Chelsea FC vs Villarreal: Uefa Super Cup prediction, kick off time, team news, venue, h2h results, latest odds

Chelsea travel to Belfast to face Villarreal in this year’s Uefa Super Cup clash on Wednesday night.

The Blues are appearing in this fixture for the fifth time after beating Manchester City in Porto in May to clinch a second Champions League win.

Winners against Real Madrid in 1998, Chelsea finished as runners-up in 2012, 2013 and 2019, losing to Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich and Liverpool respectively.

Premier League champions Manchester City begin their 2021/22 season under way at Tottenham Hotspur when the new season kicks off on the weekend of August 14.

Villareal eliminated Manchester United in an epic penalty shootout after a tense 1-1 draw in Gdansk to secure their first major trophy and a fourth Europa League.

Chelsea possible starting lineup:
Mendy; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Rudiger; Hudson-Odoi, Kovacic, Kante, Alonso; Ziyech, Werner; Havertz

Villarreal possible starting lineup:
Asenjo; Gaspar, Foyth, Albiol, Pedraza; Yeremy, Morlanes, Trigueros, Dia; Moreno, Alcacer