UEFA Super Cup: Where to Watch, Kick Off Time, Team News For Liverpool vs Chelsea
Liverpool face Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday night, and here is the preview of the all-English final and how to watch the action live.
Naijaparry reports that the UEFA Super Cup is staged annually around the start of the season.
It pits the winners of Europe’s two club competitions together in a one-off clash.
Champions League holders, Liverpool take on the Europa League winners, Chelsea at a neutral venue in meeting of champions.
What TV channel is it on?
The UEFA Super Cup will be shown live on SuperSport 3.
What time is kick-off?
The game will begin at 8pm Nigerian Time on Wednesday night.
It is being held at the 42,000-seat capacity Vodafone Park in Istanbul, home of Turkish side Besiktas.
Referee? Stephanie Frappart
Frank Lampard is deprived of two of the Blues ‘ foremost academy products in Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi.
The England internationals are both recovering from Achilles tendon ruptures, with the latter expected to return within a month, while his counterpart may be out until November.
Central defensive mainstay Antonio Rudiger is likewise unavailable due to a knee injury that he sustained against Liverpool last April, though Willian is a potential option on the wing as he nears full fitness.
Jurgen Klopp may have significantly fewer injured personnel to deal with than his Stamford Bridge counterpart, but the German still has a few pressing issues.
Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson hobbled off during the Norwich City encounter on Friday with a calf complaint and could be out for up to eight weeks.
The remainder of the starting line-up are all fit to face the west London outfit, but the 26-year-old will be joined on the sidelines by back-up right back Nathaniel Clyne after he was ruled out with a knee issue.