UEFA SUPERCUP: Chelsea, Liverpool lock horns in Istanbul in an All English affair.

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The 2019 Uefa Super Cup final will take place today at Stadio Vodafone Park, Istanbul in Turkey in an English affair between Chelsea and Liverpool.

The two meet after becoming European champions last season, with Chelsea beating Arsenal 4-1 in the Europa League final while Liverpool won 2-0 against Tottenham.

Chelsea Chelsea players celebrate winning the Europa League last season. Photo/File

This will be the first time two English sides meet in the competition, although there have been 8 fixtures previously where clubs from the same country have met.

Liverpool players celebrate after beating Tottenham during last years Champions League final. Photo/File

Female referee Stephanie Frappart will officiate the final, going on record as the first to do so in a Uefa competition.

Stephanie Pratt will be the first female referee to officiate a Uefa competition. Photo/Courtesy

This fixture comes barely a week after the start of the English premier league, which saw Chelsea thrashed 4-0 by Manchester United while Liverpool had an easy run scoring 4 goals past newbies Norwich city.

Liverpool have won the competition 3 times while Chelsea have won twice.

What’s your prediction?

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