UEFA Super Cup: Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid Match Facts

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Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid Match Facts
Monaco, Aug 31: European Champions Chelsea will take on Europa League holders Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup tie at the Stade Louis II in Monaco on Friday.

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Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid Match Facts:

  • Chelsea have previously won the UEFA Super Cup after beating Real Madrid in 1998. Current manager Roberto Di Matteo featured in that match for the Blues.
  • Atletico Madrid beat Inter Milan 2-0 in UEFA Super Cup in their only appearance in 2010.
  • Chelsea beat Bayern Munich (4-3p) to win their first UEFA Champions League title in the history of the club. The Blues became the first London club to win the Champions League.
  • Atletico Madrid won 3-0 against Athletic Bilbao to lift their second UEFA Europa title.
  • Chelsea striker Fernando Torres was named Atletico Madrid captain at the age of 19.
  • The two sides met once in 2009/10 UEFA Champions League group stage. Chelsea won 4-0 at Stamford Bridge while Atletico managed a 2-2 draw at the Estadio Vicente Calderon.
  • Chelsea are unbeaten against Spanish opponents in 13 competitive games. The Blues have faced Spanish opponents 31 times, winning 14, losing, six and drawing 11.
  • Atletico Madrid beat Premier League side Fulham 2-1 in extra-time to win the inaugural UEFA Europa League.
  • Atletico have played 20 games against Premier League sides, winning seven, drawing eight and losing five.

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