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UEFA Super Cup: All you need to know about Madrid v United

Champions League By: Collins Udeme | 08/08/2017

UEFA Super Cup: All you need to know about Madrid v United

Champions League holders Real Madrid and Europa League winners Manchester United will face off in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup as Los Blancos aim to become the first team to win successive UEFA Super Cups since AC Milan in 1989 and 1990.

When and where is the match?

The 2017 fixture will be played in Skopje, FYR Macedonia, on Tuesday 8 August, with kick-off at 20:45CET. For administrative purposes, Real Madrid will be considered the home team.

How did the teams qualify?

REAL MADRID: 2017 UEFA Champions League winners

Group F runners-up

Round of 16: 6-2 aggregate win v Napoli
Quarter-finals: 6-3 aggregate win v Bayern
Semi-finals: 4-2 aggregate win v Atlético
Final: 4-1 win v Juventus

Top scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo (12)

MANCHESTER UNITED: 2017 UEFA Europa League winners

Group A runners-up
Round of 32: 4-0 aggregate win v St-Étienne
Round of 16: 2-1 aggregate win v Rostov
Quarter-finals: 3-2 aggregate win v Anderlecht
Semi-finals: 2-1 aggregate win v Celta Vigo
Final: 2-0 win v Ajax

Top scorer: Henrikh Mkhitaryan (6)

Head-to-Head

2012/13 UEFA Champions League round of 16
Real Madrid 1-1 Manchester United
Manchester United 1-2 Real Madrid

2002/03 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals
Real Madrid 3-1 Manchester United
Manchester United 4-3 Real Madrid

1999/2000 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals
Real Madrid 0-0 Manchester United
Manchester United 2-3 Real Madrid

1967/68 European Champion Clubs' Cup semi-finals
Manchester United 1-0 Real Madrid
Real Madrid 3-3 Manchester United

1956/57 European Champion Clubs' Cup semi-finals
Real Madrid 3-1 Manchester United
Manchester United 2-2 Real Madrid

Real Madrid: W4 D4 L2 F20 A16
Manchester United: W2 D4 L4 F16 A20

Previous UEFA Super Cup performances

Real Madrid: winners 2002, 2014, 2016; runners-up 1998, 2000

Madrid are aiming to become the first team to win successive UEFA Super Cups since AC Milan in 1989 and 1990. Victory would give Madrid four UEFA Super Cups; only Milan and Barcelona (5 each) have won more.
Manchester United: winners 1991; runners-up 1999, 2008

United lost both matches when they qualified as European champions; their sole victory came in 1991, as winners of Europe's 'second' competition.
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