2016 UEFA Super Cup

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2016 UEFA Super Cup
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Date 9 August 2016
Venue Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim
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The 2016 UEFA Super Cup will be the 41st edition of the UEFA Super Cup, an annual football match organised by UEFA and contested by the reigning champions of the two main European club competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. The match will feature Real Madrid, the winners of the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League, and Sevilla, the winners of the 2015–16 UEFA Europa League, making it the third consecutive all-Spanish Super Cup.[1] It will be played at the Lerkendal Stadion in Trondheim, Norway, on 9 August 2016.[2]

Venue

The Lerkendal Stadion in Trondheim will host the match.

The Lerkendal Stadion was announced as the venue of the Super Cup at the UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Nyon, Switzerland, on 18 September 2014.[2] This will be the first UEFA final hosted in Norway.

The Lerkendal Stadion opened as a multi-purpose stadium on 10 August 1947, as the main football and athletics stadium in Trondheim. It is the home stadium of Rosenborg BK. The stadium has a capacity for 21,166 spectators, making it the second largest football stadium in Norway.[2]

Teams

Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
Spain Real Madrid Winners of the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014
Spain Sevilla Winners of the 2015–16 UEFA Europa League 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015

Match

9 August 2016 (2016-08-09)
20:45 CEST
Real Madrid Spain v Spain Sevilla

Match rules[3]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.

See also

References

  1. "Real Madrid play Sevilla in UEFA Super Cup". UEFA.com. 29 May 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Trondheim set to stage 2016 UEFA Super Cup". UEFA.com. 18 September 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Regulations of the UEFA Super Cup 2016" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 4 March 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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