Man City vs Chelsea live stream: How to watch FA Cup fixture online and on TV today
Man City vs Chelsea live stream: How can I watch FA Cup for FREE on TV in UK today?
Man City vs Chelsea LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, team news for TODAY’S FA Cup third-round clash
Kick-off: 4.30pm UK
TV channel: BBC One
Live stream: BBC iPlayer
Chelsea and Manchester City lock horns once more on Sunday, but this time it’s the latter who are at home and the FA Cup third round is the battleground.
Pep Guardiola’s team emerged 1-0 victors from the match at Stamford Bridge on Thursday but there could be plenty of changes to both lineups this time around as they balance being competitive on multiple fronts.
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Chelsea have reached the FA Cup final in each of the last three seasons but have improbably ended on the losing side in each one, following defeat to Liverpool on penalties last term. Prior to that they had lost to Arsenal in 2020 and Leicester in ‘21.
Manchester City look to make it two wins over Chelsea in the space of three days as they welcome the Blues to the Etihad Stadium today.
This afternoon’s FA Cup third-round clash is the third time the two sides have played each other this season, with Pep Guardiola’s men also coming out on top in the Carabao Cup in November.
Riyad Mahrez’s strike gave them a win at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Thursday night and Graham Potter’s team must now find a swift response despite a lengthy injury list.
Christian Pulisic, Raheem Sterling and Edouard Mendy have been added to a group of players on the sidelines including Reece James, Wesley Fofana, Ben Chilwell and N’Golo Kante.
Chelsea reached the final of both domestic cup competitions last season and the Blues boss will be eyeing a deep FA Cup run this time to help ease the pressure on him.
Where to watch Man City vs Chelsea
TV channel: In the UK, today’s match will be televised live for free on BBC One, with coverage starting at 4pm GMT ahead of a 4:30pm kick-off, with the fourth-round draw taking place before the game.
Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website.
When is the match?
Man City host Chelsea in the FA Cup on Sunday 8 January, with kick-off set for 4:30pm GMT.
Where can I watch?
This match is scheduled for broadcast on BBC One. It can be broadcast via the BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport desktop website.
Man City XI: Ortega Moreno, Walker, Akanji, Laporte, Gomez, Rodrigo, Bernardo, Palmer, Mahrez, Alvarez, Foden
Chelsea XI: Kepa; Chalobah, Humphreys, Koulibaly, Hall; Kovacic, Jorginho, Gallagher; Mount, Ziyech, Havertz
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