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Ukrainian Super Cup (Ukrainian: Суперкубок України) is a association football game of the Ukrainian Premier League in traditional super cup format that acts as the grand-opening for every new football competition season in Ukraine. Originally it was set as a contest between the winners of the previous season's Ukrainian Championship and Ukrainian Cup. From 2008 through 2014, it was branded as the Inter Super Cup of Ukraine, in 2017[1]Super Cup Fokstrot.

Super Cup of Ukraine
Ukrainian Super Cup.jpg
Founded2004
RegionUkraine
Number of teams2
Current championsDynamo Kyiv
(8th title)
Most successful club(s)Dynamo Kyiv
Shakhtar Donetsk
(8 titles each)
2019 Ukrainian Super Cup

Contents

History and overviewEdit

The competition and its trophy was presented on 1 July 2007 in hotel "Ekspres". In the event participated president of the Professional Football League of Ukraine (PFL) Ravil Safiullin, general director of Info-sport Marketing Serhiy Kharchenko, representative of the game general sponsor "Olimp". At the press conference Mr.Safiullin informed several details about the new tournament among which was the money prize fund that consisted of 75,000 "conditional units", a lottery for fans winner of which would receive a car, the game opening show was planned to be hosted by Ukrainian singer Kateryna Buzhynska. It was also informed that there will be no extra time and series of penalty kicks would follow right after the regular time.

The president of PFL refused to disclose the amount of money that was paid to create the Super Cup trophy. He noted that the trophy will be given away for eternal keeping to the team that would win it five times.

The drawing for the trophy was created by Mykhailo Cheburakhin ("Dialan-M" company), for which he received a reward of 1,000 "conditional units".

The prize money fund for the second edition in 2005 was established at 375,000 hryvnias.[2]

FormatEdit

The Ukrainian Super Cup usually features one representative of the Ukrainian Premier League and another the Ukrainian Cup. In event when both tournaments were won by one club, participation in the game is granted to the cup finalist (until 2014) or the league runner-up (since 2014).

On some occasions when the national cup was won by a national champion, it was challenged by the league runner-up or the cup finalist.

VenuesEdit

 
Chornomorets Stadium, main arena of the tournament

Traditionally playing in Odessa at the Chornomorets Stadium, the season's opening match did not initially have a "fixed" venue. The decision on conducting the match in Odessa in 2005 was adopted by the PFL Bureau three days before the game and on petition of both Dynamo and Shakhtar.[3] Due to the preparation for UEFA Euro 2012, however, the newly established tradition changed and for the 2008 rendition it has been moved to Poltava's Oleksiy Butovsky Vorskla Stadium. In 2009, the cup venue changed once again to the Sumy's Yuvileiny Stadium which stood relatively underutilized since the main city football club went bankrupt. The 2009 edition featured Vorskla, which became the first team outside of the Ukrainian derby (Dynamo and Shakhtar) to participate. In 2007 and 2008, the Cup played-off between the first and second placed teams as one of the team won both the Cup and the Premier League.

SponsorsEdit

The 2008 rendition was officially known as Inter Super Cup of Ukraine and sponsored by the TV channel Inter. In 2009, the contract was extended for another three years[4] and later again to 2014.[5] The very first Super Cup was handed over by Prime Minister of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.

In 2016, the tournament received another sponsor, an American construction company UDP (Urban Development + Partners).

The prize money fund in 2014 and 2015 consisted of 1 million hryvnias.[6] The winner was to receive 650,000 and the other finalist 350,000.

HistoryEdit

2004 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[7]


2005 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[8]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
1 – 1
4 – 3 (pen.)
Dynamo Kyiv
(as Cup winners)
Elano   5'
Report
(in Ukrainian)
Byalkevich   32'
Attendance: 34,400
Referee: Ihor Podushkin (Kharkiv)

2006 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[9]

Dynamo Kyiv
(as Cup winners)
2–0Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
Marković   10'
Milevskiy   87'
Report
(in Ukrainian)

2007 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[10]

Dynamo Kyiv
(as League champions)
2 – 2
4 – 2 (pen.)
Shakhtar Donetsk
(as Cup runners-up)
Mykhalyk   27'30'
Report
(in Ukrainian)
Hladkyy   14'
Tkachenko   55'

2008 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[11]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
1 – 1
5 – 3 (pen.)
Dynamo Kyiv
(as Cup runners-up)
Chygrynskiy   38'
Report
(in Ukrainian)
Milevsky   6'

2009 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[12]

Dynamo Kyiv
(as League champions)
0 – 0
4 – 2 (pen.)
Vorskla Poltava
(as Cup winners)

Report
(in Ukrainian)

Attendance: 18,500
Referee: Yevhen Herenda (Kalush)

2010 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[13]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
7 – 1
Tavriya Simferopol
(as Cup winners)
Hladkyy   2'51'
Jádson   35'
Willian   67'
Luiz Adriano   78'85'
Raț   90'
Report
(in Ukrainian)
Feschuk   32'
Attendance: 10,500
Referee: Andriy Shandor (Lviv)

2011 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[14]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
1–3Dynamo Kyiv
(as Cup runners-up)
Fernandinho   14' Report
(in Ukrainian)
Husyev   5' (pen)
Diakhaté   31'
Milevskiy   83'
Attendance: 24,750
Referee: Yuriy Vaks (Simferopol)

2012 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[15][16]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
2–0Metalurh Donetsk
(as Cup runners-up)
Luiz Adriano   5'
Douglas Costa   35'
Report
(in Ukrainian)
Attendance: 21,050

2013 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[17]

Chornomorets Odesa
(as Cup runners-up)
1–3Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
Antonov   45+1' Report
(in Ukrainian)
Fred   17'33'
Taison   67' (pen.)

2014 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[18]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
2–0Dynamo Kyiv
(as Cup winners)
Hladkyy   75'
Marlos   90+3'
Report
(in Ukrainian)
Attendance: 34,347
Referee: Yuriy Morzharovskyi (Lviv)

2015 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[19]

Dynamo Kyiv
(as League champions)
0–2Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League runners-up)
Report Srna   90+2' (pen.)
Bernard   90+4'
Attendance: 34,164
Referee: Anatoliy Zhabchenko (Khmelnytskyi)

2016 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[20]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as Cup winners)
1 – 1
3 – 4 (pen.)
Dynamo Kyiv
(as League champions)
Fred   58' Report
(in Ukrainian)
Vida   79'
Attendance: 26,109

2017 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

[21]

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
2 – 0
Dynamo Kyiv
(as League runners-up)
Ferreyra   8'56' Report
(in Ukrainian)

2018 Ukrainian Super CupEdit


2019 Ukrainian Super CupEdit

Shakhtar Donetsk
(as League champions)
1–2Dynamo Kyiv
(as League runners-up)
Patrick   45+3' Report Burda   80'
Harmash   83'
Attendance: 27,400

Note:

All fixtures are played till the end of regulation time. If the score is tied, no extra time is played with penalty kicks immediately taken to determine the victory.

PerformanceEdit

Performance by clubEdit

Club Winners Runners-up Winning years
Shakhtar Donetsk 8 7 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
Dynamo Kyiv 8 5 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2016, 2018, 2019
Vorskla Poltava 1
Tavriya Simferopol 1
Metalurh Donetsk 1
Chornomorets Odesa 1
Total 16 16

Performance by qualificationEdit

Competition Winners Runners-up
Premier League champions 11 5
Premier League runners-up (since 2015) 3 1
Ukrainian Cup winners 1 6
Ukrainian Cup runners-up (2004–2014) 1 4
Total 16 16

Winning managersEdit

 
Mircea Lucescu

In bold are managers that still active in the current season. In parenthesis are cups for the respective team.

Rating Name Club(s) Winner Runner-up
1   Mircea Lucescu Shakhtar Donetsk 7 4
2   Alyaksandr Khatskevich Dynamo Kyiv 2 1
3   Anatoliy Demyanenko Dynamo Kyiv 2
4   Serhiy Rebrov Dynamo Kyiv 1 2
  Paulo Fonseca Shakhtar Donetsk 1 2
6   Yuri Semin Dynamo Kyiv 1 1
7   Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko Dynamo Kyiv 1
  Valery Gazzaev Dynamo Kyiv 1

The first winning coach is Oleksiy Mykhailychenko, the first winning coach who previously won the cup as a player is Serhiy Rebrov.

All-time topscorersEdit

All-time appearancesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fokstrot is the official sponsor of the Ukrainian Super Cup (Фокстрот – официальный спонсор Суперкубка Украины). UA-Football. 5 July 2017
  2. ^ At the game for Super Cup for fans of Shakhtar were made available 11,000 tickets, and for Dynamo – 9,000 (На матч за Суперкубок для болельщиков "Шахтера" выделено 11 тысяч билетов, а для "Динамо" – 9 тысяч). UA-Football. 6 July 2005
  3. ^ Super Cup will be played in Odessa again (Суперкубок снова разыграют в Одессе). UA-Football. 6 July 2005
  4. ^ ""Інтер" – Титульний спонсор і транслятор Суперкубка ("Inter" – Titled sponsor and translator of the Super Cup)". ua.football (in Ukrainian). 28 June 2009. Retrieved 28 June 2009.
  5. ^ ""Інтер" покаже Суперкубок України та всі матчі збірної України до 2014 року ("Inter" will show the Super cup of Ukraine and all the games of the National team of Ukraine until 2014)". champion.com.ua (in Ukrainian). 27 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  6. ^ Odessa waits on the return of football (Одеса чекає повернення футболу). Ukrainian Premier League. 7 July 2015
  7. ^ ""Динамо" – обладатель Суперкубка Украины!("Dynamo" – Owns Ukrainian Super Cup)" (in Russian). ua-football. 10 July 2004. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
  8. ^ "Все дороги ведут на ЮГ, или место встречи изменить нельзя "Динамо" – обладатель Суперкубка Украины! (All roads lead south, but the venue is no different "Dynamo" – owns Ukrainian Super Cup!)" (in Russian). ua-football. 9 July 2005. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
  9. ^ "Лето, море и футбол… (Summer, sea and football...)" (in Russian). ua-football. 17 July 2006. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
  10. ^ "Ух, молодежжжж! (Wow, youngstersssssss!)" (in Russian). ua-football. 10 July 2007. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
  11. ^ "Полтавская битва (Battle of Poltava)" (in Russian). ua-football. 15 July 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
  12. ^ "Четырехкратные (Four times crowned)" (in Russian). ua-football. 12 July 2009. Retrieved 12 July 2009.
  13. ^ ""Інтер Суперкубок України" розіграють у Запоріжжі ("Inter Supercup of Ukraine" will play in Zaporizhia)" (in Ukrainian). Inter (TV channel). 27 May 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
  14. ^ "Суперкубок Украины. "Шахтер" – "Динамо". Анонс матча (Ukrainian Super Cup. Shakhtar – Dynamo. Match preview. )" (in Russian). ua-football. 5 July 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2011.
  15. ^ "Матч за Суперкубок состоится в Луганске (Match for the Super Cup will take place in Luhansk)" (in Russian). Premier Liha. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
  16. ^ Additional information for the 2012 competition
  17. ^ Источник: Матч за Суперкубок Украины перенесут с 9 на 10 июля [Match for Super Cup of Ukraine moved from 9th to 10 July] (in Russian). ua-football (FC Chornomorets website). 14 June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  18. ^ Матч за Суперкубок Украины пройдет во Львове [Super Cup Final to be held in Lviv] (in Russian). ua-football. 12 June 2014. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  19. ^ Суперкубок України розіграють в Одесі [Super Cup Final to be held in Odesa] (in Ukrainian). Ukrainian Premier League. 25 June 2015. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  20. ^ Суперкубок Украины состоится 16 июля в Одессе [Ukrainian Super Cup will take place on 16 July in Odessa] (in Russian). UA-Football. 12 April 2016. Archived from the original on 12 April 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2016.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  21. ^ Жабченко рассудит Шахтер и Динамо в матче за Суперкубок [Zhabchenko will be refereeing at the Shakhtar – Dynamo game for the Supper Cup] (in Russian). UA-Football. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  22. ^ Матч за Суперкубок України відбудеться 21 липня [Super Cup match to be played 21 July] (in Ukrainian). UA-Football. 23 May 2018.
  23. ^ Матч за Суперкубок Украины-2019 могут перенести из-за парламентских выборов [The 2019 Ukrainian Super Cup match could be moved due to the parliamentary elections] (in Russian). UA-Football. 28 May 2019.

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