When do Chelsea play in the Club World Cup final?

This year’s Club World Cup is being held in the United Arab Emirates and Chelsea have reached the final – but when do the Blues play?

Romelu Lukaku scored the only goal of the game in Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Al-Hilal in semi-final on Wednesday.

They will now face Brazilian side Palmeiras in Saturday’s showpiece final; kick-off 4.30pm.

How to follow the FIFA Club World Cup final on Sky Sports?

You can follow live digital commentary of the FIFA Club World Cup final via our dedicated live blog across Sky Sports’ digital platforms.

What is the FIFA Club World Cup?

The annual tournament features the champions of the different continents along with the host nation’s national champions, with Chelsea qualifying as Champions League winners.

The games were due to be played in Japan, but they pulled out as hosts last month because of the high number of coronavirus cases in the country so the tournament is being held in the United Arab Emirates.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel celebrates with the trophy after the UEFA Champions League final match held at Estadio do Dragao in Porto, Portugal.
Image: Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel will be aiming to win another trophy

Chelsea’s Club World Cup fixtures…

Semi-finals

Palmeiras 2-0 Al Ahly – Tuesday February 8

Al Hilal 0-1 Chelsea – Wednesday February 9

Third-place match

Al Hilal vs Al Ahly – Saturday February 12 (1pm kick-off) – Al Nahyan Stadium

Final

Chelsea vs Palmeiras – Saturday February 12 (4.30pm kick-off) – Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium

How many Premier League games will Chelsea miss?

Chelsea’s trip to Brighton on Tuesday February 8 and the home match with Arsenal on February 12 were postponed due to Chelsea’s commitments in the UAE. However, Thomas Tuchel’s side have already played that rearranged Brighton game on Tuesday January 18, drawing 1-1, so they are technically missing just one game which will be rearranged in due course.

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What’s next?

Chelsea will play Palmeiras in Saturday’s Club World Cup final in Abu Dhabi; kick-off at 4:30pm.

How to follow the FIFA Club World Cup on Sky Sports?

You can follow live digital commentary of the FIFA Club World Cup final via our dedicated live blog across Sky Sports’ digital platforms.

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