Gareth Bale's record vs. Atletico Madrid

PSG looking towards 'Making History'

Gareth Bale's record vs. Atletico Madrid

On the positive side for Madrid is last May's UCL final substitute then matchwinner Gareth Bale changing his mind about also leaving the club, with the Wales global having scored three times in four preseason outings.

"My personal goals are those of the team, the Champions League is the great dream of this club, the goal is to improve on what was done the previous year".

Gareth Bale started for Real alongside Karim Benzema, but Luka Modric was left on the bench in Tallinn.

With the scores 2-2 after 90 minutes the game went to extra time, and it took two beautifully crafted goals to give Diego Simeone's men the win over their crosstown rivals.

But Courtois will be line to make his debut in Sunday's La Liga clash against Getafe at the Bernabeu.

Gareth Bale will take an increased role for Real Madrid after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Eastern European Summer Time at 15,000-seat A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, Estonia, on Wednesday, August 15. The matches will be available on the UEFA Champions League Facebook Page.

According to the BBC, the Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid showdown will be the first time in 43 years that both UEFA Super Cup sides have hailed from the same city.

Elsewhere, however, reports in Spain suggest Real Madrid would not have been able to select the former Chelsea stopper even if they wanted to.

Emerging star Marco Asensio did not do badly in Ronaldo's spot in attack, but Lopetegui sending on unproven youngster Borja Mayoral in extra time showed that Madrid have not yet fully covered the loss of the reigning Ballon d'Or victor.

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It is the seventh UEFA Super Cup match between two clubs from same country, and the fifth all-Spanish affair. In Canada, BeIn Sports Canada will carry the UEFA Super Cup live stream.

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