Real Madrid to face Sevilla FC at Trondheim, Norway in the Super Cup 2016 competition. This Spanish Super Cup seems Aspiring for Sevilla FC as Real Madrid’s star players Gareth Bale, Christiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Pepe are out of this final. UK viewers can catch the live action of this 41st edition of Super Cup on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport 2 HD while Indian viewers can follow the live action on Ten Sports network.
Sevilla 2-3 Real Madrid Highlights Video
Real Madrid vs Sevilla Highlights
21′ 1 – 0 Marco Asensio scored his first goal for Real Madrid in just 21st minute of the game.
41′ 1 – 1 Franco Vazquez made it level on the night with a stunning strike.
72′ 1 – 2 Yevheniy Konoplyanka scored from the penalty spot in second half.
94′ 2 – 2 Ramos headed home from close range late in injury time to force extra time.
119’3 – 2 Daniel Carvajal scored the winner in second extra time to win the game for Real Madrid
Uefa Super Cup 2016 (9 August 2016)
Match: Real Madrid vs Sevilla FC
Venue: Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim, Norway
Kick off: 19:45 UK 00:15 IST
Channels: BT Sports (UK), Fox1 (US)
Match preview & Stats
After the hatrick of victory in the Euro Cup 2014-15-16 Sevilla Fc will be playing its third consecutive Super Cup finals and this time, it’s again the Uefa champions league 2016 winners Real Madrid. Both Real Madrid and Sevilla Fc have played 4 super cup finals and this clash would be their fifth Super Cup Finals.
Los Blancos has won 2 super cup finals beating Feyenoord 3-1 in 2002 and Sevilla Fc 2-0 in 2014 while they lost 2 Super Cup in 1998 against Chelsea 1-0 and in 2000 against Galatasaray 2-1. While Sevilla Fc has won only one Super cup in 2006 beating Barcelona 3-0, and lost 3 against Barcelona(2015), Real Madrid(2014) and AC Milan(2007) However the scars turns fresh for Sevilla as they would look for a fierce revenge of the 2014 Super Cup 2-0 defeat by Los Blancos.
Real Madrid & Sevilla Team News
Zidane the Los Blancos manager has worked well especially with the new signing players Casemiro, Covacic, Casilla and expects them to cease this opportunity into victory
Morata returns after the one year Loan deal from Juventus and is likely to start the Los Blancos side
After the Euro Cup injury Christiano Ronaldo is unavailable for this big game, also Gareth bale has missed earlier practice sessions and was recently seen in the last practice game on August 6th, Zidane feels Bale has missed most of the practice session and is not in the rhythm so probably to miss the game
Jorge Sampaoli the new head coach of Sevilla has to experiment a lot in the playing11 as the Los Rojiblancos side has released their key players Ever Banega to Inter Milan, Grzegorz Krychowiak to PSG and Kevin Gameiro to Atletico Madrid. However, No star player in the Madrid side seems a sign of relief for them.
Real Madrid Probable XI:(4-4-3)
Casilla – Marcelo, Ramos, Varane, Carvajal – Casemiro, Modric, Kovacic – Isco, Rodriguez, Morata.
Sevilla FC Probable XI:(4-4-3)
Soria – Escudero, Kolodziejczak, Carrico, Pareja – Correa, Kranevitter, Iborra – Konoplyanka, Kiyotake, Yedder.
Well ! its hard to underestimate the Sevilla side as they don’t see star players in the opposition and will be definitely eyeing for a victory against the Los Blancos,
Zidane the french tactician knows to fix the puzzle well and would probably rely on the Spanish striker Morata to surely score for them
Modric, Isco, and Rodriguez either one of them to provide an assist and hold on to the passing game, while Los Blanco’s defense looks firm and pacey with the likes of Marcelo and Varane. however, Madrid to hold the maximum possession and Sevilla can threat Real Madrid through a counter attack
Yevhen Konoplyanka the Ukrainian striker is good in positioning and could break the deadlock for Sevilla, He also scored in the finals of Europa2016 and lively hope for Sevilla Fc
Real Madrid vs Sevilla Highlights Video
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