Diego Costa's first-minute strike fastest ever in UEFA Super Cup

Diego Costa's first-minute strike fastest ever in UEFA Super Cup

Javier Howell
August 16, 2018

This is to ward off potential interest from Real Madrid according to 'Corriere dello Sport'.

Despite the sensational nature of the strike, it is another brilliant overhead kick, by Cristiano Ronaldo, which has been nominated as the Champions League entrant for the 2017-18 vote on UEFA.com, the European governing body's website.

With a Spanish team guaranteed to take home the Super Cup, a La Liga side will have won the season-opening trophy in nine of the last 10 contests. Presented by Tommy Martin, with analysis from Graeme Souness and Keith Andrews.

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui says he expects his team to be pushed "to the limit in all ways" by Atletico Madrid in Wednesday's UEFA Super Cup final.

Every player on the park could have done without the additional 30 minutes ahead of the new season but Atletico appeared to have the fresher bodies and after Saul Niguez rocketed home a thumping shot, Koke guided a finish into the back of Real's net which gave Diego Simeone side's the win.

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They also have used Jeremy Kerley as a slot receiver. "He's just coming in here to compete and earn". I'm sure he wished he had played all 16 games both seasons", Beane said.

Gareth Bale started for Real alongside Karim Benzema, but Luka Modric was left on the bench in Tallinn.

The Spanish worldwide gave the defending Europa League titleholders the lead just 49 seconds into the match at A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, Estonia.

Modric has made 257 appearances to date for Real Madrid, scoring 13 goals.

Defender Ramos, the scourge of Atletico Madrid in recent years, stepped up and sent Oblak the wrong way.

New Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will not be eligible to play in the UEFA Super Cup. Watch TNT also streams live on the Amazon Fire TV set-top streaming device, allowing fans to watch the Madrid vs. Madrid showdown streaming live to their TV sets.