Liverpool lifts UEFA Super Cup, Chelsea as runner-up

Liverpool became the owners of the UEFA Super Cup after the highly heated match against Chelsea in Istanbul. For the fourth time in history, the team becomes the Super Cup champion.

For the first half of the match, the Reds were on the unfortunate side of the field. Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud made the first claim for the Cup in the 36th minute.

The glance of hope arrived for Liverpool after Sadio Mane tied the teams.

Until 95th minute the fate of the cup was uncertain, then Mane performed a stunning strike into the top corner. Chelsea replied almost immediately and the match was sent to a shoot-out.

During the penalties, Salah scored, Abraham missed. The mistake cost Chelsea the Cup.  

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