Here is absolutely everything you need to know about the opening Premier League clash between Chelsea and Liverpool.
The Blues are featuring in the fixture of the opening weekend, as they take on Liverpool in what is going to be an enthralling encounter between two great clubs.
It’ll also be a great chance for the new talent to showcase themselves on the big stage, with fans having high hopes for Christopher Nkunku, Malo Gusto and Nicolas Jackson after an impressive pre-season.
When do Chelsea play Liverpool?
Chelsea play Liverpool on Sunday the 13th of August 2023 with kick-off taking place at 4:30 pm BST.
The match will be played at Stamford Bridge.
What TV Channel is Chelsea vs Liverpool on in the UK?
Chelsea vs Liverpool will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event, with coverage starting from around 4 PM BST – straight after the 2 PM fixture.
How to live stream Chelsea vs Liverpool in the UK
If you want to live stream the Premier League fixture, you can do so via the Sky Sports streaming service or with your NOW TV subscription. A day pass is available for £9.99, alternatively, there are monthly and yearly options.
You need an account or a day pass to access the live stream. So, ensure you have everything you need before kick-off.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Team News
UPDATE 8th August 2023: Christopher Nkunku will definitely not feature, and according to Fabrizio Romano could be out for up to 16 weeks.
Pre-season will have given Pochettino a good idea of the side he would like to deploy against Liverpool.
We expect a squad similar to the one that started against Borussia Dortmund in the final game of the tour.
As for the other injuries list, Chelsea has Wesley Fofana, Armando Broja and Benoit Badiashile all out for this one.
This section will be updated as more information becomes available – so keep checking back for more.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Prediction
The Blues will be desperate to get off to a good start to their new campaign, but the opponents don’t come much trickier.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have definitely improved in the market – but then again, so has Chelsea’s dramatically.
We think it’ll be a really tight affair, that will most likely end up with the points being shared.
Prediction: Chelsea 1 – 1 Liverpool