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2017 UEFA Super Cup
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Philip II Arena hosted the final
Date 8 August 2017 (2017-08-08)
Venue Philip II Arena, Skopje
Man of the Match Isco (Real Madrid)
Referee Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
Attendance 30,421
Weather Partly cloudy
32 °C (90 °F)
48% humidity
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The 2017 UEFA Super Cup was the 42nd UEFA Super Cup final, an annual football match organised by UEFA and contested by the reigning champions of the two main European club competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. The match featured Spanish side Real Madrid, the title holders and winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League, and English side Manchester United, the winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League. The match was played at the Philip II Arena in Skopje, Macedonia, on 8 August 2017, and was the first UEFA final staged in the country.

Real Madrid won the match 2–1 for their fourth UEFA Super Cup title.


Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
Spain Real Madrid Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League 5 (1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, 2016)
England Manchester United Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League 3 (1991, 1999, 2008)

While the two teams had never met in the Super Cup, they had met 10 times in the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League; Real Madrid have the advantage in the teams' previous meetings, with four wins, four draws and two losses.



The Champions League winners were called as the "home" team for administrative purposes.

8 August 2017 (2017-08-08)
20:45 CEST
Real Madrid Spain 2–1 England Manchester United Philip II Arena, Skopje
Attendance: 30,421
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
  • Casemiro Goal 24'
  • Isco Goal 52'
Report Lukaku Goal 62'
Real Madrid
Manchester United
GK 1 Costa Rica Keylor Navas
RB 2 Spain Dani Carvajal Booked in the 84th minute 84'
CB 5 France Raphaël Varane
CB 4 Spain Sergio Ramos (c) Booked in the 86th minute 86'
LB 12 Brazil Marcelo
CM 10 Croatia Luka Modrić
CM 14 Brazil Casemiro
CM 8 Germany Toni Kroos
RF 11 Wales Gareth Bale Substituted off in the 74th minute 74'
CF 9 France Karim Benzema Substituted off in the 83rd minute 83'
LF 22 Spain Isco Substituted off in the 74th minute 74'
GK 13 Spain Kiko Casilla
DF 6 Spain Nacho
DF 15 France Theo Hernández
MF 20 Spain Marco Asensio Substituted on in the 74th minute 74'
MF 23 Croatia Mateo Kovačić
FW 7 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Substituted on in the 83rd minute 83'
FW 17 Spain Lucas Vázquez Substituted on in the 74th minute 74'
France Zinedine Zidane
Real Madrid vs Manchester United 2017-08-08.svg
GK 1 Spain David de Gea
RB 25 Ecuador Antonio Valencia (c)
CB 2 Sweden Victor Lindelöf
CB 12 England Chris Smalling
LB 36 Italy Matteo Darmian
CM 21 Spain Ander Herrera Substituted off in the 56th minute 56'
CM 31 Serbia Nemanja Matić
CM 6 France Paul Pogba
RW 22 Armenia Henrikh Mkhitaryan
CF 9 Belgium Romelu Lukaku
LW 14 England Jesse Lingard Booked in the 42nd minute 42' Substituted off in the 46th minute 46'
GK 20 Argentina Sergio Romero
DF 17 Netherlands Daley Blind
MF 8 Spain Juan Mata
MF 16 England Michael Carrick
MF 27 Belgium Marouane Fellaini Substituted on in the 56th minute 56'
FW 11 France Anthony Martial
FW 19 England Marcus Rashford Booked in the 90+4th minute 90+4' Substituted on in the 46th minute 46'
Portugal José Mourinho

Man of the Match:
Isco (Real Madrid)

Assistant referees:
Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy)
Mauro Tonolini (Italy)
Fourth official:
Clément Turpin (France)
Additional assistant referees:
Davide Massa (Italy)
Massimiliano Irrati (Italy)
Reserve assistant referee:
Riccardo Di Fiore (Italy)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.


Related pages

  • 2017 UEFA Champions League Final
  • 2017 UEFA Europa League Final

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See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Supercopa de Europa 2017 para niños

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