2019 UEFA Super Cup Preview | Chelsea | Stadium: Beşiktaş Park, Turkey

2019 UEFA Super Cup Preview | Chelsea | Stadium: Beşiktaş Park, Turkey
August 13, 2019 Gary Fulcher

 

Liverpool return to Istanbul to do battle with Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday evening – 8pm kick off UK time – in what is effectively the European equivalent of the Community Shield, although slightly more prestigious. To qualify you have to either win the European Cup or Europa League – which Liverpool and Chelsea did respectively – to set up the first all-English Super Cup contest.

The Reds will be making their 6th Super Cup appearance and it’s the 5th time they’ve entered the competition as European Champions. Chelsea will make their 4th appearance and the third time they’ve entered as Europa League winners.

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