Burnley vs Chelsea is an upcoming match of 2014–15 premier league which is scheduled to be played on first match day. Earlier, it was announced that the match will be played at Turf Moor stadium on 16th of August 2014. Due to live broadcasting on Sky Sports, it has been moved to a new scheduled date which is 19th August 2014. The blue lions played decent games in all competitions of last season but couldn’t won trophy. Their first match of this season premier league is scheduled against Burnley. Let’s have a discussion on match preview of this upcoming domestic league game.
Burnley vs Chelsea 2014 Time & Telecast
|Competition||2014–15 Premier league|
|Date||18 August [GMT] & 19 Aug [IST]|
|Time||7:00 pm [GMT], 12:30 am [IST]|
|Seating capacity||22,546 spectators|
|Away team||The Blue Lions|
|Sky Go, SiriusXM FC
Star Sports, Viaplay, SuperSports 3
According to Indian standard time, the kick off timing of this time are 4:30 pm. It will be live telecasted on TV channel star sports. The list of TV telecast channels of other nation is given below.
United Kingdom: Sky Go, Sky Sports1 / HD, NOW TV
United States: SiriusXM FC, Deportes Telemundo En
Australia: Fox Sports 3, Fox Sports play
Austria: Sky Sport 2 Germany
Canada: Sportsnet World
Denmark: TV3, Sport 2, Viaplay Denmark
Finland: Katsomo, MTV3 Max sports 1
Germany: Sky Sports 2, Sky Sports HD 2 HD
Norway: TV2 Sport Premium, TV2 Sumo
Russia: NTV+ Sport Online, NTV+ Football
South Africa: SuperSport 3, SMB3, Supersport Maximo
Sweden: Viaplay Sweden, Viasat Fotboll / HD
Burnley vs Chelsea 2014 Preview
In last season of premier league, the defense of Chelsea was the best of the competition. They conceded total of 27 goals in 38 games which was lower than any other team last season. They finished 2013–14 BPL at third spot and qualified for the group stage of 2014–15 Champions league round.
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Petr Cech was the best goal keeper who was awarded with best goalkeeper award. The player registered 16 clean sheets last season who was responsible for Chelsea’s strong defense.
On 24th of April 2014, it was announced that Burnley earned promotion to the Premier League with second place following their win over Wigan Athletic. Along with Clarets, Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City also got promotion to new season of Barclays Premier league.
Burnley played last Premier league competition in 2009-201 season. Their last match was scheduled against Tottenham Hotspur which was a comfortable win by 4–2. Right now, Sean Dyche is the manager of Burnley football club who is doing a fantastic job and finished The championship competition at second spot.