|Date||5 July 2018|
|Venue||Trace Arena, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria|
|Referee||Georgi Kabakov (Plovdiv)|
81 °F (27 °C)
The 2018 Bulgarian Supercup was the 15th Bulgarian Supercup, an annual Bulgarian football match played between the winners of the previous season's First Professional Football League and Bulgarian Cup. The game was played between the champions of the 2017–18 First League, Ludogorets Razgrad, and the 2018 Bulgarian Cup winners, Slavia Sofia.
The Bulgarian Supercup is the trophy won in a football match held between the football club that has won the Bulgarian first football division in the season that ended in the year of the match and the holder of the Bulgarian Cup at that time. In case the champion of Bulgaria has also won the cup, the Bulgarian Cup finalist competes with the champion in the match for the trophy.
The Bulgarian Cup is a Bulgarian annual football competition. It is the country's main cup competition and all officially registered Bulgarian football teams take part in it.
The 2017–18 First Professional Football League was the 94th season of the top division of the Bulgarian football league system, the 69th since a league format was adopted for the national competition of A Group as a top tier of the pyramid and also the 2nd season of the First Professional Football League, which decides the Bulgarian champion. The season is the second with a new league structure and strict financial criteria where 14 clubs play each other home and away, until the league is split up in championship and relegation playoffs. The new league structure, inspired by the ones used by the Belgian First Division A and Danish Superliga, was approved by the Bulgarian Football Union on 6 June 2016. The fixture list was released on 22 June 2017.
This was Ludogorets's sixth Bulgarian Supercup appearance and Slavia's first. Ludogorets lost their previous two Supercup appearances in 2015 and 2017.
|Ludogorets Razgrad||1−0||Slavia Sofia|
| Keșerü ||Report|
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