The challenging debut of “El Grimau” with Barça in the fight against history
In a sporting confrontation that has become a legend. FC Barcelona want to break the curse of eight years without winning the Endesa Super Cup and Roger Grimau will lead the team in this challenge against Real Madrid. This weekend, the Barça team will try to break the curse that has not resulted in a victory in this prestigious tournament for eight years. Despite being one of the favorites year after year, Barcelona have not managed to win since 2015.
Real Madrid have been the big dominators of the Endesa Super Cup in recent years. With nine titles under their belt, they are the team to beat in this competition. On the other hand, Barcelona have won six of the 23 editions played, but were last crowned champions in 2015.
FC Barcelona wants to break the curse of the Endesa Super Cup with Roger Grimau
Coach Roger Grimau faces his first big challenge at the helm of FC Barcelona. Since the last victory in 2015, the Endesa Super Cup has been won by Herbalife Gran Canaria (2016), Valencia Basket (2017) and Real Madrid, which has won the last five editions. Roger Grimau has the opportunity to end this long drought this weekend.
Barcelona appeared to be on the verge of breaking the streak in the last two editions of the Endesa Super Cup. However andIn both cases, the Barça team suffered a disastrous end in the game against Real Madrid. In 2021, they blew a 19-point lead and ultimately lost 83-88. Last year, Barcelona’s 12-point lead allowed Real Madrid to force overtime and claim an 89-83 win.
The opportunity to make a difference
The Endesa Super Cup is an exciting competition that brings together the best basketball teams in Spain. Although Barcelona have an impressive record in the ACB League and other tournaments, the Super Cup has become an elusive challenge for them. This weekend, Roger Grimau and his team will look to change this history and win back the title that has eluded them for too long.
Definitely, The weekend will be the scene of an epic battle in which Barcelona will try to defeat Real Madrid and at the same time defeat the curse that has haunted them for eight years in the Endesa Super Cup. Basketball fans are excited to witness this exciting showdown and see if Grimau can lead Barcelona to victory and finally break the black streak that has dogged them for so long.
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