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  1. 29 EFL Cup ties - extra-time being played in six matches
  2. Casemiro with left-foot volley for Real
  3. Isco then slots home after one-two with Bale
  4. After an earlier miss, Lukaku slots home rebound
  5. Real Madrid hit the crossbar twice

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By Shamoon Hafez

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Real Madrid

Normal service resumed.

Real Madrid ended last season by winning a trophy and begin this one by winning another.

Cristiano Ronaldo was on the bench for 82 minutes of the game and they have not even signed Kylian Mbappe yet (if you believe everything you read in the papers).

Scary stuff.

Have a read of Jonathan Jurejko's match report

We are back on Friday, yes Friday, for the start of the new Premier League season. Buzzing.

Until then.

When all is said and done...

EFL Cup first round results

Tuesday's EFL Cup first-round action concludes with a win for Scunthorpe, 6-5 on penalties against Notts County, after a 3-3 draw.

That shootout saw the competition's first trial of the 'ABBA' system and Matt Gilks' save from Matt Tootle stopped it going On And On And On.

For a full list of tonight's EFL Cup results, click here, after a generally good night for Championship sides, with the exception of North End.

Bees eventually overcome Dons

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They endured a scare, but Championship Brentford eventually win 3-1 at AFC Wimbledon in extra-time.

That means Preston are the only second-tier side to be knocked out of the EFL Cup tonight. They lost in dramatic fashion at Accrington Stanley.

'Bale will stay at Real'

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Manchester United

More from Manchester United Jose Mourinho: "The group is fantastic and Marouane Fellaini is an example of spirit we have. We fought until Cristiano Ronaldo got on to the pitch. I am happy because we lost a game, lost a cup, but not the season. We are better now than when we were when we won the Europa League.

On potential signing of Gareth Bale: "Clearly the club want him, the manager wants him and he wants the club. Clearly game over. I think everyone knows he is going to stay.

"We deserve rest on Wednesday and Thursday we start. I am so happy to be manager of these guys and told them I have never had a group I like as much as I like them. I am going to fight with them all the way."

'A fantastic team'

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Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, speaking to BT Sport: "I think we did well, I think we lost to one goal which shows the result was really short and one of their goals was an offside. With a good VAR system it would be 1-1 and extra-time.

"They could have scored more goals than they did, we could have scored more goals than we did. They had a period of dominance at middle of the first half and we had a period of dominance at middle of the second half."

"We were playing a team full of fantastic players, we discussed the result until almost the end.

"I say almost the end because with Cristiano Ronaldo coming on, because every time Ronaldo wanted a free-kick the game was stopped. We gave them a fight but have reasons to leave optimistic and proud. Let's go for Sunday."

Debutants Forest Green go out

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The English Football League's newest team's debut in the EFL Cup has ended in a narrow defeat, with Milton Keynes Dons netting late to win 1-0 at Forest Green Rovers after extra-time.

But penalties are going to be needed to separate Scunthorpe and Notts County, whose game finished 3-3 AET.

Gboly Ariyibi scores for Milton Keynes Dons
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Unwanted record

Jose Mourinho is the first manager to lose three European Super Cup matches as a manager, following defeats in 2013 with Chelsea and in 2003 with FC Porto.

Bluebirds avoid a shock

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They were made to work hard for it, but Cardiff are through to the second round after a 2-1 win over Portsmouth after extra-time.

Meanwhile, they're still playing at AFC Wimbledon, where Brentford lead 2-1 with around six minutes to play.

But there's been something of a shock at Oxford's Kassam Stadium, where League Two Cheltenham Town have won a seven-goal thriller 4-3.

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says one of Real Madrid's goals "was offside and with VAR it would be 1-1 and extra-time".

Full quotes to follow.

Closing in

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Only Barcelona and AC Milan, who have both won it five times, have claimed the Super Cup more times than Real Madrid (4).

Championship pair avoiding shocks?

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There's relief for Cardiff and Brentford fans, as both sides finally take the lead against lower-league opposition in extra-time.

The Bluebirds are now 2-1 up at home to Portsmouth, while the Bees are winning at AFC Wimbledon.

Cardiff celebrate their second goal
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Still goalless between Forest Green Rovers and MK Dons - the only match in extra-time that is heading to penalties as it stands.

Bale 'not listening' to speculation

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Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, speaking to BT Sport: "It is obviously great to keep adding to the trophy collection. It was a difficult game but I think we played well and controlled the game very well.

"It helped we have been training in 38C heat in Madrid! We controlled the game and deserved to win. We want to keep winning and every game we still have the hunger and desire."

On transfer speculation linking him to Manchester United: "I'm just concentrating on my football and I'm not listening to anything. I'm not reading anything, although people tell me bits and bobs. I'm enjoying my football and playing as much as a I can and winning trophies."

Have Madrid told him that he can move on? "Not that I know of. I haven't had any of those conversations. I am just concentrating on my football and trying to get fitness up after not playing regularly for eight or nine months."

Bale with Isco

Into extra-time

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Of tonight's 29 ties in the EFL Cup first round, six have gone to extra-time, while Grimsby v Derby was abandoned.

Championship Brentford are still being held, 1-1 at AFC Wimbledon. Second-tier Cardiff are also still level, with Portsmouth on terms at 1-1 in south Wales.

Carlisle are now 2-1 up at Fleetwood, while debutants Forest Green Rovers and Milton Keynes Dons' game remains goalless and Scunthorpe 3-2 Notts County is a latest score.

But all the drama has been at the Kassam Stadium, where League Two Cheltenham lead Oxford 4-3.

Forest Green Rovers v Milton Keynes Dons
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Forest Green Rovers v Milton Keynes Dons

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Reading versus Gillingham kicked off at 20:00 BST. That match has now finished - a 2-0 win for the home side.

Reading v Gillingham
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Not for the first time in his career, Jose Mourinho has given his medal to a lucky Manchester United fan in the stands.

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Just to mark your card, six of tonight's 29 EFL Cup ties have gone to extra-time.

And here come Real Madrid, celebrating lifting the trophy as though it is their first.


....Real Madrid are the 2017 Super Cup champions.

Zinedine Zidane with the trophy
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The Manchester United manager and players are on the podium to collect their runners-up medals.

Uefa chief Aleksander Ceferin pops it round Jose Mourinho's neck, who promptly takes it off.

As do many of the players behind him.

Mourinho walks past the trophy

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A young Manchester United fan in floods of tears in the stands.

Cheer up, it's not that bad.

United boss Jose Mourinho is on the pitch and shaking hands with all of the Real Madrid players.

Will he ask Ed Woodward for more signings before the end of the month?

Who's safely through to round two?

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Full-time whistles have been sounding around the grounds in the EFL Cup and Championship sides Fulham, Wolves, Bristol City, Birmingham City and Sheffield Wednesday have all gone through with wins in normal time.

QPR also overcame Northampton, 1-0 at home.

And Norwich had to come from behind to beat League Two Swindon 3-2 at Carrow Road.

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Add the Super Cup to La Liga, Champions League and the Club World Cup that Real Madrid already hold.

They are one formidable side.

Manchester United are back in the Champions League this season, but they are way off the current holders at the moment.


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Victory for Real Madrid as they defeat Manchester United to win the Uefa Super Cup.

Fully deserved.

players celebrate

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More seconds slip away from Manchester United as Antonio Valencia trips Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Portuguese man lashes his free-kick over the bar.

Ronaldo down

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Running repairs for Paul Pogba on the side of the pitch, who has a cut on top of his right eye.

Can the men in red find the equaliser?

Time is running out.


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Lucas Vazquez is chopped down by Marcus Rashford. Yellow.

Frustration from the Manchester United man.

Into the final three minutes.

FT: Accrington 3-2 Preston

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It's all over in Lancashire as Billy Kee's 93rd-minute winner sees Accrington beat Championship side Preston 3-2, in a big upset in the EFL Cup.


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Brilliant goalkeeping at both ends.

Firstly, Keylor Navas dives to his right to pounce on Marouane Fellaini's towering header.

On the counter, Marcos Asensio strikes towards the target from the centre of goal, but a stunning David de Gea stop keeps the ball out of the net.

From the corner, Sergio Ramos heads wide, when he should have buried it.


Crazy game in Lancashire

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Sit tight, Jordan Hugill rescues Preston in stoppage time at Accrington.

Extra time beckons in Lancashire?

No. Think again... It's 3-2! Accrington retake the lead. The shock is back on...

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Deary me.

£75m does not buy you brains.

Romelu Lukaku is pulled up for a foul throw.

In better news for United fans, there are SEVEN added minutes to play.

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Sergio Ramos gets up for a corner and manages to head it goalwards, but it is not troubling David de Gea.

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Serial winners Real Madrid know how to close out a game and are doing just that.

Little, niggly fouls, kicking the ball away, an excellent exhibition in running the clock down.


Shockometer activated

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Hold the back page of the Lancashire Post!

Accrington are in front again against Championship Preston with just minutes left. Jordan Clark pokes in what could be a memorable winner for the Wham Stadium faithful.


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Sergio Ramos has been given a yellow card.

"I am shocked," said no-one.

The Real Madrid skipper hauls over Paul Pogba on the right flank. A clever foul from a shifty player.

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Marcus Rashford skies his free-kick into the stand behind Keylor Navas's goal.

Five to play - plus the time added on for the second drinks break.


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Marcus Rashford stands over the free-kick...

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Referee Gianluca Rocchi strides across and books Real Madrid full-back Dani Carvajal for tugging back Marcus Rashford around 30 yards out.

Well spotted by the man in blue.

Free-kick for United...


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Cristiano Ronaldo

16 goals for Manchester United, 92 for Real Madrid.

Can he add to his tally?

Cristiano Ronaldo gets a deafening cheer as comes on in place of Karim Benzema.

Eight minutes remaining.

Ronaldo comes on
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