Atlético Madrid triumph in Uefa Super Cup showdown

Real Madrid’s first competitive match since Cristiano Ronaldo was allowed to leave for Juventus ended in a 4-2 loss. Atlético Madrid, last season’s UEFA Europa League winners, went ahead after just 49 seconds thanks to Diego Costa. Karim Benzema equalized for Real Madrid in the 27th minute.

Defender Sergio Ramos scored a penalty after 63 minutes to gift Real Madrid the lead before Costa scored his second of the night in the closing stages of the match. Saúl Ñíguez and Koke scored in the first half of extra time to give Diego Simeone his seventh trophy as Atlético Madrid manager.