Real Madrid and Manchester United will duel for European supremacy in Tuesday’s UEFA Super Cup clash at the Philip II Arena in Skopje, Macedonia, on the back of two contrasting pre-season campaigns. While UEFA Champions League winners Real have failed to seal a pre-season victory in 90 minutes.
David de Gea showed Real Madrid what they are missing by playing the hero act for Manchester United as they won 2-1 on penalties after a 1-1 International Champions Cup draw in California on Sunday.
The Spain international, a long-time reported target of the Champions League winners, saved spot-kicks from Mateo Kovacic and Oscar before Casemiro hit the crossbar with his shoot-out kick – having scored from 12 yards in normal time – to hand United victory.
Manchester United remain unbeaten on their US tour after seeing off Real Madrid on penalties in the International Champions Cup.