2014 United Supercup
The 2014 United Supercup, officially named G-Drive 2014 United Supercup, was an exhibition football club tournament held in Israel from 30 January 2014 till 5 February 2014. It is the edition of the United Tournament. The location was picked because the conditions would make it hard to play the games in Russia or Ukraine. The four participating clubs were Shakhtar Donetsk, Metalist Kharkiv from Ukraine and Zenit St. Petersburg, the clubs were picked by the principle of two top placed clubs in the local championships. Before the tournament a press conference was held in Tel Aviv, the tournament was attended by Mikhail Fomenko, the manager of Ukraine national football team. Shakhtar Donetsk and PFC CSKA Moscow were based in Tel Aviv for the tournament, while Metallist Kharkiv in Netanya, and FC Zenit Saint Petersburg in Herzeliya. The total prize money was mln, including for the winner, €250,000 for the runner-up, €220,000 for the third place and for the fourth place. The games were broadcast by Football 1 and Football 2 channels in Ukraine and by Russia 2, Sport 1, in case of a draw at the end of the 90 minutes, penalties were used to decide the winner.
The first two games of the tournament were watched by 3 million Russians, which is 1 million more than the previous edition average, the 2014 tournament was won by Shakhtar Donetsk from Ukraine, winning all 3 games. Douglas Costa and Darijo Srna from Shakhtar Donetsk became the joint top scorers of the tournament scoring two each, Darijo Srna was named the tournament best player