UEFA Super Cup Starting XI: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid

16 August, 2018, 01:07 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
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Whichever team emerges victorious from Wednesday's UEFA Super Cup showdown in Estonia, Spain's La Liga comes out the victor, as ESPN reports, with last season's UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid facing their crosstown rivals, Atletico Madrid - winners of the 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League - for the annual kickoff to the European club championship season which will live stream from Tallinn.

Instead, he will watch the game from the sidelines in Tallinn, Estonia before likely making his first bow for the 13-time European champions against Getafe in La Liga next week.

Real Madrid has won three consecutive and four of the last five Champions League crowns, so they are no strangers to the Super Cup.

He further went on to add, talking about former manager Zinedine Zidane saying "Zidane did extraordinary work with incredible success but that is the past".

The 43rd edition of the UEFA Super Cup, will see clubs from the same city play each other for the first time.

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On the positive side for Madrid is last May's UCL final substitute then matchwinner Gareth Bale changing his mind about also leaving the club, with the Wales worldwide having scored three times in four preseason outings.

Guy-Laurent Epstein, UEFA Events SA Director of Marketing said: "We are delighted to welcome Facebook to the UEFA family of media partners". The fundamental thing is we are a team full of great players like Gareth.

Asked whether Perez needed to sign a new forward to replace the 50 goals a season that Ronaldo all-but guaranteed, Ramos responded by saying the team keeping its "spirit and hunger" was the most important.

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