Chelsea starting XI: Mendy, Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Kante, Kovacic, Alonso, Mount, Pulisic, Havertz
Liverpool starting XI: Kelleher, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago, Salah, Mane, Diaz
Chelsea take on Liverpool at Wembley in the Carabao Cup final today. A win for either side could be part of a standout trophy this season, with Chelsea also in contention for the FA Cup and Champions League while Liverpool fans may be dreaming of a quadruple after seeing the gap with Manchester City filling up at the top of the Premier League table. If you want to tune in to all the EFL Cup action you’ll need access to Sky Sports which is showing the game exclusively – you can find the best deals below…
Chelsea, who have already won the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup this season, come into today’s game after owner Roman Abramovich announced he was handing over ‘stewardship and care from Chelsea to charity trustees.
The announcement came amid Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine, which has seen sweeping sanctions imposed by the EU, UK and US on individuals and companies. .
Speaking ahead of the game, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said: “We shouldn’t pretend it’s not a problem. The situation for everyone here is horrible. Nobody expected it, “It’s quite unreal. It clouds our minds and our excitement for the finale. It brings enormous uncertainty, much more to all the people at the moment more involved than us. We send them our best wishes and greetings, obviously.”
HOW TO WATCH CHELSEA VS LIVERPOOL
You can tune in and watch Chelsea vs Liverpool coverage on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football. Main Event coverage begins at 4 p.m., while football coverage begins at 3:30 p.m., with kick-off at 4:30 p.m.
If you have Sky Glass or Sky Q, a Sky Sports subscription will usually cost £32 per month. But Sky is currently running a deal that drops that price to £20 a month. This can be combined with the standard Sky TV package, which unlocks access to exclusive channels such as Sky Atlantic, as well as Comedy Central, MTV etc, coupled with a Netflix subscription.
If you’re away from home, everything Sky Sports is also delivered to tablets and smartphones via the Sky Go app, which is available for Android and iOS devices. You can also log into Sky Go on an Xbox or PlayStation to watch in another room if someone else is using the Sky Q box.
NOW, formerly NOW TV, owned by Sky, offers limited time access to Sky Sports. A month usually costs £33.99, but for a limited time that price has dropped to £25 per month (but you’ll need to sign up for four months). While a single 24 hour period of Sky Sports will cost a one off payment of £9.98 with NOW.
NOW is also available on a NOW TV Box, Chromecast, PS5, PS4, PS3, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Roku, LG Smart TV, PC or Mac, and select mobile devices and tablets.
Unfortunately, if you are currently outside the UK your Sky Go and NOW subscriptions may not work as intended. Sky – along with Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Prime Video and a number of other services – imposes restrictions based on your current location, which is determined by the IP address assigned to your device when you connected to the internet. It is possible to circumvent these geographical restrictions by using a virtual private network service, or VPN. Below are some of the best options…