2020 UEFA Super Cup
The 2020 UEFA Super Cup will be the 45th edition of the UEFA Super Cup, an annual football match organised by UEFA and contested by the reigning champions of the two main European club competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. The match will feature the winners of the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League and the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League. It is scheduled to be played at the Puskás Aréna in Budapest, Hungary on 24 September 2020.
|Date||24 September 2020|
|Venue||Puskás Aréna, Budapest|
The match was originally scheduled to be played at the Estádio do Dragão in Porto, Portugal, on 12 August 2020; however, after the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe caused the postponements of the previous season's club finals, the UEFA Executive Committee chose to award the rescheduled Champions League final to Portugal, and postponed and relocated the Super Cup to Budapest.
The Estádio do Dragão was scheduled to stage its first ever UEFA Super Cup match. It had hosted the UEFA Euro 2004 and the 2019 UEFA Nations League Final. The city of Porto and Portugal as a whole, however, had seen one Super Cup match before in 1987, as the now-demolished Estádio das Antas hosted the second leg.
This is scheduled to be the first UEFA club competition final hosted at the Puskás Aréna and the second for Budapest and Hungary, having hosted the 2019 UEFA Women's Champions League Final at the Groupama Arena. Prior to the relocation, the stadium has been selected as one of the hosts for the UEFA Euro 2020 as well as hosting the 2022 UEFA Europa League Final, before being rescheduled to 2023.
An open bidding process was launched on 8 December 2017 by UEFA to select the venue of the UEFA Super Cup in 2020. Associations had until 12 January 2018 to express interest, and bid dossiers had to be submitted by 29 March 2018. Associations hosting matches at UEFA Euro 2020 were not allowed to bid for the 2020 UEFA Super Cup.
UEFA announced on 15 January 2018 that nine associations had expressed interest in hosting the 2020 UEFA Super Cup.
|Israel||Sammy Ofer Stadium||Haifa||30,870|
|Moldova||Zimbru Stadium||Chișinău||10,400||Withdrew, did not submit bid|
|Northern Ireland||Windsor Park||Belfast||18,434|
|Portugal||Estádio do Dragão||Porto||50,033||Also bid for 2020 UEFA Europa League Final|
The UEFA Executive Committee relocated the match to Puskás Aréna in Budapest at their meeting on 17 June 2020.
The Champions League winners will be designated as the "home" team for administrative purposes.
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