike Sola
Manager:
  Ernesto Valverde
 
GK 1   Marc-André ter Stegen
RB 6   Dani Alves   66'
CB 15   Marc Bartra
CB 23   Thomas Vermaelen
LB 21   Adriano
DM 14   Javier Mascherano   80'
CM 12   Rafinha   51'
CM 20   Sergi Roberto   59'
RF 10   Lionel Messi (c)
CF 9   Luis Suárez
LF 7   Pedro   40'   71'
Substitutes:
GK 13   Claudio Bravo
DF 3   Gerard Piqué
MF 4   Ivan Rakitić   59'
MF 5   Sergio Busquets
MF 8   Andrés Iniesta   89'   51'
FW 16   Sandro   71'
FW 17   Munir
Manager:
  Luis Enrique

Assistant referees:
José María Sánchez Santos
Ignacio Rubio Palomino
Fourth official:
Germán Cid Camacho

Second legEdit

Barcelona1–1Athletic Bilbao
Messi   43' Report Aduriz   74'
Attendance: 88,834
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barcelona
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Athletic Bilbao
GK 13   Claudio Bravo
RB 6   Dani Alves
CB 3   Gerard Piqué   55'
CB 14   Javier Mascherano   55'
LB 24   Jérémy Mathieu
DM 5   Sergio Busquets
CM 4   Ivan Rakitić   68'
CM 8   Andrés Iniesta (c)
RF 10   Lionel Messi
CF 9   Luis Suárez
LF 7   Pedro   43'   68'
Substitutes:
GK 1   Marc-André ter Stegen
DF 15   Marc Bartra
DF 23   Thomas Vermaelen
MF 12   Rafinha
MF 20   Sergi Roberto
FW 16   Sandro   68'
FW 17   Munir   68'
Manager:
  Luis Enrique
 
GK 1   Gorka Iraizoz
RB 2   Eneko Bóveda   29'
CB 16   Xabier Etxeita   68'
CB 4   Aymeric Laporte
LB 24   Mikel Balenziaga
DM 18   Carlos Gurpegui (c)
DM 7   Beñat Etxebarria   59'   82'
RM 10   Óscar de Marcos
AM 5   Javier Eraso   41'
LM 14   Markel Susaeta
CF 20   Aritz Aduriz   58'   79'
Substitutes:
GK 13   Iago Herrerín
DF 3   Gorka Elustondo   68'
DF 30   Iñigo Lekue
MF 17   Mikel Rico   82'
MF 23   Ager Aketxe
FW 9   Kike Sola   86'   79'
FW 25   Sabin Merino
Manager:
  Ernesto Valverde

Assistant referees:
Roberto Alonso Fernández
Marcos Álvarez Moreno
Fourth official:
Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "González González y Velasco Carballo, los árbitros de la Supercopa de España". laliga.es. 5 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Athletic Bilbao hold off Barcelona to claim Spanish Super Cup". Guardian. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Relive Barcelona's Spanish Super cup defeat". BBC Sport. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Aritz Aduriz leads Athletic Bilbao to 4-0 Super Cup win over Barcelona". Guardian. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Barcelona thrashed 4-0 by Bilbao". BBC Sport. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.