Genuine Madrid CF v Manchester United FC Match Report, 08/08/2017
Casemiro and Isco gave Real Madrid a 2-1 UEFA Super Cup prevail upon Manchester United, regardless of Romelu Lukaku's introduction goals
Goals from Casemiro and Isco secured a completely merited triumph for the Champions League holders, who have now won the trophy three times since 2014.
Romelu Lukaku split the shortfall on his focused introduction, however the Europa League champions looked well shy of coordinating Madrid for a significant part of the game in a hot and humid Philip II Arena, where drinks breaks were required.
The red devils beat Madrid on penalty after a 1-1 attract the International Champions Cup last month, but they were second best for the greater part against Zinedine Zidane's side, for whom Gareth Bale began and Cristiano Ronaldo made a late cameo appearance as a substitute.
Jose Mourinho gave first starting position, begins to Lukaku, Nemanja Matic and Victor Lindelof, but it looked improbable that he would praise a prevail upon his old club from the minute Casemiro broke the halt following 24 minutes.
Isco's magnificent second place Madrid in charge in the second half and, in spite of the fact that Lukaku gave United some expectation of a rebound, Zidane's side held firm to win their 6th trophy since the Frenchman assumed responsibility last January.
United looked the more settled in the early trades, yet it was Madrid who came nearest to breaking the stop, with Bale – intensely connected with the Red Devils of late – prodding a volley over from six yards before Casemiro shook the crossbar from a Toni Kroos corner.
Madrid were gradually taking control of procedures and they benefited as much as possible from their predominance – and a disputable offside choice – following 24 minutes.
Dani Carvajal, given to an extreme degree an excessive amount of space 30 yards from objective, cut a fine go into Casemiro's way and the Brazilian controlled a fine first-time complete into the base right corner from 12 yards out, in spite of the fact that replays indicated he had strayed just past the United protection too soon.
David de Gea spared well from a low Karim Benzema exertion, as Madrid looked substance to kick back and hit United on the break towards the finish of the half, with Mourinho's men unfit to design any administration for Lukaku beside a profound cross that he headed directly at Keylor Navas.
Mourinho presented Marcus Rashford for Jesse Lingard at half-time, however Madrid debilitated a moment pretty much from commence, with De Gea making a fantastic one-gave spare to keep out Kroos' scratching exertion from 20 yards.
In any case, De Gea was powerless against Isco following 52 minutes, the Spain universal playing a straightforward one-two with Bale that cut the United guard in two preceding opening the ball underneath the goalkeeper and into the net.
United reacted instantly with their most obvious opportunity with regards to the match, Paul Pogba's header bringing a fine response spare out of Navas before Lukaku, who was offside, impacted over the crossbar on the bounce back with the goals expanding.
Bunch hit a shot off the underside of the bar as Madrid pushed certainly forward, however Lukaku got a life saver for United when he tapped home after Navas parried Matic's shot straight into his way.
Navas made a splendid stop to deny Rashford one-on-one preceding De Gea made a staggering recovery to keep out Marco Asensio's exertion, however Madrid held firm in seven minutes of stoppage time to guarantee the trophy and set out a marker to the mainland.