Everton vs Chelsea: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and how to watch

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Finished third last season, the Blues begin their fresh campaign at Goodison Park

Chelsea are set to take on Everton in their first Premier League game of the season at Goodison Park, on Saturday.

The team from London ended on the losing side the last this fixture took place at the Merseyside but Frank Lampard's men only managed to avoid the drop to the Championship by finishing 16th on the final matchday.

On the other hand, Thomas Tuchel will want to better on finishing five points clear of fifth-place Arsenal but at the same time 18 points off second-place Liverpool last season.

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Everton vs Chelsea date and kick-off time

Game

Everton vs Chelsea

Date

August 6, 2022

Kick-off

17:30 BST / 12:30 ET

How to watch on TV and live stream online

The Premier League encounter will be broadcast in the United Kingdom on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Ultra HD and will be available to stream live through NOW TV & Sky Go.

While in the United States the match will be shown on USA Network and Universo and live streamed via FuboTV, Peacock Premium, NBC Sports.

TV channel

Online stream

Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Ultra HD, (UK)

USA Network, Universo (USA)

NOW TV/ Sky Go

FuboTV, Peacock Premium, NBC Sports.

Everton team news:

Lampard has revealed that Dominic Calvert-Lewin would take around six weeks to recover from a knee injury he picked in training, while Salomon Rondon is suspended for the tie.

With Richarlyson's exit in the summer, Demarai Gray is likely to lead the line of attack with support from Dwight McNeil and Anthony Gordon.

James Tarkowski is set make his debut at the back where Yerry Mina is also deemed fit to start. Seamus Coleman, Tom Davies, Andre Gomes and Andros Townsend are all unavailable and it may be up to Allan to take up the central role.

Predicted Everton starting XI: Pickford; Godfrey, Mina, Tarkowski; Patterson, Doucoure, Allan, Mykolenko; Gordon, Gray, McNeil.

Goalkeeper

Pickford, Begovic, Lonergan

Defenders

Tarkowski, Patterson, Holgate, Keane, Mina, Nkounkou, Mykolenko, Godfrey, Coleman, Vinagre

Midfielders

Allan, Doucoure, Alli, Gomes, Gbamin, Davies

Forwards

McNeil, Calvert-Lewin, Gordon, Gray, Townsend, Iwobi, Rondon

Chelsea team news:

Timo Werner is a doubt due to a hamstring issue other than speculations regarding his future at the club, as Mason Mount and Christian Pulisic should complete the front three with Raheem Sterling.

Tuchel was pleased that Cesar Azpilicueta decided to stay and the Spaniard is ought to form the back three with Kalidou Koulibali and Thiago Silva, while Reece James and Ben Chilwell run down the flanks.

N'Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic are expected to run the show from the middle.

Predicted Chelsea starting XI: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Koulibaly; James, Kante, Kovacic, Chilwell; Mount, Pulisic, Sterling.

Goalkeepers

Kepa, Bettinelli, Mendy

Defenders

Alonso, Silva, Chalobah, Chilwell, James, Koulibaly, Azpilicueta, Sarr, Emerson, Ampadu, Rahman

Midfielders

Jorginho, Kanté, Kovačić, Loftus-Cheek, Gallagher, Barkley, Mount, Kenedy, Gilmour, Chukwuemeka

Forwards

Pulisic, Werner, Sterling, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Havertz, Batshuayi, Broja

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