Liverpool and Chelsea clash tonight in the Uefa Super Cup and you can follow LIVE coverage from the match in Istanbul below.
Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in June to win the Champions League for a sixth time. The Reds have meanwhile won the Super Cup more than any other English side with three wins, with their last title coming in 2005, when they beat CSKA Moscow 3-1 in the Netherlands.
Chelsea, who beat Arsenal to win the Europa League last season, are looking to win the Super Cup for the second time. Their only previous success came when they beat Real Madrid 1-0 in Monaco in 1998. Follow the latest updates below:
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Liverpool will enjoy what feels like a home advantage this evening.
The Reds have taken 5,973 tickets for the game at the Vodafone Park, which holds 41,000 spectators. Liverpool also enjoy a strong local fan base in Turkey.
Chelsea have meanwhile taken just 1,314 tickets – although that didn’t seem to harm how the team played in Baku, Azerbaijan at the end of last season.
We expect to have team news in around two hours time.
In the meantime, here is how we predict the two teams will line-up this evening:
Good evening and welcome to our live coverage of Liverpool vs Chelsea in tonight’s Super Cup final.
- Liverpool 11/17
- Chelsea 51/10
What time does it start?
The game kicks off at 8pm BST.
What channel is it on and how can I watch online?
The match will be shown on BT Sport 2 in the UK, and you can watch it on the BT Sport app.
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