It’s now or never for Aston Villa as they scrap to avoid a drop back down to the Championship. They welcome Chelsea to Villa Park today following Wednesday’s draw with Sheffield United.
Chelsea have made a good stab of this season without finding absolute consistency. Manager Frank Lampard will be tasked with a major trophy hunt next term but securing Champions League football – and clinching the FA Cup – are the boss’ priorities now.
The Blues still have plenty to play for as the season winds down with the remaining Premier League fixtures and will see this trip to the Midlands as an opportunity to establish their top-four position.
However, Lampard’s men must be alert to a Villa side desperate to remain in the top flight.
A repeat of Villa’s 2-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge will do Villa no favours at all and we can expect some tub-thumping football here this afternoon.
RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch the Aston Villa v Chelsea game on TV and online.
When is Aston Villa v Chelsea on TV?
Aston Villa v Chelsea will take place on Sunday 21st June 2020.
Upcoming games will be staggered across multiple kick off times so you can tune in to watch every match live.
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What time is kick-off?
Aston Villa v Chelsea will kick off at 4:15pm – the match will follow Newcastle v Sheffield United, which kicks off at 2pm.
What TV channel is Aston Villa v Chelsea on?
You can watch the game live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event from 4pm.
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How to live stream Aston Villa v Chelsea online
NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles. NOW TV is also available via BT Sport.
Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.
Aston Villa v Chelsea team news
Aston Villa: Villa boss Dean Smith used four subs in the draw with Sheffield United and has no fresh injury worries heading into Sunday’s game.
John McGinn returned to the Villa XI in midweek after breaking his ankle in December and will likely play again as the Blues come to town.
Chelsea: Lampard welcomes back a host of players who were injured when the season was suspended back in March. Tammy Abraham, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Christian Pulisic, Andreas Christensen, Mateo Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and N’Golo Kante are all back fit.
Jorginho is the only serious absentee through suspension. Mason Mount could start in midfield alongside Kovacic, with Abraham leading the line.
Our prediction: Aston Villa v Chelsea
Chelsea looked like the real deal back in March when they trounced both Liverpool and Everton in a week. The Blues should only improve this summer now they have men back to full fitness and new recruits in tow.
It’s hard to see Villa seriously threatening the Chelsea midfield core that will seek to run this game.
Expect Mount – if he plays – to see plenty of the ball and for Abraham to stretch his former team’s defence all game. Chelsea should secure three points here.
Our prediction: Aston Villa 0-2 Chelsea
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