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Chelsea vs Fulham time, TV channel, live stream, lineups, betting odds for Premier League London derby

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Chelsea will hope to exact revenge on local rivals Fulham, hosting the Whites at Stamford Bridge in Premier League play just weeks after suffering a dramatic defeat in the reverse fixture.

Backup striker Carlos Vinicius pierced Chelsea hearts in the 73rd minute to secure a 2-1 victory after Joao Felix had been sent off to leave the Blues down a man.

Yet things have changed for both sides since that matchup last month. Chelsea have since made huge waves in the January transfer market, bringing in talented young winger Mykhailo Mudryk before making a massive splash for record signing Enzo Fernandez from Benfica. The injections to the Chelsea squad will ease some of the concerns around the injury crisis that remains in the Blues dressing room, with a host of players on the mend but still with recovery to go.

Fulham have tasted defeat in their last two Premier League matches, but still sit seventh in the table. They are within reach, as Chelsea would jump the Whites with victory at home, currently 10th but just two points back of their opponents in this fixture.

MORE: Prediction and betting preview for Chelsea vs Fulham at Stamford Bridge

How to watch Chelsea vs Fulham

  Date Time TV Channel Streaming
Australia Sat, Feb. 4 05:00 AEST  — Optus Sport
Canada Fri, Feb. 3 15:00 ET  — fuboTV Canada
Hong Kong Sat, Feb. 4 03:00 HKT Now Premier League 1, Now Premier League
(Ch. 620)
Now Player, Now E
India Fri, Feb. 3 12:30 IST Star Sports Select 1 JioTV, Disney+ Hotstar
Malaysia Sat, Feb. 4 03:00 MYT Astro Supersport 3 Astro Go
New Zealand Sat, Feb. 4 07:00 NZST Sky Sport Premier League Sky Sports
Singapore Sat, Feb. 4 03:00 SST  — StarHub TV+
UK Fri, Feb. 3 20:00 BST Sky Sport Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League Sky Sports
USA Fri, Feb. 3 15:00 ET USA Network, Universo fuboTV, Peacock, Universo Now, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo

UK: The match will be broadcast on Sky Sports in the UK.

USA: Friday’s match between Chelsea and Fulham will be broadcast in the United States on USA Network, with a Spanish language broadcast available on Universo. These channels are available to stream via fuboTV. Premier League matches can also be seen in the United States on NBC’s subscription-based streaming service Peacock.

Canada: Premier League matches can be seen in Canada all season long on fuboTV, the nation’s leading streaming service for world-class soccer.

Australia: Australia’s sole broadcaster for the Premier League is Optus Sport, who recently signed a new deal to telecast the product Down Under for the next six seasons until 2028.

MORE: See where Chelsea and Fulham sit with an updated look at the Premier League table

Chelsea vs Fulham projected lineups & team news

Chelsea had an incredible January transfer window, but the injury crisis remains at Stamford Bridge, and it will force a number of new players into the lineup quicker than Graham Potter will have wanted.

Joao Felix is on the final game of his three-match suspension picked up for his straight red card in the reverse fixture between these two teams on January 12, while Christian PulisicBen ChilwellN’Golo Kante, and Armando Broja are all certainly out with long-term injuries. 

The rest of Chelsea’s injured players, including Raheem Sterling, Reece JamesEdouard MendyWesley Fofana and Denis Zakaria are all close to a return. It’s unclear if any could make their return for this match, but there are rumblings that James or Sterling could feature in some capacity, while the others likely need a little more time. Mateo Kovacic cropped up with a new calf injury and will miss the match, meaning the midfield for Chelsea is extremely thin.

It might be too early for record signing Enzo Fernandez to start, but he could see the field off the bench. It’s possible Hakim Ziyech could be called upon after his loan to PSG fell short after bungled paperwork, although there were hard feelings over that fiasco which still be a bit raw. Jorginho is no longer with the club after completing a Deadline Day move to Arsenal.

Chelsea projected starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Kepa (GK) — Azpilicueta, Silva, Chalobah, Cucurella — Gallagher, Chukwuemeka — Mudryk, Mount, Ziyech — Havertz.

The biggest boost for Fulham comes in the form of their striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. The Serbian frontman has managed a foot injury since the World Cup, and missed the reverse fixture due to a yellow card suspension, but has gone the full 90 minutes in each of their last two league games and will be ready to lead the line again at Stamford Bridge.

New Deadline Day arrivals Sasa Lukic and Cedric are meant to serve squad roles and are unlikely to start in this match. Lukic could eventually supplant starting midfielder Harrison Reed in the long term, but it’s far too soon for him to jump straight in.

There is just one player missing for Fulham, as Neeskens Kebano remains out with an Achilles injury, although it’s not a full tear, meaning he should return somewhat soon.

Fulham projected starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Leno (GK) — Tete, Diop, Ream, Robinson — Palhinha, Reed — Reid, Pereira, Willian — Mitrovic.

Chelsea vs Fulham betting odds & lines

Odds via BetMGM (USA), Sports Interaction (Canada), SkyBet (UK), and Neds (Australia).

The Blues are heavy favorites at home in this match despite the result that left Fulham with all three points just a few short weeks ago. It seems that Chelsea’s incredible January transfer haul has given the betting market renewed fervor over the London side, especially after the exceptional early showing from new signing Mudryk.

Interestingly, it seems tough for bookmakers to figure out whether goals will come in this match. It seems that bettors are unsure whether Fulham can find the back of the net here, despite the ever-present danger of Mitrovic, who will be available for this match. The goal total and both teams to score are both almost a dead-even split, showing that fans believe in a renewed Chelsea to keep Fulham out of the net.

  BetMGM Sports
SkyBet Neds
Chelsea win -175 -163 4/7 1.57
Draw +310 +252 3/1 3.90
Fulham win +475 +483 19/4 5.80
Both teams
to score Y / N
-110 / -130 -115 / -135 5/6, 5/6 1.87 / 1.85
Over / Under
2.5 goals
-120 / -115 -115 / -115 5/6, 5/6 1.88 / 1.92
Chelsea -0.5 -190 -172
Fulham +0.5 +135 +135


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