In previous years, Chelsea have done well in the competition, and have won it twice in ten years.
Their first triumph was against Bayern Munich in 2012, with them winning the tournament for a second time in 2021, beating Manchester City in 2021.
When is Chelsea v Red Bull Salzburg?
Chelsea will host the Austrian side on Wednesday, 12 September 2022, with the game to kick off at 8pm.
Can I watch the game on TV?
Yes, the game is on TV. The game will be broadcast on BT Sport as they provide live coverage of multiple Champions League matches.
Coverage will start at BT Sport 3 at 7:15pm, 45 minutes before kick off.
How to sign up to BT Sport
People can sign up to BT Sport online and purchase their monthly pass, which costs £25. There is no fixed contract so you can cancel anytime.
Another option is the ‘Big Sport’ package, which costs £41 a month. This is a 24-month contract and will cost £39.99 upfront. This package gives you access to all BT Sport channels, all 11 Sky Sports channels and Eurosport 1 and 2.
The cheapest option is the simple ‘sport’ package. This costs £16 a month, with £39.99 upfront and again is a 24-month contract. It includes All BT Sport channels plus BoxNation, Includes the BT Sport app (instant access), and a Recordable TV box.
New Chelsea boss Graham Potter will have to contend with some injury issues. Edouard Mendy was struck in the ribs in Chelsea’s 2-1 win against London rivals West Ham, and missed the game in Croatia. It’s unclear if he will be fit for the game against Salzburg.
N’Golo Kante is also still a doubt after the hamstring injury he sustained in the home draw against Tottenham earlier in the season. On 26 August, former boss, Thomas Tuchel said, in regard to Kante’s injury ‘we are talking about weeks’.
Trevor Chalobah may return. He sustained an injury against Leicester and was an unused substitute in the games against West Ham and Zagreb.
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