Is Chelsea vs Crystal Palace on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Premier League match

CHELSEA get their Premier League campaign underway against Crystal Palace.

Thomas Tuchel will have high hopes for this season as he looks to add silverware to the Champions League trophy he has already picked up with the Blues.


Opposite number Patrick Vieira will be taking charge of his first ever Premier League game after replacing Roy Hodgson as Eagles manager over the summer.

There was a time when Crystal Palace were a constant thorn in the side of Chelsea, but the Blues have now won all the teams' last seven meetings.

What time does Chelsea vs Crystal Palace kick off?

  • Chelsea vs Crystal Palace takes place on Saturday, August 14.
  • The match is a traditional 3pm kick-off.
  • It will be held at Stamford Bridge.
  • A full capacity stadium will watch Chelsea vs Crystal Palace following the removal of all restrictions in England on July 19.
  • Last time the sides met, Chelsea ran out 4-1 winners at Selhurst Park in April.

Is Chelsea vs Crystal Palace on TV and can I live stream it?

  • Unfortunately Chelsea vs Crystal Palace will not be broadcast on television due to the UK's 3pm blackout rule.
  • This rule was scrapped temporarily when matches were played behind closed doors but is now back in force.

Team news

Chelsea won't have Hakim Ziyech in their side after he sustained a serious shoulder injury in the Super Cup win against Villarreal.

Jorginho should play from the off, as should Andreas Christensen and Mason Mount.

Ben Chilwell could also come in for his first start since the Champions League final, with Reece James to battle out with Callum Hudson-Odoi for a spot on the left.

Wilfried Zaha will start for Crystal Palace and Marc Guehi, who joined from Chelsea, could play in the centre of defence.

Latest odds

Chelsea 1/5

Draw 5/1

Crystal Palace 12/1

*Odds from Betfair correct as of Monday, August 9

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