The Uefa Super Cup match, which will be played by the Uefa Champions League winners and the Europa League winners, will be played in Belfast and will be played on the 11th of August. The game will be between Chelsea and Villarreal.
Uefa Super Cup to be Played in Belfast
Uefa was considering moving the venue to Istanbul as a compensation measure after the Champions League final was switched from the Turkish city to Porto because of coronavirus restrictions. But the European body decided to take it to the capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast, after enough consultation.
This information was made know earlier today by the Irish FA. They said the game would be played at Windsor Park. According to them, they said: “We are delighted Uefa have confirmed that the game will stay in Belfast.” The statement was released by the said Irish FA chief Patrick Nelson.
Speaking about the Uefa Super Cup, the chief also said: “We have kept in close contact with our partners at Uefa on the matter.” They have not been proper discussion on the attendance and ticketing arrangements for the game, but the venue and date have been confirmed.