Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid meet in the UEFA Super Cup Final 2018 on Wednesday in Estonia. It’s the annual battle between the Champions League and Europa League winners. Real won its third consecutive Champions League title last season but is now without Cristiano Ronaldo following his transfer to Juventus. Atleti, meanwhile, enters the game as the reigning Europa League winners, having beaten Marseille in the final last season.. So keep watching and enjoy your time.
UEFA Super Cup Final 2018 Live
When: Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET
TV: TNT and Univision
Stream in Spanish: fuboTV (Try for free)
Real Madrid lock horns with city rivals Atletico Madrid in Tallinn on Wednesday as the Spanish giants fight it out for the right to get their hands on the UEFA Super Cup.
It marks the official beginning of a new era for Los Blancos as Julen Lopetegui takes charge of his first competitive game since taking over from Zinedine Zidane and the former Spain boss will be eager to get off on the right foot by securing some silverware.
The competition has been dominated by Spanish clubs over the course of the last decade, with Champions League holders Real winning three of the last four editions, while Atletico triumphed in 2010 and 2012.
While essentially ceremonial in nature and serving as a proverbial curtain-raiser for the season, the UEFA Super Cup will have an added bite to it in 2018 as city rivals Real and Atletico face off.
The derby is baptism of fire for Lopetegui and it will give a good indication on where Los Blancos are at as they embark on life after Ronaldo and Zidane, who set the bar incredibly high at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The departure of Ronaldo has left the squad with a decidedly different complexion and, with Modric potentially following the Portuguese out of the club to Serie A, things are far from ideal for the new coach. However, he is not shying away from the challenge.”Zizou did an extraordinary job and got incredible titles,” Lopetegui told a news conference. “But this is the past, now we are focused to keep on getting them, keep making history and we have to try to be better and better in all aspects.Subcribe Now