UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo & Real Madrid To Face Manchester United In Macedonia
The Portugal star will take on his former club in the clash between the reigning Champions League and Europa League winners on August 8.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid will take on Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup in Macedonia on August 8.
Zinedine Zidane’s team booked their place in the start-of-season showpiece by beating Juventus in Saturday’s Champions League final, with Ronaldo scoring twice in the 4-1 victory in Cardiff.
It was Los Blancos’ 12th victory in the competition and sets up yet another date in the Super Cup, which pits the Champions League holders with their Europa League counterparts.
Manchester United won the Europa League – and booked their place in the 2017-18 Champions League group stage – by seeing off Ajax in May. Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored in their 2-0 win in Stockholm.
It will be the first meeting between the two clubs since the 2012-13 season, when Madrid knocked United out of the Champions League in controversial circumstances after Nani was sent off in the second leg at Old Trafford.
The Match will be the meeting of Winners