When is Chelsea vs Brighton? Team news, TV channel and live stream info for pre-season friendly | The Sun

PREMIER LEAGUE rivals Chelsea and Brighton battle it out in Philadelphia as part of their pre-season campaigns.

New manager Mauricio Pochettino is getting the Blues ready to bounce back from last season's disappointing results.

With new signings and big departures this summer, Pochetinno will be trialling a new lineup for the weekend.

For Brighton, manager Roberto De Zerbi prepares his side for a busy season ahead in their first European campaign after finishing sixth last season.

When is Chelsea vs Brighton?

  • The pre-season friendly will be on Saturday, July 22.
  • Kick-off is scheduled in the USA at 7pm Eastern Time, which will be midnight in the UK and into the early hours of Sunday July 23.

Where is Chelsea vs Brighton being played?

  • The game will commence at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia.
  • Lincoln Financial Field holds over 71,000 fans and is the home of the Philadelphia Eagles NFL team.


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What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

  • The game will be broadcasted live and FREE of charge on the official Chelsea app or on Chelseafc.com

What is the team news?

New signings Christopher Nkunku and Nicholas Jackson are expected to make their debut for Chelsea on their USA tour.

Romelu Lukaku who has been keen to leave the Blue's has not travelled to the USA but has been set to be back training in London.

Chelsea's hectic summer continues after losing centre-back Wesley Fofana to a severe ACL injury meaning he could be out for most of next season.

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This has put Pochettino to potentially make a shock transfer for Crystal Palace's ex-Chelsea youth star Marc Guehi.

As for Brighton, James Milner, Mahmoud Dahoud, Joao Pedro and Bart Verbruggen are in line to make their non-competitive debuts.

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