UEFA Super Cup is in Tallinn: Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

uefa supercup2018Real Madrid will take on Atlético Madrid in the 2018 UEFA Super Cup, which will be staged in Tallinn, Estonia, on 15 August. Tickets go on sale today.

Real Madrid have lined up a UEFA Super Cup meeting with city rivals Atlético Madrid on 15 August, with the first-ever UEFA Super Cup derby to be staged at the Lilleküla Stadium in Tallinn, Estonia.

Registration for ticket purchase starts today on the UEFA homepage.

Registration is open until midday of 26 June and each applicant is permitted up to four registered ticket requests. There is no priority based on when a person registers between today and the closing of registration.

UEFA will directly contact those who have been allocated tickets for purchase.

The game is to be played at the Lilleküla Stadim, also known as the A. Le Coq Arena. See hotels located near the stadium

This will be the fourth time in the last five editions that the UEFA Super Cup will be contested by two Spanish sides, but an all-Madrid final – and indeed a one-city UEFA Super Cup – is a first.

Atlético have met Real Madrid nine times in UEFA competition with the record W2 D2 L5, though they have yet to beat their city rivals in a final or to eliminate them from a UEFA competition.

Real Madrid have won four of their six UEFA Super Cup games – including the most recent two. Having become the first side to win the UEFA Champions League in three consecutive seasons, they could become the first club to win three UEFA Super Cups in a row.

Atlético have a 100% record in the UEFA Super Cup, winning the 2010 and 2012 editions as UEFA Europa League holders. They overcame Inter Milan 2-0 in 2010 and Chelsea 4-1 in 2012.

Tallinn follows in the footsteps of Prague (2013), Cardiff (2014), Tbilisi (2015), Trondheim (2016) and Skopje (2017) as cities to be awarded the UEFA Super Cup since the fixture switched from its once permanent home of Monaco. The decision to play the match in Tallinn was made at a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Athens in September 2016.

The ground – also known for sponsorship reasons as A Le Coq Arena – has a capacity of 10,000, which is set to be expanded for the 2018 UEFA Super Cup.

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