Real Madrid vs Manchester United the UEFA Super Cup Clash is scheduled on 8th August, 2017 at the Philip II Arena in Macedonia and Los Blancos are the current champions and will be defending their trophy.
This annual event will witness the current Champions League and Europa League champions face each other for the trophy and it is going to be one hell of clash for the football fans as Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to feature in the squad to take on his former team.
Yes, you read it right. After all the rumors stating that Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid after being accused of tax evasion by Spanish authorities, the four time Ballon d’Or winner is back at training with the Los Blancos and is expected to play in the Real Madrid vs Manchester United the UEFA Super Cup Clash.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was given some added time off after his exploits with Portugal in the Confederations Cup but that is not how you win four Ballon d’Ors and become the frontrunner for a fifth.without putting the work in.
Since Zinedine Zidane confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo is staying in the Spanish capital, the ex-United ace has hinted that he could face his former side after he uploaded a number of personal training videos showing him getting up to speed.
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Now coming to the Real Madrid vs Manchester United the UEFA Super Cup Clash, The Red Devils will enter with a huge advantage over Zinedine Zidane’s men as they have won three out of the last seven head-to-head counters, while Los Blancos has managed the same number with only one draw.
- 23 July 2017- International Champions Cup
Manchester United 1-1 Real Madrid (Red Devils won by 2-1 on penalties)
- 02 Aug 2014 – International Champions Cup
Manchester United 3-1 Real Madrid
- 05 Mar 2013 – Champions League
Manchester United 1-2 Real Madrid
- 13 Feb 2013 – Champions League
Real Madrid 1-1 Manchester United
- 23 Apr 2003 – Champions League
Manchester United 4-3 Real Madrid
- 08 Apr 2003 – Champions League
Real Madrid 3-1 Manchester United
- 19 Apr 2000 – Champions League
Manchester United 2-3 Real Madrid
However, the last time these two sides faced each other was during the International Champions Cup 2017, Manchester United won the encounter on penalties.
But when we talk about the Champions League stats, Real Madrid have won three out of the five encounters, while the Red Devils have salvaged only one victory.
Moreover, last year, Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid registered a comprehensive win against Sevilla by 3-2 and this year, if Cristiano Ronaldo plays, the Real Madrid vs Manchester United the UEFA Super Cup Clash is going to be another ball game altogether because last year, the Portugal national didn’t even feature in the match due to his knee injury.