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Chelsea vs Palmeiras: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

5:00 PM IST 12/02/22
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The Blues are looking to secure their maiden Club World Cup title with the champions of South America standing in their way
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Chelsea face Brazilian side Palmeiras in the final of the Club World Cup on Saturday afternoon, as the west London outfit aim to be crowned world champions for the first time.

Thomas Tuchel's men overcame Saudi Arabian team Al Hilal in the semi finals, while Palmeiras beat African champions Al Ahly.

Ahead of the game, GOAL brings you everything you need to know, including how to watch, team news, odds and more.

Game

Chelsea vs Palmeiras

Date

12/02/22

Kick-off time

4.30pm GMT

Chelsea vs Palmeiras TV channel, live stream & how to watch

Channel 4 is showing Chelsea vs Palmeiras live on TV in the United Kingdom (UK) and the game can also be streamed live online using the All Four app.

UK TV channel

UK online stream

Channel Four

All Four app

Chelsea team news & squad

Position

Players

Goalkeepers

Kepa, Mendy, Bettinelli

Defenders

Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Alonso, Silva, Chalboah, Sarr, Chilwell, James

Midfielders

Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Pulisic, Loftus-Cheek, Saul, Barkley, Mount, Ziyech

Forwards

Havertz, Lukaku, Werner, Hudson-Odoi

Ben Chilwell and Reece James are with the squad, but neither is fit enough to be considered for action this weekend. Edouard Mendy is back from Afcon duty but with Kepa Arrizabalga playing well, the Senegalese keeper could find himself on the bench.

Predicted Chelsea starting XI: Kepa, Christensen, Silva, Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso, Havertz, Lukaku, Ziyech

Palmeiras team news & squad

Position

Players

Goalkeepers

Weverton, Lomba, Oliveira, Vinicius

Defenders

Murilo, Renan, Jorge, Luan, Gomez, Kuscevic, Piquerez, Rocha, Mayke

Midfielders

Atuesta, Veiga, De Paula, Danilo, Scarpa, Jailson, Menino, Ze Rafael

Forwards

Deyverson, Rony, Navarro, Veron, Dudu, Wesley, Luan Silva, Lopes

Having put in a strong performance in the previous round and with no real injury concerns, Palmeiras could field an unchanged starting XI.

Predicted Palmeiras starting XI: Weverton, Rocha, Gomez, Luan, Piquerez, Danilo, Rafael, Dudu, Veiga, Scarpa, Rony

Betting odds & tips

Chelsea are clear favourites to beat Palmeiras at 13/20 with bet365. At 17/4 to win, Palmeiras are considered serious underdogs.

Under 2.5 goals has paid out in each of Chelsea's last six matches in all competitions and a repeat can be backed at 13/20.

Recent results & form

Chelsea last five results

Palmeiras last five results

Al Hilal 0-1 Chelsea (09/02/22)

Palmeiras 2-0 Al Ahly (08/02/22)

Chelsea 2-1 Plymouth Argyle (05/02/22)

Palmeiras 1-0 Agua Santa (01/02/22)

Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham (23/01/22)

Sao Bernardo 1-1 Palmeiras (29/01/22)

Brighton 1-1 Chelsea (18/01/22)

Palmeiras 3-0 Ponte Preta (27/01/22)

Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea (15/01/22)

Novorizontino 0-2 Palmeiras (23/01/22)

Chelsea were made to work hard in the semi-final by Al Hilal and another competitive fixture is expected this weekend against a Palmeiras side who will be roared on by thousands of their travelling supporters.

The Blues are the last European side not to win the Club World Cup, having lost to Palmeiras' eternal rivals Corinthians in 2012 and the Premier League outfit will be keen to avoid another upset at the hands of the Copa Libertadores champions.

Odds correct at the time of writing. 18+. begambleaware.org