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Official: Spanish Supercup semi-finals draw revealed

BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 13: A detailed view of the official match ball on the plinth ahead the Supercopa de Espana Supercopa Final 1st Leg match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou on August 13, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images,)
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Spanish Football Federation decided for an odd move of creating a mini-tournament where four teams will fight for the Supercup.

This year will see the premiere of the reformed Supercup.

RFEF came up with an idea of a mid-season tournament where the top four Spanish teams will fight for the Spanish Supercup.

Not only that, but it will be played in Saudi Arabia.

In a clear attempt to monetize the club appeal in the middle east, the Spanish Federation knowns no boundaries.

Saudi Arabia will pay €40 million, with half of the amount going to the clubs.

The draw was made today, determining the semi-final pairings.

Valencia will face Real Madrid, while Barcelona and Atletico will collide in the other semi-final, reported first by Marca.

The congested schedule for the biggest clubs just got worse. With so many matches, tiring players, it’s just a matter of time before the bubble bursts.