Chelsea vs Arsenal Live Stream Online,Chelsea and Arsenal meet again as they face off in the League Cup semifinal first leg on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge, with the second leg next week. In the other semifinal, Manchester City beat Bristol City 2-1 on Tuesday at the Etihad thanks to a Sergio Aguero winner in added time.
Date: Wednesday, January 10
Time: 8 p.m. (GMT)/3 p.m. (ET)
TV Info: Sky Sports (UK), ESPN 3 (U.S.)
Live Stream: Sky Go (UK), Watch ESPN (U.S.)
These two just played a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Emirates in the league, and here the result is the same. Both strike a blow in the first half, but the tie’s fate will be won in the second leg. Arsenal 1, Chelsea 1.
Chelsea and Arsenal will lock horns for the second time in a week on Wednesday in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final.
The two sides went up against one another in the Premier League last Wednesday and played out a pulsating 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium. Those who frequent Stamford Bridge will be hoping for a similarly absorbing encounter.
Of course, the two sets of fans will be desperate to see their respective teams take an advantage into the second leg. Given neither side has realistic hopes of winning the Premier League title, this competition takes on added significance, too.
In recent years, matches between Chelsea and Arsenal have often been tense and tight affairs. In the Premier League a week ago, they conjured up a classic.
Hector Bellerin snatched a late equaliser for the Gunners in a breathless match and one both sets of supporters would have been disappointed to lose. As noted below, the contest had a bit of everything:
Wednesday’s meeting at Stamford Bridge has a lot to live up to as a result, although a semi-final should bring out the best in some of the excellent players on show.
Both teams have had to battle to make it this far. Chelsea eventually made it into the last four with a stoppage-time winner from Alvaro Morata against Bournemouth, just seconds after the Cherries had equalised through Dan Gosling.
It was one of the moments of the season for the Blues and a sign this is a team desperate to do well in this competition.
It will be interesting to see what sort of XI Chelsea manager Antonio Conte does field. As noted by Liam Twomey of ESPN FC, in the past he’s insisted fringe players who have been involved in the competition throughout should keep their place: