Udinese vs Chelsea: Prediction, kick off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results - friendly preview

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Chelsea face Udinese tonight as their difficult preparations for the new Premier League season wrap up with a final pre-season friendly in Italy.

It’s Thomas Tuchel’s last chance to test his players in a match situation ahead of the new campaign, which begins for Chelsea away to former boss Frank Lampard and Everton on August 6.

The Blues will be glad to have brought an end to their gruelling USA tour, which brought defeats to Arsenal and Charlotte and plenty of frustration for the Chelsea boss.

The transfer business continues in the background, with the Blues desperate to add to their defensive ranks, but this evening the focus will return to matters on the pitch.

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Date, kick-off time and venue

Udinese vs Chelsea is scheduled for an 8pm BST kick-off time tonight, Friday, July 29, 2022.

Dacia Arena - or the Stadio Friuli - in Udine will host the match.

Where to watch Udinese vs Chelsea

TV channel: Tonight’s match will not be televised live on TV in the UK.

Live stream: However, Chelsea are streaming the game for free via their website and 5th Stand app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action as it happens via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Udinese vs Chelsea team news

Chelsea XI: Mendy; James, Azpilcueta, Silva, Koulibaly, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho; Mount, Havertz, Sterling

Subs: Kepa, Emerson, Gilmour, Kenedy, Hudson-Odoi, Vale

Udinese vs Chelsea prediction

With the Premier League season fast approaching, Tuchel and Chelsea can be expected to take this match seriously.

Goals have proved a problem for the Blues, an ongoing problem, and they will de desperate for things to click into gear up front in Italy. Chelsea should have enough to ensure they go into the serious business off the back of a win.

Chelsea to win, 2-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

This will be the first meeting between the two sides.

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