Real Madrid are set to take on city rivals Atletico Madrid tonight, in what will be Los Blancos8217; first competitive game since the sale of all-time top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. Our guide reveals all you need to know to watch the Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid game online, including full live stream details and the kick-off time.
The UEFA Super Cup pits the reigning Champions League and Europa League champions against each other every year and, this time out, it8217;s an all-Madrid affair. And there8217;s more than just bragging rights on the table.
The Madrid rivals have had extremely different summers so far. Real have lost possibly their greatest ever player in Ronaldo, as well as club-legend Zinedine Zidane, who led them to a remarkable three Champions League titles in three years. They8217;ve picked up Vinicius Junior, of whom big things are expected and strengthened at the back with the purchase of Thibaut Courtois, but they8217;re yet to replace Ronaldo, and doubts remain over current main man Gareth Bale8217;s capacity to stay fit.
Los Rojiblancos, meanwhile, managed to hold onto key men Diego Godin, Antoine Griezmann and Jan Oblak, as well as manager Diego Simeone, who was also in demand. They also managed to pick up Thomas Lemar and Nikola Kalinic, who will bolster an already teeming forward line.
A win tonight will give Real Madrid and new manager Julen Lopetegui a big confidence boost ahead of the start of the La Liga season this weekend, but a defeat could spark panic and, as all football followers know, Real8217;s supporters aren8217;t the most patient bunch.
Tonight8217;s Madrid derby takes place at the 15,000-seater A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, Estonia. Kick-off is scheduled for 8pm BST. Watching the big game couldn’t be easier – as long as you’ve got the right TV package.
BT Sport have exclusive rights to this encounter, meaning the match will be shown on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting at 7:30pm BST. If you do subscribe to BT Sport, you’ll also be able to live stream the clash, either via the BT Sport website or the BT Sport app.
If you haven’t yet signed up for BT Sport, it’s surprisingly affordable – and you can find out how to do so here. Note that it can take a few hours for channels and streaming access to activate after signing up, so act fast to avoid disappointment.
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