Like every summer the European Super Cup opens the competition season Uefa which, after the all-Spanish derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid of the last edition (won by the colchoneros for 4-2), this evening saw the two English teams face Liverpool and Chelsea respectively champion of Champions League and Europa League . The match of the 44th edition of the UEFA Super Cup, held this year in Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, home of the Besiktas, was decided on penalties where the team from Klopp . After the 1-1 of regular time, where Giroud scored in the 36th minute, replied Mané to 48 ', the race continued until the extra time ended on the result of 2-2 where Mané, at 96 ', and Jorginho at 101' from eleven meters scored again. The match ended with a penalty shoot-out where the parade of goalkeeper of Chelsea Adrian was decisive, which replaced the injured Alisson , On Abraham . In this way Liverpool wins its fourth trophy of this competition after that of 1977, 2001 and 2005.
In the spotlight also the referee of the match, the French Stephanie Frappart first woman in directing a men's soccer match organized by Uefa .