The Premier League is close to getting back underway and for Chelsea, that means a chance to cement their place in the top four.
Champions League football is on the line, and although Frank Lampard’s side are currently sitting pretty in fourth, they still have plenty of work to do if they are to remain in that spot for the remainder of the season.
Things get back underway on 17 June as a whole, but the Blues won’t take to the field until four days later against Aston Villa. But when else are they playing? Here’s the full provisional list of their remaining fixtures, barring any amendments for live television coverage.
For Chelsea, the Premier League season will get underway on Sunday, 21 June, when the Blues travel to Villa Park to face Aston Villa.
Dean Smith’s side will have already played once by then as they will actually kick off the restart of the campaign on 17 June against Sheffield United.
Chelsea’s meeting with Villa kicks off at 4:15pm and will be broadcast on Sky Sports Premier League in the UK. The Blues’ next two games will come on Thursday, 25 June and Wednesday July 1, when Manchester City visit Stamford Bridge and Chelsea travel to West Ham. Both games will begin at 8:15pm.
The remainder of Chelsea’s fixtures are to be confirmed, but have been released provisionally. Those marked with * are subject to change dependent on broadcasting and other factors.
Sunday 21 June – Aston Villa (A) 16:15
Thursday 25 June – Man City (H) 20:15
Wednesday 1 July – West Ham (A) 20:15
Saturday 4 July – Watford (H) 15:00*
Wednesday 8 July – Crystal Palace (A) 20:00*
Saturday 11 July – Sheffield United (A) 15:00*
Wednesday 15 July – Norwich (H) 20:00*
Saturday 18 July – Liverpool (A) 15:00*
Sunday 26 July – Wolves (H) 15:00*
Chelsea’s meeting with Villa will kick off at 4:15pm and will be broadcast on Sky Sports Premier League in the UK.
The Blues’ clash will Manchester City on 25 June will be broadcast on BT Sport, while the clash with West Ham – Chelsea’s only other confirmed fixture so far – will be broadcast on Sky Sports. Both games are an 20:15 kick off.
Chelsea are still fighting in both the FA Cup and Champions League, although there hopes of qualifying in the latter are slim after falling to a 3-0 loss to Bayern Munich in the first leg.
The second leg of that tie is yet to be scheduled, with UEFA aiming to get the Champions League back underway in August, but the FA Cup will be coming back far sooner.
Chelsea will meet Leicester City in the quarter-final of the competition on Sunday, 28 June, with kick-off at 4pm on BT Sport.
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