2003 UEFA Super Cup

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2003 UEFA Super Cup
2003 UEFA Super Cup match programme.jpg
Match programme cover
EventUEFA Super Cup
Date29 August 2003
VenueStade Louis II, Monaco
Man of the MatchAndriy Shevchenko (Milan)[1]
RefereeGraham Barber (England)[2]

The 2003 UEFA Super Cup was played on 29 August 2003 between Milan of Italy and Porto of Portugal. Milan qualified by defeating Juventus in the 2003 UEFA Champions League Final, while Porto qualified by beating Celtic in the 2003 UEFA Cup Final. Milan won the match 1–0.[4] After the match, defeated Porto manager José Mourinho said, "We leave here convinced we can go into the UEFA Champions League with the hope and certainty we can compete with any team." They finished the season as 2003–04 UEFA Champions League winners.


The Stade Louis II in Monaco has been the venue for the UEFA Super Cup every year since 1998. Built in 1985, the stadium is also the home of AS Monaco, who play in the French league system.


Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
Italy Milan 2002–03 UEFA Champions League winners 1973, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994
Portugal Porto 2002–03 UEFA Cup winners 1987



Milan Italy1–0Portugal Porto
Shevchenko 10' Report
Attendance: 16,885[3]
GK 1 Brazil Dida
RB 14 Croatia Dario Šimić
CB 13 Italy Alessandro Nesta
CB 3 Italy Paolo Maldini (c)
LB 26 Italy Giuseppe Pancaro
RM 10 Portugal Rui Costa downward-facing red arrow 85'
CM 8 Italy Gennaro Gattuso
CM 21 Italy Andrea Pirlo Yellow card 83'
LM 20 Netherlands Clarence Seedorf Yellow card 19' downward-facing red arrow 71'
CF 7 Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko downward-facing red arrow 76'
CF 9 Italy Filippo Inzaghi
GK 77 Italy Christian Abbiati
DF 2 Brazil Cafu upward-facing green arrow 85'
DF 24 Denmark Martin Laursen
MF 23 Italy Massimo Ambrosini Yellow card 90+' upward-facing green arrow 71'
MF 27 Brazil Serginho
FW 11 Brazil Rivaldo upward-facing green arrow 76'
FW 15 Denmark Jon Dahl Tomasson
Italy Carlo Ancelotti
Milan vs Porto 2003-08-29.svg
GK 99 Portugal Vítor Baía
RB 22 Portugal Paulo Ferreira
CB 2 Portugal Jorge Costa (c)
CB 4 Portugal Ricardo Carvalho
LB 5 Portugal Ricardo Costa
DM 6 Portugal Costinha downward-facing red arrow 67'
CM 10 Portugal Deco
CM 18 Portugal Maniche Yellow card 90+'
RW 15 Russia Dmitri Alenichev downward-facing red arrow 75'
LW 11 Brazil Derlei
CF 77 South Africa Benni McCarthy downward-facing red arrow 60'
GK 13 Portugal Nuno
DF 3 Portugal Pedro Emanuel
DF 17 Portugal José Bosingwa upward-facing green arrow 67'
DF 30 Portugal Mário Silva
MF 23 Portugal Pedro Mendes
MF 25 Portugal Ricardo Fernandes Yellow card 86' upward-facing green arrow 75'
FW 9 Lithuania Edgaras Jankauskas upward-facing green arrow 60'
Portugal José Mourinho

Man of the Match:
Andriy Shevchenko (Milan)[1]

Assistant referees:
David Babski (England)[2]
David Bryan (England)[2]
Fourth official:
Uriah Rennie (England)[2]

Match rules

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Shevchenko show in Monaco". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 29 August 2003. Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Referee appointed for UEFA Super Cup in Monaco" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 27 August 2003. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Match Press Kit (2009)" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. p. 18. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  4. ^ Report
  5. ^ a b "Lineups". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 29 August 2003. Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2012.