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West Ham vs Chelsea live stream, match preview, team news and kick-off time for this Premier League match

West Ham vs Chelsea live stream, match preview, team news and kick-off time for this Premier League match

West Ham vs Chelsea live stream Raheem Sterling of Chelsea argues with Reece James during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on August 13, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by James Gill - Danehouse/Getty Images)

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West Ham vs Chelsea live stream and match preview, Sunday 20 August, 4.30pm BST

West Ham vs Chelsea live stream and match preview

Looking for a West Ham vs Chelsea live stream? We’ve got you covered. West Ham vs Chelsea is on Sky Sports in the UK. Brit abroad? Use a VPN to watch the Premier League with your subscription from anywhere.

West Ham and Chelsea both started their Premier League seasons with draws, against Bournemouth and Liverpool respectively. 

Jarrod Bowen scored a screamer on the south coast to put West Ham into the lead, but Bournemouth fought back with an equaliser. New arrivals seem imminent at West Ham, though, something that will certainly please David Moyes as the pressure mounts following the departure of Declan Rice. 

Mauricio Pochettino got off to an encouraging start with life at Chelsea, holding Liverpool to a draw at Stamford Bridge. The visitors started strongly and looked to be running away with it at one point, but Chelsea fought back into the game and finished well themselves.

With Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia since joining the squad, Chelsea are bolstered in midfield and look destined to challenge at the sharp end of the table once more. 

Kick-off is at 4.30pm BST. Make sure you know how to watch the Premier League wherever you are.

Team news

West Ham United have everyone fit and suspension-free to play against Chelsea.

Chelsea have Christopher Nkunku and Wesley Fofana both out with a severe knee injuries, while Armando Broja is out until September. However, Benoit Badiashile and Trevoh Chalobah are at the end of their rehabilitation programmes and could be fit to at least make the bench against West Ham. 


West Ham: D

Chelsea: D


John Brooks will be the referee for West Ham vs Chelsea. His assistants will be Lee Betts and Akil Howson, with Craig Pawson the fourth official. Paul Tierney is the VAR, with Scott Ledger the assistant VAR. 


West Ham vs Chelsea will be played at the London Stadium in Stratford, London, which has a capacity of 60,000. 

Kick-off and channel

West Ham vs Chelsea kick-off is at 4.30pm BST on Sunday 20 August in the UK. The game is on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event in the UK.

In the US, kick-off time is 11.30am ET / 8.30am PT. The match will be shown on NBC in the US. See below for international broadcast options.

VPN guide

If you’re out of the country for a Premier League fixture, then you won’t be able to watch on your domestic streaming service as usual. The broadcaster knows where you are because of your IP address (boo!) and blocks you from watching it. You can use a VPN to get around that, though, without resorting to illegal feeds you’ve found on Reddit.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN), assuming it complies with your broadcaster’s T&Cs, creates a private connection between your device and t’internet, meaning the service can’t work out where you are and will let you watch. And all the info going between is entirely encrypted, anonymous and safe – and that’s a result.

There are plenty of good-value options out there. For the Premier League, FourFourTwo currently recommends:

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International Premier League TV rights

• UK: Sky Sports and TNT Sports are the two main players, but Amazon also have a slice of the pie in 2023/24. 
• USA: NBC Sports Group are the Premier League rights holders, with the Peacock Premium streaming platform showing all 380 games in the season. A fuboTV subscription also lets you watch every game.
• Canada: The way to watch Premier League football in 2023/24 is fuboTV, which has exclusive rights to all the action.
• Australia: Optus Sport will screen every game of the Premier League season.
• New Zealand: Sky Sport are serving up all 380 games – plus various highlights and magazine shows throughout the week, as well as the Champions League.

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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture’s websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future. 

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