2003 UEFA Super Cup
The 2003 UEFA Super Cup was played on 29 August 2003 between Milan of Italy and Porto of Portugal. Milan qualified by beating Juventus in the 2003 UEFA Champions League Final. Porto had made it to the Super Cup after beating Celtic in the 2003 UEFA Cup Final. Milan won the match 1–0. 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 UEFA Champions League winner.
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.
Man of the Match:
Andriy Shevchenko (Milan)
David Babski (England)
David Bryan (England)
Uriah Rennie (England)
- 90 minutes
- 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary
- Penalty shootout if scores still level
- Seven named substitutes
- Maximum of three substitutions