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Chelsea vs Preston live stream: Watch FA Cup match online

By James Amey

Published: 7:52, 6 January 2024

Chelsea welcome Preston North End to Stamford Bridge for an FA Cup third-round tie on Saturday at 5:30pm (UK time).


How to live stream Chelsea vs Preston online:

Bet365* streams a selection of FA Cup matches live for account holders.

To sign up for and live stream Chelsea vs Preston, eligible readers can follow the steps below.

  • Click on this link.
  • ‘Join now’ and enter details.
  • Log in and fund your account.
  • Navigate to the ‘In-Play’ link at the top of the homepage and select your desired event.

*Geo restrictions apply, 18+ only. Must have a funded account or placed a bet in the last 24 hours, BeGambleAware. All odds and offers within this article are accurate at the time of writing.


After a tough start to the season for Mauricio Pochettino, things are starting to look up with four wins (including a penalty shootout victory over Newcastle) from their last five games and a place in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup. Now, with Europe most likely out of the question in the league, the cup competitions give the Blues the best chance of qualifying for them next season and with three FA Cup final defeats in the last four seasons they will be hoping this is finally the year they are the bride and not the bridesmaid.

Standing in their way of a place in round four are Championship side Preston North End, who are currently on a poor run of form with four defeats from their last five. With six third-round defeats in each of the last eight seasons, it will be a tough ask for them to do what just one lower league side has done in the previous 15 campaigns and knock Chelsea out of the FA Cup. That side was, of course, Bradford City, who famously came back from 2-0 down to win 4-2 at Stamford Bridge in 2015 to inflict Jose Mourinho’s first home defeat of the season.

The Blues do have an impressive record against lower league sides in recent seasons, however, going unbeaten in their last 27 games against teams outside the Premier League across the FA Cup and EFL Cup.

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