UEFA Super Cup LIVE: Chelsea vs Villarreal Match Preview, Team News, Predicted Lineups, Watch Live, All you need to know

UEFA Super Cup LIVE: Chelsea vs Villarreal Match Preview- Chelsea will kickstart their 2021/22 campaign with a match against Europa League winners Villarreal in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday. The UEFA clash is set to take place at Windsor Park in Belfast on August 19, just three days before their Premier League clash against Crystal Palace. Let’s have a look at the Team news, Predicted lineups, and other details of this encounter.

The Blues of London will head into the game brimming with confidence following their Champions League win in the previous campaign. Chelsea started off their new season on a positive note and are currently unbeaten in the pre-season friendlies.

However, they could start the match without a few key players. Jorginho, Thiago Silva, Mason Mount, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, and Cesar Azpilicueta did not take to the field for the Blues in the recent matches and might some time to get back their fitness.

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Villarreal on the other hand has been completely opposite to the Blues of London. They are set to make their debut in the Super Cup after beating Manchester United and winning the Europa League in May last season.

Unai Emery’s side has not been at their best failing to register a single win in their three pre-season friendlies. After losing 2-1 to Marseille, Villarreal suffered a 3-2 loss against Leicester City with their latest clash ending in a 2-2- draw with Leeds United.

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UEFA Super Cup LIVE: Chelsea vs Villarreal

Team News

Despite missing quite a few key players, The Blues have a lot of options to choose from. Timo Werner is excepted to lead the line, with Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz set to be the other attackers. N’Golo Kante is a sure starter roo Thomas Tucehls side with Mendy likely to feature between the sticks.

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Villarreal will not be able to call upon the services of Samuel Chukwueze with the player set to spend more time on the sidelines nursing his hamstring injury. Gerard Moreno will spearhead Villarreal’s attack with Fernando Nino also in contention start as they look to trouble Chelsea’s defenders and start their season with a win.

UEFA Super Cup LIVE: Chelsea vs Villarreal

Predicted Playing 11

Chelsea- Edouard Mendy, Kurt Zouma, Trevoh Chalobah, Antonio Rudiger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Marcos Alonso, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Timo Werner

Villarreal- Sergio Asenjo, Aissa Mandi, Raul Albiol, Alberto Moreno, Juan Foyth, Alfonso Pedraza, Manuel Morlanes, Yeremi Pino, Manu Trigueros, Gerard Moreno, Fernando Nino

UEFA Super Cup LIVE: Chelsea vs Villarreal

Fantasy Options

Goalkeeper- Mendy

Defenders- R. Albiol, A. Rudiger, P. Torres

Midfielders- H. Ziyech, D. Parejo, C. Pulisic, M. Trigueros, N. Kante

Strikers- K. Havertz, G. Moreno

UEFA Super Cup LIVE: Chelsea vs Villarreal Match Preview, Team News, Predicted Lineups, Watch Live, All you need to know

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