Spanish representative Real Madrid won the UEFA Super Cup by beating German team Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0. Thus, the magenta-whites equalized the number of Super Cups (5 times) with Milan and Barcelona.
In the UEFA Super Cup match played at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland, Spain’s Real Madrid team, which won the Champions League last season, and Germany’s representative Eintracht Frankfurt, who won the Europa League, faced each other.
Real Madrid scored in the 37th minute. Kroos took the corner from the right, and Benzema and then Casemiro brought the ball to Alaba with a head shot. Alaba, who was empty in the goal area, sent the leather round to the nets and took his team 1-0 forward.
The first half of the fight ended with Real Madrid’s 1-0 advantage.
Real Madrid doubled the lead in the 65th minute. Benzema, who scored the goal with the pass of Vinicius, who entered the penalty area from the left wing, made the situation 2-0.
Real Madrid won the match 2-0 and took the Super Cup to its museum for the 5th time in its history after 2002, 2014, 2016 and 2017. Madrid team also caught Barcelona and Milan, the teams that won this cup the most, 5 times each.
Benzema beats Raul
On the other hand, Benzema, who scored his 324th goal for Real Madrid, surpassed Raul to become the second highest scorer in the club’s history.
Ancelotti’s 4th Super Cup victory
With this victory, Madrid team coach Carlo Ancelotti also enjoyed the Super Cup for the 4th time.
Semi-Automatic Offside Technology applied for the first timeo
On the other hand, Semi-Automatic Offside Technology (SAOT) was applied for the first time in the UEFA Super Cup. The new system works thanks to special cameras that can track 29 different body points per player.
Stadium: Helsinki Olympic
Referees: Michael Oliver, Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett (England)
Real Madrid: Courtois , Carvajal (Min 85 Rüdiger), Militao, Alaba, Mendy, Modric (Min 67 Rodrygo), Casemiro, Kroos (Min 85 Tchouameni), Valverde (Min 76 Camavinga), Vinicius (Min 85 Ceballos), Benzema
Eintracht Frankfurt: Trapp, Toure (Min 70 Alario), Tuta, N’Dicka, Sow, Rode (Min 58 Götze), Knauff, Lenz, Kamada, Lindström (Min 58 Kolo Muani), Borre
Goals: Min. 37 Alaba, Min. 65 Benzemas (Real Madrid)
Yellow card : Min. 90+2 Alario (Eintracht Frankfurt)