Norwich City vs Chelsea: TV channel, stream, kick-off times, odds & match preview

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Daniel Farke's Championship side will hope to cause an upset when they host the Premier League giants in the FA Cup third round

Chelsea may be all but out of the Premier League title race, but the FA Cup offers a legitimate chance for the Blues to win silverware this season.

They sit 16 points behind Manchester City, but have been handed a somewhat favourable draw in the cup, with the Blues to travel to Carrow Road to take on Norwich City.

The Canaries are 13th in the Championship, but are unbeaten in their last three games.

Game Norwich City v Chelsea
Date Saturday, January 6
Time 17:30 GMT / 12:30 ET


Marcos Alonso Chelsea

The game will be shown live on television in the United Kingdom (UK) on BT Sport 2, while highlights can be caught on the BBC’s Match of the Day programme at 22:30.

In the United States (US), the FA Cup can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).

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Position Norwich City players
Goalkeepers Gunn, McGovern
Defenders Pinto, Husband, Martin, Zimmermann, Klose, Lewis, Hanley, Raggett
Midfielders Reed, Naismith, Vrancic, Murphy, Hoolahan, Jarvis, Wildschut, Stiepermann, Trybull, Prtichard, Maddison, Tettey, Thompson, Phillips, Cantwell
Forwards Oliveira, Jerome, Watkins

Norwich will hope to spring a shock against the Blues, and can rely on a number of former Premier League players as they aim to slay the giant, including the likes of ex-Everton midfielder Steven Naismith, former West Ham winger Matt Jarvis and former Spurs wonderkid Alex Pritchard.

Potential Norwich City starting XI: Gunn; Pinto, Hanley, Klose, Lewis; Tettey, Trybull; Pritchard, Maddison, Murphy; Oliveira

Position Chelsea players
Goalkeepers Courtois, Caballero, Eduardo
Defenders Rudiger, Alonso, Moses, Zappacosta, Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Clarke-Salter, Sterling
Midfielders Fabregas, Drinkwater, Kante, Hazard, Pedro, Bakayoko, Kenedy, Musonda, Willian, Ampadu
Forwards Morata, Batshuayi, Hudson-Odoi

Antonio Conte is likely to rotate his squad after a draining 2-2 draw with Arsenal in the week.

The likes of Eden Hazard, who is doubtful for the encounter anyway, and Alvaro Morata could be rested, with youngsters such as Ethan Ampadu and Callum Hudson-Odoi hoping for first-team minutes.

Potential Chelsea starting XI: Caballero; Christensen, Cahill, Rudiger; Zappacosta, Drinkwater, Bakayoko, Alonso; Musonda, Batshuayi, Kenedy


Josh Murphy Norwich City

Chelsea are massive 4/9 favourites to win, while the draw can be found at 7/2. A giant killing can be backed at 13/2.

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Antonio Conte

Norwich manager Daniel Farke believes his team can "do something extraordinary" against Chelsea this weekend, but they will be wary of the strength in depth boasted the Premier League side.

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A number of internationals can be fielded, including the likes of Daniel Drinkwater and Michy Batshuayi, are likely to be fielded as they look for first-team minutes. Even if they replace N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata, Chelsea's side cannot be considered weakened.

The Blues' form in recent weeks has been excellent; the club has not lost since December 9, but they were held to a breathless 2-2 draw by Arsenal on Friday.

They are likely to focus significant effort on their hunt for FA Cup glory, too, as the Premier League title race is over in all but name.