Dinamo Zagreb vs Chelsea: How to watch UEFA Champions League clash on TV, live stream, team news

Thomas Tuchel’s side narrowly beat London rivals West Ham last time out

Chelsea travel to Croatian outfit Dinamo Zagreb as they get their 2022/2023 Champions League campaign underway.

The Blues are one of six English sides to reach the final of the competition this millennium, alongside Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City.

The club has also won the competition twice in 10 years, beating Bayern Munich on penalties in 2012 and beating fellow Premier League side Manchester City 1-0 in 2021, thanks to a first half strike by Kai Havertz.

With their new champions league campaign to get underway this week, here’s who they’re playing, their group and how to watch.

When are Chelsea playing?

Chelsea will take on Dinamo Zagreb, the league leaders of the Croatian league, on Tuesday, 6 September 2022.

The game will be played at Dinamo Zagreb’s stadium, Stadion Maksimir.

Zagreb hold an eight point lead in the Croatian Football League, ahead of second placed Slaven Belupo after just eight games and currently remain unbeaten.

What time is kick off?

The game will kick off at 5:45pm UK time. Teams will be announced at 4:45pm.

Can I watch the game on TV?

The game will be broadcast live on TV, and will be available to watch on BT Sport 4. Coverage of the game will be available from 5pm.

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.

How to live stream

Viewers can watch the game on tablet, mobile, laptop and more on the BT Sport app.

Team news

The condition of Edouard Mendy is unknown after being injured during what was a controversial VAR decision that saw Thomas Tuchel’s side narrowly beat West Ham.

New signings Wesley Fofana and Marc Cucurella could make their Champions League debut, with Tuchel having no new fresh injuries to worry about.

Who else is in Chelsea’s group?

Thanks to the Premier League’s coefficient, Chelsea have a favourable draw in the competition.

In their group they have:

  • AC Milan
  • Dinamo Zagreb
  • Red Bull Salzburg

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