Today marks the third anniversary of Real Madrid‘s fourth UEFA Super Cup success. On 8 August 2017, our team prevailed over Manchester United at Skopje’sPhilip II National Arena (Macedonia). After having secured the club’s 12th European Cup crown a few months earlier, Madrid captured more continental silverware thanks to strikes from Casemiro and Isco, who landed the Man of the Match award.
Zinedine Zidane‘s charges hit the front after the Brazilian midfielder fired home a first-time, left-footed finish from a Dani Carvajal. cross. At the start of the second period, Isco doubled the madridistas’ advantage when he got the better of David De Gea in a one-one-one. Romelu Lukaku netted to round off the scoring as the game ended 2-1. This victory saw Real Madrid clinch the UEFA Super Cup trophy for a second consecutive season.
2- Real Madrid: Keylor Navas, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo, Casemiro, Modric, Isco (Asensio, 74’), Kroos, Bale (Lucas Vázquez, 74’), Benzema (Cristiano Ronaldo, 83’).
1- Manchester United: De Gea, Darmian, Smalling, Lindelöf, Mkhitaryan, Lingard (Rashford, 46’), Pogba, Matic, Ander Herrera (Fellaini, 56’), Valencia, Lukaku.
1-0 (min. 24): Casemiro.
2-0 (min. 52): Isco.
2-1 (min. 62): Lukaku.
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy).
Stadium: Philip II National Arena.