Venue: Lillekula Stadium in Tallinn, Estonia
Time: 8pm [BST] Possible starting 11
Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos; Isco; Benzema, Bale
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran; Godin, Gimenez, Filipe Luis; Saul, Rodri, Koke, Lemar; Griezmann, Costa
Players to watch out for: Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) and Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)
Atletico Madrid, Europa League Champions, and Real Madrid, Champions League winners, will meet for the tenth time in a well-known Madrid derby, on Wednesday, 15 August at 8 pm [BST] at the Lillekula Stadium in Tallinn, Estonia to battle for the Uefa Super Cup.
Amidst facts like Atletico’s squad being worth more than Real Madrid’s for the first time as reported by MARCA.COM, and Real Madrid having lost their main asset Cristiano Ronaldo, we are set for another clash, well known to us, the supporters.
Many fans have renewed their season tickets, breaking last season’s total of 56,407, setting a new season record of 57,000 fans ahead of the first competitive match of the season. Diego Simeone and his players, therefore, have a duty to make their supporters to make them happy by winning this high-stakes match.
Gareth Bale secured Real Madrid’s win on the Champions League crown with a stunning overhead kick, thus sealing their third consecutive win, and the fourth in 5 years, making it a total of 13 in history.
Most can argue that Real Madrid having lost Ronaldo, their chances have dwindled, but you must realize it is also an opportunity for Bale to shine, and this would probably put him in a better place to hold his own.
Last five games since 2017, between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, have ended in 1-1, 3-0, 2-1, 0-0, 1-1, 3/5 being under 2.5 goals, 3/5 being G-G (Both teams scored)
Real Madrid has won last 4/5 matches, losing once to Manchester United, while Atletico Madrid has won 2/5 games, drawn once and lost twice.
1. Under 2.5 goals
2. Real Madrid 1DNB