Everything you need to know ahead of Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup meeting with Chelsea on Wednesday night.

Match information

The champions of Europe take on Europa League winners Chelsea in Istanbul at 8pm BST (10pm local time) as they look to secure the club its fourth triumph in the competition.

If scores are level after 90 minutes at Besiktas Park, extra-time will be played and potentially penalty kicks.

How to follow the game

BT Sport will broadcast the match live in the UK, with live audio commentary available on Liverpoolfc.com.

Exclusive reaction and game highlights will then be available to watch on LFCTV GO from midnight. Sign up now and claim your first month free.

The last meeting

Mohamed Salah scored a screamer as Premier League-chasing Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield in April.

The two teams last met in Europe back in 2009 for a thrilling 4-4 Champions League quarter-final second leg at Stamford Bridge.

What the managers say

"Of course people will say we are favourites because we came second [in the Premier League] last year and won the Champions League, and all these things. But, it's about who is more ready on the day, and hopefully it's us."

Jürgen Klopp

"I'm optimistic because I believe in the players and the fact that we are here in the final because we deserve to be. I'm very understanding of the quality of the opposition in Liverpool, the team that deservedly won the Champions League, and have a fantastic manager and group of players. If we play to our maximum we can win the match."

Frank Lampard


This will be the first ever all-English Super Cup showpiece.

It is Liverpool's sixth appearance in the fixture and Chelsea's fourth.

This will also be the first time a Spanish club has not won the Super Cup since 2013, when Bayern Munich beat Chelsea on penalties in Prague.

The officials

Referee: Stephanie Frappart
Assistant referees: Manuela Nicolosi and Michelle O'Neill
Fourth official: Cuneyt Cakir
VAR: Clement Turpin
VAR assistants: Francois Letexier, Mark Borsch and Massimiliano Irrati

Liverpool's pre-Super Cup training session in Istanbul

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