In soccer betting a plain ol’ cup will just not do; that’s why the UEFA offers you its Super Cups – Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound!
2017 UEFA Super Cup
Real Madrid (Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League) vs. Manchester United (Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League)
Date: 8th August 2017
Venue: Philip II Arena, Skopje, Macedonia
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
Online gambling odds for fans who bet on soccer:
Manchester United +293
Real Madrid -133
Manchester United/Real Madrid Draw +240
Real Madrid is the current reigning and defending UEFA Super Cup champions. The Whites also won the 2002 and 2014 editions. MUFC won it in 1991 and has had two unsuccessful appearances, in 1999 and 2008. The two teams have never played each other in the Super Cup but they have met on 10 occasions in the European Champion Clubs’ Cup/UEFA Champions League – Real has had the upper hand the in the clubs’ previous encounters with four wins, four draws and two losses.
2017 Supercopa de España
Real Madrid (champions of 2016–17 La Liga) vs. Barcelona (2016–17 Copa del Rey)
First leg: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Date: 13th August 2017
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona
Second leg: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona
Date: 16th August 2017
Venue: Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
This will mark the first time that the Supercopa de España features El Clásico since 2012 edition, when Real Madrid won on away goals after a 4-4 aggregate score. As ever, Real is the soccer betting fave.
2017 Supercoppa Italiana
Juventus (winners of the 2016–17 Serie A championship and the 2016–17 Coppa Italia) vs. Lazio (runners-up of the 2016–17 Coppa Italia)
Date: 13th August 2017
Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy
Juve has been involved in the previous five editions of the game – always as Serie A champions – and has won three of those. As a matter of fact, this will be a rematch of the 2013 and 2015 editions, in which Juventus beat Lazio 4-0 and 2-0 respectively.
Borussia Dortmund (winners of the 2016–17 DFB-Pokal) vs. Bayern Munich (winners of the 2016–17 Bundesliga)
Date: 5th August 2017
Venue: Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund
This will be a rematch from last year, when Bayern defeated Borussia 2-0 for their first Supercup since 2010 – they had previously lost to Dortmund in 2012, 2013, and 2014. The two teams also met in 1989, making this one a record super cup between Borussia and Munich
2017 Trophée des Champions
Monaco (winners of the 2016–17 Ligue 1) vs. Paris Saint-Germain (winners of the Coupe de la Ligue).
2017 FA Community Shield
Arsenal (winners of the 2016–17 FA Cup) vs. Chelsea (champions of the 2016–17 Premier League)
Date: 6th August 2017
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London
Referee: Bobby Madley (West Riding)
Soccer betting fans should not let the name deceive them; this one is just as super as the preceding.