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Messi Gets First Barca Red Card As Stunner Wins Super Cup For Bilbao

Messi Gets First Barca Red Card As Stunner Wins Super Cup For Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona 3-2 after extra-time to win the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.

Inaki Williams scored the winner for Bilbao in the 93rd minute. It was a sensational strike from the 26-year-old forward.

The game also saw Lionel Messi's first ever red card for Barcelona. The Argentine was sent-off at the end of extra-time after he was spotted lashing out at Asier Villalibre by VAR.

The game was Messi's 753rd appearance for the club. He has been sent off twice while playing for Argentina.

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Barcelona held the lead twice in the game only to be pegged back by Bilbao.

Antoine Griezmann gave Barca the lead in the 40th minute but just two minutes later Oscar de Marco pulled his side level.

Griezmann put his side up 2-1 in the 77th minute only for Vallalibre to grab an equaliser in the 90th minute.

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