Czechoslovak Supercup

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The Czechoslovak Supercup (Czech/Slovak : Česko-slovenský Superpohár) is an annual football match between the winners of the Czech Cup and the Slovak Cup.

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The first Czechoslovak Supercup was held on 23 June 2017. The first champions were the Czech side Zlín. [1]

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Format

The Supercup is played as a single match with no extra time and a penalty shoot-out if the score is tied after 90 minutes of play. [2] In 2017, the winner received CZK 500,000 (19,000) in prize money, while the loser received half of that sum. [2]

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Finals by year

YearCzechoslovak Supercup
Czech Cup WinnersResult Slovak Cup WinnersVenue
2017 FC Fastav Zlín 1–1

6–5 pen.

ŠK Slovan Bratislava Městský fotbalový stadion Miroslava Valenty, Uherské Hradiště, Czech Republic
2018 SK Slavia Prague Not played [A] ŠK Slovan Bratislava Štadión Pasienky, Bratislava, Slovakia
2019 SK Slavia Prague 3–0 FC Spartak Trnava Anton Malatinský Stadium, Trnava, Slovakia
Notes
  1. ^ The 2018 Supercup was canceled 7 days before its scheduled start due to security concerns and the Slovak FA's unwillingness to postpone the match to a later date. [3] [4] A separate event was created to replace it, entitled the Pohár Ferdinanda Daučíka. Slovan Bratislava won the 2018 edition 0-1. [5] [6]

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