UEFA Super Cup: Headlines

Who has played for Atlético and Real Madrid?

Monday 28 January 2019 17.00 CET

Former Real Madrid striker Álvaro Morata has left Chelsea for Atlético.


11 associations interested in hosting 2021 club finals

Thursday 1 November 2018 11.00 CET

The UEFA Executive Committee will select the hosts of the 2021 club competition finals in 2019

Who are Cristiano Ronaldo's favourite opponents?

Friday 26 October 2018 19.00 CET

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more European goals against new employers Juventus than any other side.

VAR to be used in next season's Champions League

Thursday 27 September 2018 12.30 CET

UEFA has confirmed that it will introduce Video Assistant Referees for next season's UEFA Champions League.

2019 UEFA Super Cup: Beşiktaş Stadium, Istanbul

Thursday 16 August 2018 0.24 CET

The 2019 UEFA Super Cup will be played at Beşiktaş Stadium in Istanbul on Wednesday 14 August.

UEFA Super Cup roll of honour: Atlético make it three

Wednesday 15 August 2018 23.30 CET

Atlético Madrid have joined Liverpool in fourth spot on the UEFA Super Cup honours board.

UEFA Super Cup records and statistics

Wednesday 15 August 2018 23.30 CET

Diego Costa scored the fastest-ever UEFA Super Cup goal to help Atlético win in 2018: all the records.

Real Madrid and Atlético's UEFA Super Cup pedigree

Wednesday 15 August 2018 23.30 CET

Atlético ended Real Madrid's four-game UEFA Super Cup winning streak in Tallinn, and maintained their 100% record in the competition.

Super Cup preview: Real Madrid v Atlético Madrid

Tuesday 14 August 2018 19.30 CET

Possible line-ups, coach quotes, expert views and stats – your in-depth guide to the 2018 UEFA Super Cup.

Where to watch the UEFA Super Cup

Monday 13 August 2018 13.00 CET

Real Madrid face Atlético in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday – here's how you can watch the game.

Marciniak counts down the days to Tallinn assignment

Monday 13 August 2018 11.06 CET

Wednesday's UEFA Super Cup referee Szymon Marciniak admits that he wasn't the official's best friend when he was a player – and the Pole says a red card he received one day actually put him on the path to his current career.

All you need to know about the 2018 UEFA Super Cup

Monday 13 August 2018 11.00 CET

Real Madrid will take on Atlético in Tallinn, Estonia, on Wednesday.

Super Cup facts: Real Madrid v Atlético

Wednesday 11 July 2018 14.30 CET

Real Madrid are going for three UEFA Super Cup wins in a row, against neighbours Atlético in a competition first.

UEFA Super Cup tickets have been allocated

Thursday 5 July 2018 13.00 CET

The UEFA Super Cup ticket ballot has been conducted and applicants notified via email.

Fancy meeting you here: local derbies in Europe

Wednesday 13 June 2018 9.00 CET

The UEFA Super Cup will be Real Madrid and Atlético's tenth European fixture; what other derbies have been played in UEFA competition?


All you need to know in 60 seconds ...

Centre-backs José María Giménez and Diego Godín struck in the final 13 minutes to give Atlético the advantage in this round of 16 tie.Chances were few and far between in the first half with a free-kick the closest either side came – Juventus's Cristiano Ronaldo stinging the palms of Jan Oblak early on before Atléti forward Antoine Griezmann called Wojciech Szczęsny into action.Diego Costa sliced a far more presentable opportunity wide of Szczęsny's goal in the 50th minute after being sent clear by Griezmann, who then forced the goalkeeper to tip his lob on to the bar as Diego Simeone's men got into the ascendancy.The pressure paid off late in the game when Giménez drilled in after substitute Álvaro Morata's header had been blocked, before Godín stabbed in the second following another set piece. 

View from the stadium: Joseph Walker

You wouldn't have imagined this outcome at half-time, but Simeone had his tactics absolutely spot on and the Rojiblancos deserved their win. They completely nullified all of Juve's strengths and finally took one of their many chances. What a night. The Metropolitano is rocking!

Man of the match: Diego Godín

The duel between superstars Ronaldo and Griezmann stole the pre-match spotlight but this was also a head-to-head between two real masters of the art of defending, Godín and Giorgio Chiellini. Both had very good games yet the Uruguayan became the hero of the night for the Colchoneros. Not only did he direct his defence with the usual authority, limiting Ronado and Co; he also scored a potentially crucial goal for his team. A lion.

Key stats

  • Atlético have won their last nine European home matches, conceding only once in the process.

  • Atlético have not lost any of their last 13 home games in the UEFA Champions League knockout stage.

  • Atlético have never lost when Giménez has scored (W6 D2).

  • Godín netted his first #UCL goal since Atlético's 5-0 win against Malmö in October 2014.

What does it mean?

Simeone has still not lost a European match against Italian opposition since becoming Atlético coach, winning five and drawing twice. Equally ominous for Juve is that the Bianconeri have been eliminated in all five UEFA ties in which they lost the first leg 2-0 away from home.

What's next?

Second in the Spanish Liga, Atlético host relegation-threatened Villarreal on Saturday. Simeone's troops then visit Real Sociedad (03/03) and welcome Leganés (09/03) before the Juventus second leg in Turin (12/03).Top of Serie A by 13 points, Juventus travel to Bologna (24/02) and closest pursuers Napoli (03/03) in their next two fixtures. The Bianconeri then entertain Udinese (08/03) prior to receiving Atlético for the second leg (12/03).