2019 UEFA Super Cup
The 2019 UEFA Super Cup is hence the 44th edition of the UEFA Super Cup. Super Cup is also a professional football match which is organized annually by UEFA. The contestants are hence the winners of the two main European club competitions which are:
- the UEFA Champions League
- UEFA Europa League.
The match will hence feature two English sides:
Liverpool is hence the winners of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League. Chelsea is also the winners of the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League. This match is hence going to happen at Vodafone Park which is situated in Istanbul, Turkey at the 14th of August, 2019. This match is also the first all-English UEFA Super Cup and the eight overall tournaments to feature two teams from the same country.
The video assistant referee (VAR) system will hence be introduced for the very first time in the UEFA Super Cup.
List of Officials for 2019 UEFA Super Cup
List of Officials for the match is hence listed below:
Assistant referees hence include:
- Manuela Nicolosi (France)
- Michelle O’Neill (Republic of Ireland).
The fourth official hence includes:
- Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey).
Video assistant referee hence includes:
- Clément Turpin (France).
Assistant video assistant referees hence include:
- François Letexier (France)
- Mark Borsch (Germany)
- Massimiliano Ferrari (Italy).
The Match rules for the Super Cup 2019 are hence listed below:
- The match will be of 90 minutes
- 30 minutes of extra time can be provided if necessary
- Penalty shoot-out will happen if scores still level
- Each team must have twelve named substitutes
- The game allows a maximum of three substitutions, and a fourth substitute is allowed in extra time.
The first team squad for the Liverpool FC that could hence participate in the Super Cup is:
2 Nathaniel Clyne
4 Virgil van Dijk (third-captain)
5 Georginio Wijnaldum (fourth-captain)
6 Dejan Lovren
7 James Milner (vice-captain)
8 Naby Keïta
9 Roberto Firmino
10 Sadio Mané
11 Mohamed Salah
12 Joe Gomez
14 Jordan Henderson (captain)
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
20 Adam Lallana
23 Xherdan Shaqiri
26 Andrew Robertson
27 Divock Origi
32 Joël Matip
40 Ryan Kent
48 Curtis Jones
51 Netherlands DF Ki-Jana However
62 Republic of Ireland GK Caoimhin Kelleher
65 Algeria PDF Yasser Larouci
66 England DF Trent Alexander-Arnold
67 England MF Harvey Elliott
72 Netherlands DF Sepp van den Berg.
The first team squad for Chelsea FC that could hence participate in the 2019 Super Cup is:
1 Kepa Arrizabalaga
2 Antonio Rüdiger
3 Marcos Alonso
4 Andreas Christensen
7 N’Golo Kanté
8 Ross Barkley
9 Tammy Abraham
12 Ruben Loftus-Cheek
13 Willy Caballero
14 Tiémoué Bakayoko
15 Kurt Zouma
17 Mateo Kovačić
18 Olivier Giroud
19 Mason Mount
20 Callum Hudson-Odoi
21 Davide Zappacosta
22 Christian Pulisic
23 Michy Batshuayi
24 Reece James
28 César Azpilicueta (captain)
29 Fikayo Tomori
31 Jamie Cumming
33 Emerson Palmieri
— Marco van Ginkel.