Brentford vs Chelsea: Carabao Cup quarter-final kick off time and how to watch on TV - channel and stream

Thomas Tuchel (L) and Thomas Frank (R) (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)Thomas Tuchel (L) and Thomas Frank (R) (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
Thomas Tuchel (L) and Thomas Frank (R) (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images) | AFP via Getty Images
It’s an all Premier League clash with a spot in the final four up for grabs...

Brentford will be looking to cause something of an upset when they come up against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup quarter-final on Wednesday evening.

The Bees currently sit 18 points and nine places below the Blues in the Premier League table, and suffered a 1-0 defeat when the two sides met earlier in the season.

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For their part, Thomas Tuchel’s men will be eager to arrest the mini-slump they find themselves in, with a run of just one win in their last four top flight outings leaving them six points adrift of league leaders Manchester City.

We’ve gathered all the information you need to know about the clash, including how to watch along, below...

When is Brentford vs Chelsea?

The match will take place on Wednesday December 22nd.

What time is Brentford vs Chelsea?

Kick off is at 7:45pm GMT.

Where is the match taking place?

Brentford will play host to the Blues on Wednesday evening, with the match set to take place at the Brentford Community Stadium.

Chelsea picked up a win on their very first visit to the ground back in October.

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How to watch Brentford vs Chelsea

Unfortunately for fans, the match will not be shown live on TV in the UK, with Tottenham’s quarter-final clash against West Ham instead being selected for broadcast.

What’s the team news?

Both sides have been affected by positive Covid tests in recent days, with Chelsea still set to be without Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, Jorginho and Callum Hudson-Odoi as a result.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek could also miss out due to a knock, while Kai Havertz is out with a non-Covid-related illness.

Trevor Chalobah limped off in the clash against Wolves at the weekend and also isn’t likely to be available.

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While it is unclear at this stage as to how many players Brentford will be without because of their own Covid outbreak, it is likely that they will be missing star man Ivan Toney.

What are the latest odds?

Despite their list of absentees, the visitors are very much the favourites to win this one.

At the time of writing, SkyBet price an away win at 7/10, with a Brentford upset priced at 17/4.

A draw is priced at 13/5.

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