Everything to note about the 2021 UEFA Super Cup between Chelsea and Villarreal

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Few days to the 2021 UEFA Super Cup clash, which normally pits together winners of the Champions League against the Europa League.

Few days to the 2021 UEFA Super Cup clash, which normally pits together winners of the Champions League against the Europa League.

London club Chelsea stunned Manchester City in the finals of UEFA’s premier club competition, while Villarreal against all odds beat Man United on penalties to win the Europa League.

Where and when will it be?

The match will be played at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Wednesday 11 August, kicking off at 21:00 CET (10:00pm EAT).

Where was it staged before?

  • Prague (2013)
  • Cardiff (2014)
  • Tbilisi (2015)
  • Trondheim (2016)
  • Skopje (2017)
  • Tallinn (2018)
  • Istanbul (2019)
  • Budapest (2020)

Fans in the stadium

There will be an overall maximum of 13,000 spectators.

Supporters from abroad will have to comply with border entry restrictions and requirements that will be in force at the time of the match

How the teams have fared in the past

This will be Chelsea’s fifth UEFA Super Cup appearance, a tally bettered by five teams: Barcelona (9), AC Milan (7), Real Madrid (7), Liverpool (6), and Sevilla (6).

It will be Villarreal’s first UEFA Super Cup outing

Where next for the Super Cup?

The 2021 UEFA Super Cup will visit the Finnish capital Helsinki in 2022 before moving to Kazan, Russia in 2023.

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