Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid to win the Uefa Super Cup
Real Madrid began life without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with defeat in the first ever Uefa Super Cup derby as Atletico Madrid scored twice in extra time.
Koke and Saul sealed victory in extra time for Atletico after the game ended 2-2 in normal time.
Real were playing for the first time after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo who left for the Italian giant Juventus a couple of weeks ago.
signed for in the summer and Zidane was replaced as manager by former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui.
Koke’s smart finish and Saul’s sensational 16-yard volley in extra time helped Europa League holders Atletico win their third Super Cup in as many appearances.
Diego Costa also scored twice in normal time, thumping in the opener after 49 seconds and tapping in another after the interval.
Gareth Bale had set up Karim Benzema with a header at the back post for Real’s first and captain Sergio Ramos slotted home a penalty for a 2-1 lead for Former Spain coach Julen Lopetugiu to be hopeful of the first silverware since taking charge of the side this summer.
Madrid squandered several scoring opportunities with Marcelo as a cuplrit after he missed an excellent chance to score the winner with an overhead kick in the closing stages of regulation time .
Real were looking to become the first side to win three Super Cups in successive seasons.