Barcelona hopes Super Cup win is turning point after woes

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona is hoping the tough times are finally over. The Spanish club got back to celebrating and to feeling good about its future again with a big victory over its main rival on Sunday. The 3-1 win against Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia gave Barcelona its first trophy since it was hit by financial problems and saw Lionel Messi leave in 2021. Coach Xavi says “hopefully this will be a turning point” for the club.

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