Real Madrid’s UEFA Super Cup Stats Ahead Of Sevilla Showdown

Real Madrid’s UEFA Super Cup Stats Ahead Of Sevilla Showdown


Champions of Europe Real Madrid collide with Spanish opposition when they face Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup. The match is scheduled to take place at Lerkendal Stadion in Trondheim, Norway on Tuesday 9th August. It promises to be a thrilling spectacle as the two La Liga sides go head to head, so let’s get in the mood with some interesting stats.

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane was himself a UEFA Super Cup winner for Los Blancos, helping the club to a 3-1 success over Feyenoord in Monaco back in 2002. If he tastes success on Tuesday then he will become the fifth person to lift the trophy as a player and manager, following in the footsteps of Pep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti, Diego Simeone and Luis Enrique.

That win was followed by a 2-0 victory over Tuesday’s opponents in this competition in Cardiff 2 years ago, thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo brace. Prior to that encounter, Real Madrid had comfortably beaten Sevilla on their only other European meeting. Alfredo Di Stéfano scored 4 in an 8-0 first leg rout during the 1957/58 European Champions Clubs’ Cup quarter-final, which still stands as a record win in the last eight to this day.

Facing Spanish opposition in continental competition certainly hasn’t fazed Real Madrid who have an impressive record against their Iberian counterparts. They defeated city rivals Atletico Madrid in the 2014 and 2016 UEFA Champions League finals. Real also prevailed in the first UEFA Champions League final between clubs representing the same nation, downing Valencia 3-0 at the Stade de France in 2000. Overall, Real Madrid have won ten of their 19 games against Spanish teams in Europe, drawing five and losing only four.