Chelsea vs Wolves: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

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The Blues will hope to continue their post-Carabao Cup resurgence as they get back to domestic matters following a midweek victory in Europe

With one foot in the quarter finals of the Europa League thanks to a 3-0 home win over Dynamo Kyiv, Chelsea now return their attention to the pursuit of the Premier League top four as they host Wolves at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues have rallied impressively under Maurizio Sarri since their Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City but still sit outside the Champions League qualification places.

Three points against Nuno Espirito Santo’s side will help them keep up the pressure on Manchester United and Arsenal in the fight for fourth – but the visitors will be no pushover too.

The Molineux club harbour their own aspirations of reaching Europe and currently lie seventh, in ostensibly the final qualification spot for continental football in the top flight, thus ensuring there’s plenty at stake as they look to complete the domestic double over their hosts.

Game Chelsea vs Wolves
Date Sunday, March 10
Time 2:05pm GMT / 9:05am ET

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch


In the United States (US), the game will be broadcast on NBCSN and will be available for streaming on NBC Sports Live.

US TV channel Online stream
NBCSN NBC Sports Live

In the UK, the game will be broadcast on both Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League and will be available for streaming on the Sky Go service.

UK TV channel Online stream
Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Premier League Sky Go

Squads & Team News


Position Chelsea squad
Goalkeepers Arrizabalaga, Caballero
Defenders Azpilicueta, Zappacosta, Rudiger, Luiz, Christensen, Cahill, Ampadu, Emerson, Alonso
Midfielders Jorginho, Kante, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Drinkwater
Forwards Willian, Pedro, Hazard, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi, Higuain

Chelsea starting XI: Arrizabalaga; Azpiliuceta, Luiz, Rudiger, Emerson; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Pedro, Higuain, Hazard

Position Wolves squad
Goalkeepers Rui Patricio, Ruddy, Norris
Defenders Doherty, Bennett, Boly, Coady, Jonny, R. Vinagre, John, Kilman
Midfielders Neves, Gibbs-White, Jota, Giles, Saiss, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Goncalves, Watt, Adama
Forwards Cavaleiro, Jimenez, Costa, Traore, Ashley-Seal, Ennis

Wolves starting XI: Patricio; Coady, Boly, Saiss; Doherty, Dendoncker, Neves, Moutinho, Jonny; Jota, Jiminez


Betting & Match Odds


Chelsea are the odds-on favourites to prevail and are priced at 11/20 with bet365. Wolves are meanwhile available at 6/1 while a draw is 16/5.

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Match Preview


Maurizio Sarri Chelsea 2018-19

With a comfortable 3-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv delivered in midweek, Chelsea will be looking to make it two wins on the trot at Stamford Bridge as they welcome Wolves to London.

The Blues have gone unbeaten since they lost on penalties in the Carabao Cup final, with Maurizio Sarri looking to have stamped his authority back on a team said to have been in turmoil since the new year.

Their sizeable win in the Europa League on Thursday has helped them to put one foot into the quarter-finals, their only chance of silverware this season.

At home, however, domestic concerns are currently focused on securing a place in the Champions League for next season instead, with Chelsea just outside the top four.

They are locked in a three-way battle behind Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham for the last spot alongside Manchester United and Arsenal, the latter two of whom face off this weekend as well.

As such, Sarri, who will likely restore Eden Hazard to the starting line-up after resting him, will be hoping to take advantage to carve a path back into the upper echelons.

The Italian previously said this week that he did not feel he had lost the dressing room at any given point this season, stating: "In my opinion, no. Of course the situation is not easy because we are Chelsea, we have to win something, but the players are not very difficult to manage.

"They respected me before. It wasn't a problem for me, the dressing room. We have some problems with the mentality because we did very bad in two or three matches, not the dressing room.”

However, Chelsea's two-window transfer ban has been upheld while FIFA hears their appeal, much to their frustration.

"Chelsea Football Club is astonished by the FIFA Appeal Committee’s decision not to suspend its sanction pending completion of the appeal process,” an official statement said.

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"The club acted in accordance with the relevant regulations and has already notified FIFA of its intention to appeal against the Disciplinary Committee’s decision and sanction.

“As a matter of procedural fairness and equality of treatment, and Swiss law, the Club’s right to an appeal process must be afforded, before any irremediable sanction takes effect.”

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