Chelsea Women are in Tel-Aviv to face the Israeli women’s national team as part of our pre-season programme. Supporters can watch the game for free on this website or our 5th Stand app.
With kick-off approaching in Tel-Aviv, we outline everything you need to know ahead of the big game...
When and where
The match is being staged to celebrate women’s football and support further development of the sport in Israel. It will take place today (Tuesday 20 August) at Ha-Moshava Stadium at 5.30pm UK time and is being sponsored by Chelsea’s owner Roman Abramovich and the Israeli FA.
How to watch for free
There is free coverage of the game both here on the official Chelsea website and on our 5th Stand mobile app. It will also be streamed live on the Chelsea Facebook channel.
Announcing the match earlier in the summer, Chelsea Chairman Bruce Buck said: ‘We are delighted to be taking the team to Israel to play the Women’s national team. As well as a challenging part of our pre-season, this match will help raise the profile of women’s football.
‘Our commitment to women’s football is driven by our owner, Mr Roman Abramovich, who is passionate about supporting the team and promoting the sport. We hope that our visit to Israel will not only be a special moment for our Israeli fans and our players, but also help to grow the game in the country.’
On Monday, Chelsea Women switched off from their pre-season preparations to take a tour of the ancient city of Jerusalem.