The UEFA Super Cup 2018 will be again played by the Spanish teams. Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are set to play the Madrid derby in the European Super Cup competition scheduled for 16 August [Indian date] before they kick-off the domestic competition. Two teams from the same city will go against each other in the annual sport competition at A. Le Coq Arena. It will be the first official game in charge for Real Madrid new manager Julen Lopetegui.
Real Madrid Vs Atletico Madrid India Time [IST] of UEFA Super Cup
According to Indian Standard Time [IST], the match will begin at 12:30 am on 16 August 2018 [Thursday morning]. Estonia’s A. Le Coq Arena will host the game. The stadium has a seating capacity of 15,000 and is the home ground of Estonia national football team and Flora.
|Competition||UEFA Super Cup 2018|
|Date||16 August 2018 [India]|
|Time||12:30 am [IST]|
|Venue||A. Le Coq Arena|
|Seating capacity||15,000 spectators|
|First team||Real Madrid|
|Second team||Atletico Madrid|
UEFA Super Cup 2018 Telecast in India
Live broadcast on Sony Ten 2 [expected]
It is not officially announced yet but Sony Ten 2 is expected to provide the live telecast coverage. The TV channel also provided the broadcast of previous Champions League season to the Indian fans.
Real Madrid: WLWDW
Atletico Madrid: LWWWW
For the first time in 43 editions of UEFA Super Cup, two teams from the same city have qualified for the competition.
Barcelona are the most times Winners of the European Super Cup with 5 titles and 4 times runners-up followed by Milan with 5 titles and 2 silver medals. They could become the first team to win three consecutive UEFA Super Cups.
Real Madrid have won this championship 4 times [2002, 2014, 2016 and 2017]. The other Madrid team have won it twice in 2010 and 2012.
Spain are guaranteed a 15th title this year as both teams are from the nation. The country have won it 14 times [Barcelona 5, Real Madrid 4, Valencia 2, Atletico Madrid 2 and Sevilla 1].
This will be the first official game of Real Madrid without their all-time top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo after his departure.
Dani Alves and Paolo Maldini have won UEFA Super Cup most times with 4 titles each. Alves won it once with Sevilla and four times with Barcelona. Maldini won all four titles with AC Milan.
A Spanish team has not lost a Super Cup match against non-Liga team since Sevilla’s last defeat by AC Milan in 2007.
Diego Simeone’s record against Real Madrid in all competitions as a player for Sevilla, Atletico and Lazio was one win, two draws and 8 defeats.
Head to Head record
|Matches||Real Madrid Wins||Atletico Madrid Wins||Draws||RM Goals||AM Goals|
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