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How to stream Liverpool vs. Chelsea

Liverpool’s perfect season faces a stern test on Sunday at Stamford Bridge in a Community Shield rematch.


Phil West


This weekend’s most promising Premier League match is clearly Liverpool vs. Chelsea. Liverpool puts its perfect record on the line, traveling to Stamford Bridge to face a Chelsea side that is young but already knows how to put together results. Neither had ideal starts to their Champions League campaigns in mid-week, so they’re especially eager to get back on the pitch and win. 

Here’s everything you need to know to live stream Liverpool vs. Chelsea, including what to watch for on the pitch.


Liverpool vs. Chelsea

  • When: 11:30am ET, Sunday, Sept. 22
  • Where: Stamford Bridge in London
  • Streaming: NBCSN

Liverpool vs. Chelsea live stream: How to watch Premier League matches

The match is on NBCSN; these streaming services provide fans the opportunity to catch Premier League action throughout the season.

1) Sling TV

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Sling TV provides two base channel package options, each priced at $25 per month. Sling Orange includes three ESPN channels, while Sling Blue includes sports channels like NBCSN (where many Premier League matches appear), NFL Network, FS1 and FS2, and local channels. (Sling Blue customers in select markets get NBC, where some matches appear; see if yours has it here.) If you’re Team “Why Not Both,” Sling Orange + Blue combines the two for just $40 per month. To add beIN SPORTS and maximize your soccer-watching potential, you’ll want to add either Sports Extra: Sling Orange ($5 per month) or Sports Extra: Sling Blue ($10 per month). (The latter also includes NFL RedZone.)

Spanish-speaking viewers have quite a few options. For bilingual families, you might consider the Español: Best of Spanish TV package for either Sling Orange or Sling Blue for 24/7 specialty channel LaLiga TV and beIN SPORTS Connect: Channels 4-9, which features matches from La Liga, Ligue 1 and Copa del Rey, among others. Both packages cost $5 per month after your free trial. Sling TV Latino is another Spanish-language package for $10 per month, including NBC Universo, History en Español, and—of import to soccer fans—four beIN SPORTS channels. (And choosing Sling TV Latino + Sling Orange for $30 per month gives you access to ESPN Deportes.) For more information, check out our guide to Sling TV channels and our Sling TV review.


2) FuboTV

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  • Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter 
  • FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)

FuboTV is a solid TV streaming service option, whether your tastes run to entertainment (AMC, Syfy, FX), news (MSNBC, CNN), or sports (NBA TV, NFL Network). If you’re a soccer fan, however, it will appear tailor-made for you, with NBC and NBCSN, 10 beIN SPORTS channels, FS1, FS2, UniMás, and Champions League actions via TNT all on tap. If you can’t watch a match live, FuboTV offers a three-day replay for each match and 30 hours of cloud DVR. (Check out the complete FuboTV channels list.)

FuboTV also has bilingual families in mind; each subscription comes with UniMás, Galavisión, NBC Universo, beIN SPORTS, Univision, and Fox Deportes. An extra $7.99 per month will bring you Latino Plus, which includes CNN en Español and TyC Sports among its offerings.


3) PlayStation Vue

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PlayStation Vue is a fantastic option for soccer fans who already own a PlayStation console, but this streaming platform is available on a variety of devices. NBC and NBCSN (where the Premier League live) are part of the Core package of channels that offer soccer and other sports programming, and the options increase at the Elite and Ultra levels.


4) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV includes sports programming among its broad spectrum of offerings, and as a subscriber to the service, you’ll get free access to Hulu’s sizable on-demand library. (Check out the full list of Hulu Live TV channels.)


5) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV is a great option for soccer fans, including TNT for Champions League matches, NBC and NBCSN for Premier League matches, and broadcasting partnerships with three MLS teams. (Take a look at the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)


6) NBC Sports Gold

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If you want access to every Premier League game this season, you’ll want an NBC Sports Gold subscription. At the Matchday Pass tier, for $39.99, you get access to 140 exclusive live matches, with at least four for each of the 20 clubs. The Premier League Pass option gives you an option to replay matches, in case you can’t catch a match live, and offers additional programming, including analysis and highlights. NBC Sports Gold offers additional packages for fans who want to follow rugby action, the PGA tour, Indy Car racing, cycling, and lacrosse. 


Liverpool vs. Chelsea: What to watch for

Liverpool’s Champions League title defense didn’t get off to a great start. The Reds fell 2-0 at Napoli in what is likely their most stringent test of the group stages. Chelsea, similarly, lost 1-0 to Valencia, although the Blues did so at home, and still have last year’s semifinalists Ajax to contend with twice. 

In league play last weekend, it was a different story, as Sadio Mane’s brace led Liverpool to a 3-1 win over Newcastle, and Chelsea overwhelmed Wolves 5-2 on the strength of a Tammy Abraham hat trick. (Four goals, really, if you count an own goal that allowed Wolves to get on the board.) 

Liverpool’s looked like the class of the Premier League so far, and while Chelsea’s going to have its setbacks with young players in so many key roles, they could be better positioned to return to a Champions League place than many observers thought. Chelsea will look to emerge from a logjam of teams parked on eight points after five matches, while Liverpool will look to keep a perfect season rolling. 

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