Christiano Ronaldo scored twice in the UEFA Super Cup as Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-0. It is a trophy the Portuguese star has never won but Real, featuring the most expensive strike force ever assembled, were never in trouble against their Spanish rivals.
The match in Cardiff was a homecoming for Gareth Bale. Ahead of the game he had said the match represented the chance to target a clean sweep of six trophies this season.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side had brushed aside Sevilla 7-3 in a league game last season and once again were in dominant form.