Real Madrid vs. Manchester United: Super Cup – Match Preview

Real Madrid and Manchester United go head to head on Tuesday night for the Super Cup after the pair won European honours last season.

Madrid became the first side to successfully defend the Champions League as they beat Juventus 4-1 in the final.

This summer they have added just two players in the form of Lucas Hernandez and Dani Ceballos.

Manchester United have again spent big, with Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic all arriving.

They are back in the Champions League this season having lifted the Europa League last campaign.

Match history
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to haunt his former side the last time the two met as Real Madrid eliminated Manchester United in the 2013 Champions League.

In charge of Madrid that night was Jose Mourinho, who is now obviously in the Old Trafford dugout.

Last five meetings
Manchester United 1 Real Madrid 2 – 05/03/13
Real Madrid 1 Manchester United 1 – 13/02/12
Manchester United 4 Real Madrid 3 – 23/04/03
Real Madrid 3 Manchester United 1 – 08/04/03
Manchester United 2 Real Madrid 3 – 19/04/00

Over 2.5 goals – 8/11 with Bet 365

Team news
Both Ronaldo and Gareth Bale are doubts for Madrid here, although both could well start.

Madrid could well name an XI that featured last season with for the team, with Hernandez and Cabellos set for bench roles.

Manchester United are set to deploy a 3-5-2 formation here, despite bans to Eric Bailly and Phil Jones.

Lukaku and Marcus Rashford could lead the line together here as they bid to forge a partnership.

Expected starting XI’s
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modric; Ronaldo, Benzema, Bale
Manchester United (3-5-2): De Gea; Smalling, Lindelof, Blind; Valencia, Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Darmian; Lukaku, Rashford

Predictions

Result: Real Madrid (21/20 with William Hill)

Correct Score: 3-1 (15/1 with Bet Victor)

Anytime Goalscorer: Sergio Ramos (6/1 with Bet 365)

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