2014 UEFA Associations 2014 PDF League Final programme. Sevilla secured their third title in eight years, after winning the competition in 2006 and 2007.
14 UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid in the 2014 UEFA Super Cup. The Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy, was chosen as the venue of the match at a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on 20 March 2012. 0, Sevilla secured their presence in the final after Stéphane Mbia’s injury-time header qualified them on away goals. 1 on aggregate and denying their opponents a chance to play the final at their home stadium.
The final was Sevilla’s 19th match in the competition, having started their participation in the third qualifying round against Montenegrin side Mladost Podgorica. 1, marked the European debut of both clubs. Ciro Ferrara was the ambassador for the final. Former Italy international and Juventus player Ciro Ferrara, who won the UEFA Cup in 1989 with Napoli, was named as the ambassador for the final.
UEFA unveiled the visual identity of the final on 30 August 2013, the same day as the group stage draw. The international ticket sales phase for the general public ran from 27 February to 25 March 2014. German referee Felix Brych was named by UEFA on 7 May 2014 as the referee of the final. The rest of the refereeing team are fellow countrymen Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp as assistant referees, Tobias Welz and Bastian Dankert as additional assistant referees, Thorsten Schiffner as reserve assistant referee, and Serbia’s Milorad Mažić as the fourth official. Benfica were not able to play either Enzo Pérez or Lazar Marković, both of whom were sent off in the second leg of their semi-final.
Eduardo Salvio, who was booked in that match, was also suspended. After a further 30 minutes of extra time, both sides were still scoreless. This meant the match was the first final to end goalless and the first to be decided by penalty shoot outs. 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.