Check Out Chelsea Pre-Season Fixtures





Chelsea currently only have three friendlies scheduled. They are, however, expected to play a number of behind-closed-doors games in England ahead of their Asia tour. The games have yet to be announced and they will likely be played at Cobham Training Centre, but fans are not expected to be able to attend.

The first friendly currently on the first-team's list is against Arsenal at Beijing's Bird's Nest, the main venue for the 2008 Olympic Games. Also known as the Beijing National Stadium, it holds 80,000 fans and is sure to create a raucous atmosphere for the visit of two of England's biggest clubs.

After that, the Blues will take a six-hour flight south for the Singapore section of the International Champions Cup.


Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Inter will all face each other in a three-way mini-tournament, with Conte's team opening the competition against Bayern on July 25 and closing it four days later versus Inter. The German and Italian clubs meet in between on July 27.

All of those games will be played at Singapore's impressive 55,000-capacity National Stadium, which was opened in 2014.

Last year, Chelsea spent time in Austria before heading out to the United States for their more high-profile friendlies. It is possible they will do the same again given their first match in Asia is not until July 22, but once that trio of games is complete they will likely return to London to prepare for the Community Shield.

Meanwhile, a Chelsea XI will face Crawley Town at the Checkatrade Stadium on July 15. This game will chiefly be an opportunity for youth players and those players who were on loan last season to get a run out ahead of temporary moves to other clubs.

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