Real Madrid equal Barcelona with fifth UEFA Super Cup title

Real Madrid are the UEFA Super Cup champions following their 2-0 win Eintracht Frankfurt at Helsinki Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

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David Alaba opened the scoring for Los Blancos in the first half before Karim Benzema doubled the lead in the second half.

Real Madrid qualified for the UEFA Super Cup after winning the 2021-22 Champions League at the expense of Liverpool in France.

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Frankfurt, on the other hand, are the UEFA Europa League holders following their 5-4 penalty shootout win over Rangers FC in the final.

REAL MADRID EQUAL BARCELONA’S UEFA SUPER CUP TITLES

In beating Frankfurt, Real Madrid have now equalled Spanish arch-rivals Barcelona’s tally of five UEFA Super Cup titles.

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This is the joint most UEFA Super Cup titles, meaning the two LaLiga giants have now won a combined 10 titles in the history of the competition.

Furthermore, it is worth noting that when Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League in May 2022, Carlo Ancelotti became the first manager to win it four times.

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