Chelsea vs Derby County: What time, what channel, how to stream online, prediction, team news, line-ups, odds and more

Chelsea face Derby in the fourth round of the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening.

Frank Lampard returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time as a manager after enjoying 13 glittering years as a player there. He is sure to receive a glowing reception from the home fans but will be hoping to send them home unhappy after seeing off Premier League Manchester United in the previous round. Maurizio Sarri’s Blues beat Liverpool to make it this far and the Italian will have more than one eye on a first trophy in the English game and will be hopeful of progression here.

We will have all the latest throughout the evening in our live blog.


What time does it start?

The game is set to kick off at 7.45pm at Stamford Bridge.

How can I watch it?

Sky Sports are broadcasting the game on their Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event channels.

Can I stream online?

If you don’t have access to a TV Sky subscribers can stream the game on a desktop or mobile device via the SkyGo app

Who’s playing?

Eden Hazard is set to sit out for the hosts as Sarri considers other changes with a mounting schedule ahead at home and abroad. For the visitors Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori, both Chelsea players, are both eligible to play against their parent club after the Blues gave them special permission.

What are the odds?

Chelsea 2/9

Derby 25/1

Who’s going to win?

Chelsea 3-1 Derby: The Rams may grab a goal but they’re outsiders for a reason in this one and despite what should be a number of changes this Blues side will have more than enough strength in depth to progress.

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