The UEFA Super Cup is an annual super cup football match organised by UEFA, Here’s Real Madrid vs Eintracht frankfurt match details.
UEFA Super Cup : Real Madrid vs Eintracht Frankfurt
The competition’s official name was originally the Super Competition, and later the European Super Cup; it was renamed the UEFA Super Cup in 1995, following a policy of rebranding by UEFA. It is not recognised as one of UEFA’s major competitions.
(official since 1973)
|Number of teams||2|
|Current champions|| Chelsea
|Most successful club(s)|| Barcelona
(5 titles each)
From 1972 to 1999, the UEFA Super Cup was contested between the winners of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League and the winners of the European/UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.
After the discontinuation of the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, it has been contested by the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the winners of the UEFA Cup, which was renamed the UEFA Europa League in 2009.
The current holders are Champions League winners Chelsea, who won 6–5 on penalties following a 1–1 draw after extra time against Europa League winners Villarreal in 2021.
The most successful teams in the competition are Barcelona and Milan, who have won the trophy five times each.
Real Madrid vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Real Madrid will look to start the 2022-23 campaign with a win when it faces Europa League champion Eintracht Frankfurt at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland on Wednesday.
The 14-time European Champion has allowed Gareth Bale and Isco Alcaron to leave Santiago Bernabeu after their contracts expire.
|Date||Wed, Aug. 10||Wed, Aug. 10||Wed, Aug. 10||Thurs, Aug. 11|
|Time||20:00 BST||15:00 ET||15:00 ET||05:00 AEST|
|TV channel||BT Sport 1||CBS Sports Network, TUDN, Univision||—||—|
|Streaming||BTSport.com, BT Sport app||fuboTV, Paramount+, ViX+||DAZN||Stan Sport|
It will hope to find more success under Carlos Ancelotti, who became the most successful Champions League manager after lifting the UCL last season.
The Italian has already won the Super Cup with Real in 2014 and will look to double his tally of the trophy with the Spanish Giant.
On the other hand, Eintracht Frankfurt has never played in this competition. And, it has begun the Bundesliga season with a dismal performance against Bayern Munich.
The UEFA Super Cup sees the UCL and UEL winners lock horns and a win for the German side will be a pleasant surprise to cheer for, early on in the season.
Real Madrid is chasing its fifth UEFA Super Cup, not having won it since 2017 – one that will equal it with AC Milan and Barcelona.
It will be the first UEFA club competition final to use the semi-automated offside technology. The system was tested at the women’s Euro 2022 in England and in the Champions League last season. It was also approved by FIFA for the World Cup in Qatar.
Real Madrid and Eintracht Frankfurt have met just once in the 1960 European Cup final at Hampden Park in Scotland when Real had won its fifth straight European title.
Ferenc Puskás scored four goals for Madrid and Alfredo Di Stéfano got a hat trick in that match, with the score 7-3 to Real at full-time.
Around 127,000 fans watched the match in what is still the highest attendance for a European Cup final.
Possible starting line-ups
Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Éder Militão, Alaba, Mendy: Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić: Valverde, Benzema, Vinícius Júnior
Frankfurt: Trapp; Touré, Tuta, N’Dicka; Knauff, Sow, Rode, Lenz; Kamada, Götze; Borré
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