Frankfurt vs Chelsea: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Europa League semi-final
CHELSEA travel to Frankfurt as they look to put themselves into pole position in this Europa League semi-final first leg.
The Blues will be hoping to reach their first European final since winning this competition in 2013 with the added incentive of a Champions League place on offer to the victors this season.
Chelsea scraped past Czech Republic side Slavia Prague in the last round, progressing 5-3 on aggregateEPA
What time does Frankfurt vs Chelsea kick off?
This Europa League semi-final first leg will take place on Thursday, May 2.
It will kick off at 8pm UK time – that is 9pm in Germany.
The match will be played at Commerzbank Arena.
The second leg will be held on Thursday, May 9 at Stamford Bridge.
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What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it for FREE?
Frankfurt vs Chelsea will be shown live on BT Sport 3 with coverage underway from 7.15pm.
BT Sport subscribers can live stream the match online and on the BT Sport mobile app.
Meanwhile, EE phone customers can also catch the action by signing up for a free three-month trial – just text SPORT to 150 and follow the instructions.
Alternatively, you can follow all the latest via our dedicated SunSport LIVE BLOG.
What is the team news?
Chelsea will be without Marco Van Ginkel, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Danny Drinkwater for the clash at Frankfurt.
Antonio Rudiger and Ethan Ampadu are both doubts for the trip to Germany.
Meanwhile, Frankfurt will be missing Talb Tawatha, Mijat Gacinovic, Marc Stendara and Sebastien Haller for the Europa League clash.