Champions League winner Bayern Munich claimed its first European Super Cup here Friday with a triumph on penalties over Europa Cup victor Chelsea after the two sides ended the overtime period knotted 2-2.
The 2013 edition of the Super Cup was the first in the history of the competition to pit the reigning Champions League kings against the previous year's title-holders.
And in an additional twist, Chelsea's 2012 Champions win came at the expense of Bayern Munich.
Fernando Torres scored for the Blues in the 8th minute and Chelsea retained the lead until early in the second half, when Franck Ribery answered for Bayern.
The score remained 1-1 at the end of regulation, but Eden Hazard put Chelsea ahead again with a tally in the 93rd minute.
The London club - down to 10 men after Ramires was ejected in the 85th minute for a second yellow card - seemed set to pull off yet another upset of Bayern, but Javi Martinez equalized for the German side in the 121st minute.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's stopped Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku in the ninth round of the ensuing penalty shootout. EFE