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FC Barcelona News: 12 January 2024; Barça beat Osasuna, Lamine Yamal makes Super Cup history

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors


FC Barcelona 2-0 Osasuna: Super finalists! - FC Barcelona
We have a SuperClásico took forward to on Sunday! Thursday’s semi-final may not have been the roller-coaster ride that Real and Atlético Madrid served up at the same stadium the night before, but the result was the right one and Barça and Real Madrid will, as they did 12 months ago, be facing off in the Spanish Super Cup Final.

Real Madrid to be FC Barcelona’s opponents in the Spanish Super Cup final - FC Barcelona
Barça have reached the Spanish Super Cup final once again after beating Osasuna 2-0 in the semi-final in Riyadh. The tournament is one that the blaugranes have won on 14 occasions and Sunday’s final against Real Madrid will be their 26th appearance in the fixture.

Lamine Yamal, youngest player and goalscorer ever in the Super Cup - FC Barcelona
The ability of Lamine Yamal to set new records knows no end. After becoming Barça's youngest ever player in the Champions League and La Liga, the blaugrana winger has set a new record in the Spanish Super Cup, becoming the youngest player to take part in the competition and the youngest scorer at the age of 16 years and 182 days.

Pedri shines on return after 26-day absence - FC Barcelona
Pedri is back. This very Thursday he was declared fully fit and just a matter of hours later he was out on the pitch for the last 30 minutes of the Spanish Super Cup semi-final against Osasuna. 26 days had passed since he last played in the game with Valencia on December 16.

Xavi: 'We have confidence going into the final' - FC Barcelona
Satisfied with the job done but willing to admit there is room for improvement, Barça coach Xavi Hernández appeared in the post game press conference after his team's 2-0 win over Osasuna in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup. "We put in a serious performance and I am happy, it gives us morale and confidence ahead of the final against Real Madrid. It was not a brilliant performance, just a good one," explained Xavi.

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