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The 2017 UEFA Super Cup was the 42nd edition of the UEFA Super Cup, an annual football match organised by UEFA and contested by the reigning champions of the two main European club competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. The match featured Spanish side Real Madrid, the title holders and winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League, and English side Manchester United, the winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League.[5] The match was played at the Philip II Arena in Skopje, Macedonia, on 8 August 2017, and was the first UEFA final staged in the country.[6]

2017 UEFA Super Cup
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Match logo
Date8 August 2017 (2017-08-08)
VenuePhilip II Arena, Skopje
Man of the MatchIsco (Real Madrid)[1]
RefereeGianluca Rocchi (Italy)[2]
Attendance30,421[3]
WeatherPartly cloudy
32 °C (90 °F)
48% humidity[4]
2016
2018

Real Madrid won the match 2–1 for their second consecutive and fourth overall UEFA Super Cup title.[7]

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TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
  Real MadridTH Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League 5 (1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, 2016)[8]
  Manchester United Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League 3 (1991, 1999, 2008)[9]

While the two teams had never met in the Super Cup, they had met 10 times in the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League; Real Madrid have the advantage in the teams' previous meetings, with four wins, four draws and two losses.[10][11]

VenueEdit

 
The Philip II Arena in Skopje hosted the match.

The Philip II Arena was announced as the final venue on 30 June 2015, following the decision of the UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Prague, Czech Republic.[6]

Pre-matchEdit

TicketingEdit

With a stadium capacity of 30,500 for the match, a total amount of 23,000 tickets were available to fans and the general public, being available for sale to fans worldwide via UEFA.com from 13 June to 4 July 2017 in three price categories: €50, €30, and €15. The remaining tickets were allocated to the local organising committee, UEFA and national associations, commercial partners and broadcasters.[12]

MatchEdit

OfficialsEdit

Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi was announced as the referee by UEFA on 20 July 2017.[2]

SummaryEdit

In the 16th minute, Casemiro headed against the bar after a corner from the left-hand side by Toni Kroos, before opening the scoring eight minutes later with a left-footed strike after a pass into the box from Dani Carvajal.[13] Isco made it 2–0 in the 52nd minute when he side-footed the ball into the bottom corner of the net from six yards after a pass from Gareth Bale. In the 61st minute, Bale hit the bar with a shot from the right of the penalty area. Romelu Lukaku pulled a goal back for Manchester United a minute later when he followed up on an initial shot from Nemanja Matić, which was parried back into his path by Keylor Navas.[14]

DetailsEdit

The Champions League winners were designated as the "home" team for administrative purposes.

Real Madrid  2–1  Manchester United
Report Lukaku   62'
Attendance: 30,421[3]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Madrid[4]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manchester United[4]
GK 1   Keylor Navas
RB 2   Dani Carvajal   84'
CB 5   Raphaël Varane
CB 4   Sergio Ramos (c)   86'
LB 12   Marcelo
CM 10   Luka Modrić
CM 14   Casemiro
CM 8   Toni Kroos
RF 11   Gareth Bale   74'
CF 9   Karim Benzema   83'
LF 22   Isco   74'
Substitutes:
GK 13   Kiko Casilla
DF 6   Nacho
DF 15   Theo Hernandez
MF 20   Marco Asensio   74'
MF 23   Mateo Kovačić
FW 7   Cristiano Ronaldo   83'
FW 17   Lucas Vázquez   74'
Manager:
  Zinedine Zidane
 
GK 1   David de Gea
RB 25   Antonio Valencia (c)
CB 2   Victor Lindelöf
CB 12   Chris Smalling
LB 36   Matteo Darmian
CM 21   Ander Herrera   56'
CM 31   Nemanja Matić
CM 6   Paul Pogba
RW 22   Henrikh Mkhitaryan
CF 9   Romelu Lukaku
LW 14   Jesse Lingard   42'   46'
Substitutes:
GK 20   Sergio Romero
DF 17   Daley Blind
MF 8   Juan Mata
MF 16   Michael Carrick
MF 27   Marouane Fellaini   56'
FW 11   Anthony Martial
FW 19   Marcus Rashford   90+4'   46'
Manager:
  José Mourinho

Man of the Match:
Isco (Real Madrid)[1]

Assistant referees:[2]
Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy)
Mauro Tonolini (Italy)
Fourth official:[2]
Clément Turpin (France)
Additional assistant referees:[2]
Davide Massa (Italy)
Massimiliano Irrati (Italy)
Reserve assistant referee:[2]
Riccardo Di Fiore (Italy)

Match rules[15]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.

StatisticsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "UEFA Super Cup – Real Madrid-Man. United". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 8 August 2017. Archived from the original on 15 August 2018. Retrieved 8 August 2017. Isco named man of the match in Skopje
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Rocchi to referee 2017 UEFA Super Cup". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 20 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Match report: Real Madrid 2 Manchester United 1". manutd.com. Manchester United F.C. 8 August 2017. Archived from the original on 21 August 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "Tactical line-ups" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Real Madrid to face Manchester United in Super Cup". UEFA.com. 3 June 2017.
  6. ^ a b "FYR Macedonia to host 2017 UEFA Super Cup". UEFA.com. 30 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Full Time Report Final – Real Madrid v Manchester United" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Real Madrid's previous UEFA Super Cup matches". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Man. United's previous UEFA Super Cup matches". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Real Madrid v Manchester United: past encounters". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Match Press Kit" (PDF). UEFA.com. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  12. ^ "2017 UEFA Super Cup tickets: Real Madrid v Manchester United". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 13 June 2017.
  13. ^ Jurejko, Jonathan (8 August 2017). "Real Madrid 2 Manchester United 1". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Real Madrid v Manchester United: Super Cup – as it happened". TheGuardian.com. Guardian Media Group. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA Super Cup 2017" (PDF). UEFA.com. 4 April 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  16. ^ a b c "Team statistics" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.

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