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Ramos and Carvajal, key in the UEFA Super Cup

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NEWS | 12/08/2018 | Borja Miranda

Both players played the full game in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
The first title up for grabs this season is fast approaching and Real Madrid will be heading for Tallinn (Estonia) to win their third consecutive UEFA Super Cup, something unprecedented to date. In the Madrid squad, who are accustomed to this type of key games, the experience in the competition that the likes of Sergio Ramos and Carvajal have, having featured in 2014, 2016 and 2017, notching over 300 minutes.
Both players premiered in the tournament in August 2014, when the Madrid side beat Sevilla in Cardiff (Wales) and both started. Two years later, in Trondheim, the two featured again in the starting line-up and played a decisive role in another win over Sevilla: a header from Ramos forced extra time in 93’ and Carvajal, with a spectacular individual play, scored the winner on 119’.

The last appearance of these two in the UEFA Super Cup took place last summer in the National Stadium Filipo II, Skopje, Macedonia. Ramos and Carvajal played again in the Real Madrid defence and the Whites won their fourth title in the competition, beating Manchester United thanks to goals from Casemiro and Isco.