One of the many season curtain-raiser matches in the world of football, the UEFA Super Cup pits the previous season’s UEFA Champions League (which used to be known as the European Cup) against UEFA Europa League (which used to be known as the UEFA Cup) winners.
Liverpool, the Champions League winner, will take on Chelsea, the Europa League winner, in the 2019 UEFA Super Cup in Besiktas. It will be the second competitive match for the two Premier League clubs, who begin the season on August 10 and 11, with league fixtures against Norwich City and Manchester United.
UEFA Super Cup telecast in India 2019
This season, the UEFA Super Cup is scheduled to be played on August 15 at 00:30 IST.
As was the case last season, you can watch the 2019 UEFA Super Cup on Sony Ten 2 HD and Sony Ten 2, on which channels the pre-match show starts at 23:30 IST on August 14.
About the UEFA Super Cup 2019
Liverpool and Chelsea are likely to field their first-choice XIs in the Super Cup clash, with a piece of silverware available early in the season.
The Reds have won the UEFA Super Cup three times, while Chelsea have won the same once, in 1998, beating Real Madrid 1-0 at the Stade Louis II.