The 2021 UEFA Super Cup is all to commence the traditional start of the 2021-22 European season campaign with Chelsea locking horns against Spanish giants Villarreal. This is the first continental trophy that will be up for grabs for either the Champions League or Europa League winner. With two managers having ample respect for one another, it surely will be a contest of better tactical approach to determine the winner of this contest.
Talking about Thomas Tuchel, the German tactician changed the fortunes for Chelsea ever since he was appointed in January 2021 in place of Frank Lampard. Knowing that boys from Stamford bridge have witnessed a fairy-tale season, Tuchel will be itching to start his new campaign with silverware. On the other hand, Unai Emery has helped the yellow submarine determine their scoring prowess, courtesy of which they scripted their own tale in the Europa League.
Not to forget, this is the fifth time that Chelsea are appearing in this showpiece fixture. Notably, they have come up short on the previous three occasions. So, ahead of this mouth-watering clash, make sure you know all about Chelsea vs Villarreal UEFA Super Cup match.
What is the venue for UEFA Super Cup 2021?
Chelsea will battle against Villarreal at Windsor Park in Belfast, Ireland. European Football’s governing body, UEFA has allowed a significant number of 13,000 fans to witness this epic encounter keeping in check a list of measures that have to be followed compulsorily.
When will UEFA Super Cup 2021 be played?
The Super Cup match will be played on August 12, 2021, Thursday at 12:30 AM IST.
Head to Head record of Chelsea vs Villarreal
Interestingly, this is the first time that these two European Giants are scheduled to lock horns on the European stage.
Where can you watch UEFA Super Cup 2021 Match?
The UEFA Super Cup match can be witnessed on the Sony Pictures Network channels, Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD. If you do not own a cable connection, you can also live stream on the Sony LIV App.
Who Won the UEFA Super Cup Last Year?
In an encounter between Champions League winners Bayern Munich and Europa League winners Sevilla, it was the former team who emerged victorious by a scoreline of 2-1, courtesy to a 104th-minute goal by Spanish defender Javi Martinez.
Chelsea vs Villarreal Predicted XI
Edouard Mendy, Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Mateo Kovacic, N'Golo Kante, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Marcos Alonso, Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Timo Werner
Predicted Starting XI- Sergio Asenjo, Juan Foyth, Aissa Mandi, Raul Albiol, Alberto Moreno, Manuel Morlanes, Alfonso Pedraza, Manu Trigueros, Yeremi Pino, Gerard Moreno, Fernando Nino