Chelsea go head to head with Villarreal for the 2021 Uefa super cup on Wednesday 11 August at National Football Stadium in Windsor Park, Belfast.
This is 46th edition of the Super Cup, held annually, between winner of the champions league and Europa league competition, is one of the biggest European club competitions.
All you need to know about 2021 super cup match between Chelsea and Villarreal
Chelsea is the favourites,going into this competition, they have reserved most of their important keys players from last season, and the arrival of the newly signed prayer (Romelu Lukaku), which might not fixture in the cup final but Chelsea still have more keys and important players with the same spirit from last year champions league final which they won against man City.
Meanwhile Villarreal has no recent changes from their last season campaign in which they finished 5th position in the Spanish laliga.
Chelsea is the favourites but in a league final there is no small or big team.the Yellow Submarines get Unai Emery though, who has lots of credentials and experience on this level of European football,and Europa Cup competition, though he has never won the UEFA Super Cup before.
Prediction – Chelsea 2-1 Villarreal [AET]
When and where this match will take place?
This match will be played at National Football Stadium at Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland and it will kick off by 21:00 CET (this is be 8pm West African time).
Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea coach said to uefa : “there is no better way to start the season apart from European Cup final, I have big respect for Villarreal and the coach :Unai Emery.
I mean, the UEFA LEAGUE CUP should be called Unai Emery Trophy! Is incredible. I feel Villarreal will approach this game with the feeling that they have nothing to lose.
And We will do all we can to secure this trophy
Unai Emery, (Villarreal coach) said to Uefa: “I want to win this Super Cup because so far, I have never won it. I’m involved in two, cup finals, one in 2014 and 2015 with Sevilla and lose both.
It will be a great way to finish off last season. We can once again create history and achieved something wonderful ahead of this new campaign.
This Super Cup will determine our strength against a top team like Chelsea, the reigning European champions: as for me, the best team in the world at the moment.”
See possible line-up
Chelsea: Mendy; Zouma, Thiago Silva, Rüdiger; James, Kanté, Kovačić, Alonso; Havertz, Ziyech; Werner
Villarreal: Asenjo; Foyth, Albiol, Pau Torres, Pedraza; Trigueros, Capoue, Manu Trigueros, Manu Morlanes, Alberto Moreno; Gerard, Dia