Is Brentford vs Chelsea on TV tonight? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Premier League fixture

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Brentford manager Thomas Frank saw his side stun West Ham with a late winner (Tim Goode/PA) (PA Wire)
Brentford manager Thomas Frank saw his side stun West Ham with a late winner (Tim Goode/PA) (PA Wire)

Seventh-place Brentford host table-toppers Chelsea on Saturday afternoon, in what should prove a thrilling finale to the day’s Premier League action.

The Bees have impressed with their direct, attack-minded play this term after winning promotion from the Championship, with several stars showing they are more than capable of stepping up and competing in the top flight.

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The Blues, meanwhile, have continued their strong form from last year under Thomas Tuchel and look real contenders for the title - despite a home defeat to Man City prior to the international break.

They have since bounced back with a win over Southampton, while Brentford beat West Ham last time out too.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

When is the game?

The match kicks off at 5:30pm BST on Saturday, 16 October at the Brentford Community Stadium.

Where can I watch it?

The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Subscribers can stream the match via the Sky Go app. If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription. We may earn commission from some of the links in this article, but we never allow this to influence our content.

Confirmed line-ups

Brentford XI: Raya, Zanka, Jansson, Pinnock, Canos, Jensen, Norgaard, Onyeka, Henry, Toney, Mbeumo.

Chelsea XI: Mendy, Chilwell, Chalobah, Christensen, Sarr, Azpilicueta, Loftus-Cheek, Kante, Kovacic, Lukaku, Werner.

Odds

Brentford 6/1

Draw 3/1

Chelsea 5/8

Prediction

The Bees won’t make it easy but they’ll still be firm underdogs against the Blues. If the visitors don’t have too many post-internationals concerns, they should take the points. Brentford 1-2 Chelsea.

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