Super Clasico | Argentina VS Brazil

Super Clasico is bringing back the fierce competition between Argentina VS Brazil. The South American Giants met last year (2018) in Jeddah. However, this time they will be visiting the capital of the Kingdom.

This will be a treat for the millions of football fans in Saudi Arabia. Further, the event is part of the fantastic Riyadh Season by the General Entertainment Authority.

Saudi Arabia has tons of football teams and fans. The football teams include a national team and local clubs. The upcoming competition will be really interesting to watch. It will be good learning for the local clubs to spend some time looking at different techniques.

Learning from the professionals in the football world will be great for local youngsters. Also, it will increase the interest of sports in the local community.

Super Clasico
Picture Source: General Authority of Entertainment

The friendly meeting will be a rematch between Brazil and Argentina. Brazil won the last match from Argentina with the final score Brazil 1 – Argentina 0. The event took place at King Abdullah Sports City Jeddah.

Details

  • Date: 15th November
  • Time: 5 PM – 11 PM

Why is it called Super Clasico?

Firstly, the dramatic competition Super Classico is also known as The Doctor Nicolas Leoz Cup. Secondly, it started as an Annual Friendly match between the football giants.

However, the national team of Brazil and Argentina played their first match in 2011. The second leg was in 2012. Similarly, the events were hosted in both countries.

Previous Match Results

YearFinal ScoreLocation
1st Leg, 2011Argentina 0 – Brazil 0Mario Kempes – Argentina
2nd Leg, 2011Argentina 0 – Brazil 2
Brazil Won 2-0 on Aggregate
Olimpico do Para – Brazil
1st Leg, 2012Argentina 1 – Brazil 2Serra Dourada – Brazil
2nd Leg, 2012Argentina 2 – Brazil 1
Brazil won by penalties 4-3 due to aggregate 3-3
La Bombonera – Argentina
2014Argentina 0 – Brazil 2Beijing National Stadium – China
2017Argentina 1 – Brazil 0Melbourne – Australia
2018Argentina 0 – Brazil 1King Abdullah Sports City – Jeddah KSA

Meanwhile, the fans of King Lionel Messi waiting for this event as they can see their superstar live in action. Secondly, the Brazil team has such a big amount of fan base in Saudi Arabia.

Thirdly, the Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr will be live in action too. Lastly, the match itself has a big reputation all over the world.

Players to Watch

To sum up, let’s see the key players to watch. Most importantly, the line up depends on the situation. So, the list mentioned below.

Argentina: Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala.

Brazil: Neymar Jr, Casemiro, Everton Soares.

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