Chelsea vs Liverpool − Where and when to watch today’s Premier League clash
After a tough week in the Champions League for English clubs, the Premier League is back with an absolute banger of a Super Sunday showpiece. Liverpool are still sitting pretty at the top of the table while Chelsea are way down in sixth. It isn’t all bad for Lampard’s lads though – if results go their way – they could shoot up to second! Here’s your quick guide for watching Chelsea vs Liverpool this afternoon.
Chelsea vs Liverpool kick-off time
Today’s huge match in the Premier League is set to kick off at 4:30pm BST.
Chelsea vs Liverpool TV channel
Sky Sports has the broadcast rights for this. Chelsea vs Liverpool is being shown on Sky Sports Football. The build-up starts at 4pm.
How to live stream Chelsea vs Liverpool − even if you’re not in the UK
Sky Sports subscribers can watch the game on almost any device for no additional cost, through the Sky Go app.
If you don’t have Sky, you can buy a Now TV pass from £9.99. If you decide to go for the pass and haven’t signed up for Sky Sports or Now TV previously, it can take some time for channel and streaming to be accessible to you – so, make sure you sign up well in advance.
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Chelsea vs Liverpool − Match preview
Ross Barkley was Chelsea’s villain on Tuesday night, when the young Englishman lashed his late penalty high over the bar. The Blues may need some heroes to step up this Sunday though, if they’re to take anything from Liverpool side who have yet to put a foot wrong… in the Prem, anyway.
It’s five wins from five for Klopp’s reds, where Chelsea’s comparably stuttering form has not impressed. Their loss of a 2-0 lead to Premier League new boys, Sheffield United, (who came back to draw 2-2,) was particularly galling for Chelsea fans.
Last month the rivals were only separable via penalties, when they met in the UEFA Super Cup. Liverpool taking the shoot-out 5-4, where normal time had ended in a 2-2 stalemate.
Chelsea’s burgeoning star, Mason Mount, won’t be available and he’s a big loss for Lampard. Rudiger and Kante are also sidelined, severely limiting the manager’s midfield options. There is a silver lining though, Callum Hudson-Odoi seems likely to return.
Liverpool are lacking their star stopper, Alisson, and his replacement, Adrian, has shown himself capable of wobbly moments. On the positive side for the reds though, Divock Origi and Naby Keita may return pending fitness tests.
It’s hard to see an injury-affected Chelsea turning the tables on Liverpool at this stage, but the blues are capable on their day and an upset is always possible. However, so is another hiding for Chelsea. They showed severe vulnerabilities on their 4-0 opening day loss to Manchester United and have continued to leak goals since.