Arsenal held on to edge Newcastle United 1-0 in the final day of the Premier League season, meaning the Gunners secured the fourth and final UEFA Champions League position, while Tottenham Hotspur beat Sunderland 1-0 to finish fifth.
Chelsea are seeking to win the UEFA Europa League a year after becoming European champions, while Benfica will aim to end a 51-year continental drought in Wednesday's decider.
Juan Mata hopes Chelsea can emulate Jose Mourinho's Porto by winning back-to-back European trophies this week. The Blues travel to Amsterdam to take on Benfica after their UEFA Champions League victory a year ago.
Frank Lampard's brace in Chelsea's 2-1 win over hosts Aston Villa Saturday broke the Blues' record for career goals and helped place his side in a good position for next season's UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea can all but guarantee UEFA Champions League qualification by beating fifth-place Tottenham Hotspur at home in a key English Premier League match-up on Wednesday.
Juan Mata struck an 87th-minute winner as Chelsea won 1-0 at champions Manchester United to reclaim third place in the Premier League while the earlier Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton finished goalless.