Chelsea take on Barcelona today as they continue their preparations for the new season.
Frank Lampard’s side are stepping up their schedule after three friendlies against lesser known opposition.
The Blues are currently in Japan and started their tour of Asia poorly after being defeated 1-0 by Kawasaki Frontale last Friday.
They will now want to start showing some form against LaLiga champions Barca today.
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Chelsea vs Barcelona: Date and kick-off time
The pre-season clash is set for Tuesday, July 23 and will kick-off at 7.30pm local time, which is 11.30am in the UK.
It is being held at the Saitama Stadium in Japan.
This is Chelsea’s final tie in the Far East and they’ll fly home after the game to prepare for Sunday’s friendly against Reading at the Madejski Stadium.
Chelsea vs Barcelona: TV channel and live stream
You can catch all the action live on ChelseaTV which is now solely shown online.
To stream it, ChelseaTV is available via their website for £10.99 for all pre-season games.
Chelsea TV can be accessed on mobiles and tablets through the official Chelsea app, ‘The 5th Stand’.
The channel is no longer available to Sky customers having gone digital only this month.
You will also be able to stream using the Rakuten Sport platform.
Chelsea vs Barcelona: Team news
Tammy Abraham and Kepa Arrizabalaga missed the defeat to Kawasaki with illness but could be available for selection.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Willian, N’Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger are all missing.
Barcelona are without Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez who haven’t travelled with the squad.
But new star signing Antoine Griezmann is set to play his first minutes in a Barca shirt.