The date has been set for the Capital One Cup third round tie against Swindon Town.
The match, which is away at the County Ground, will take place on Tuesday 24 September with a 7.45pm kick-off.
It will be shown live on Sky Sports.
Match ticket details are to follow.
Chelsea have played Swindon in the League Cup once before – 50 years ago when we lost 3-0 in another away tie. Swindon are currently in League One.