Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund where to watch

At Soldier Field in Chicago on Thursday, Chelsea will play Borussia Dortmund in their final preseason match, which will bring to a close the Blues' preparations for the next season.

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Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund where to watch

At Soldier Field in Chicago on Thursday, Chelsea will play Borussia Dortmund in their final preseason match, which will bring to a close the Blues' preparations for the next season.

While the Blues had recently celebrated victory in the Premier League Summer Series, Borussia Dortmund is working hard to maintain their unblemished record in pre-season play.

After beginning their preseason schedule with a stunning 5-0 victory against League Two side Wrexham in their first preseason friendly, Chelsea went on to win the inaugural Premier League Summer Series competition in the United States by collecting seven points from three games against Brighton & Hove Albion, Newcastle United, and Fulham.

After a thrilling 4-3 victory over Brighton and a 1-1 draw with Newcastle, Chelsea entered Sunday's match against West London rivals Fulham needing to claim maximum points to climb above Aston Villa to the top of the table. They were able to accomplish this with a 2-0 victory in Maryland thanks to first-half goals from Thiago Silva and newly acquired Christopher Nkunku.

Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund

Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund how to watch

Mauricio Pochettino is pleased with how forwards Nkunku and Nicolas Jackson have performed since joining Chelsea from RB Leipzig and Villarreal respectively earlier this summer. While Nkunku's goal against Fulham was his third in pre-season, Jackson has scored two goals in as many starts for the Blues. Chelsea won the Premier League Summer Series. Mauricio Pochettino is pleased with how forwards Nkunku and Nicolas Jackson have performed since joining Chelsea.

In the same week that UEFA fined Chelsea £8.6 million for breaching the Financial Fair Play rules, the big-spending West Londoners have stepped up their efforts to strengthen Pochettino's squad further after allegedly agreeing deals to sign Monaco center-back Axel Disasi and Rennes midfielder Lesley Ugochukwu, although the latter is expected to immediately head out on loan.

Before shifting their focus to their opening Premier League game of the new season on August 13 against Liverpool at home, Chelsea are expecting to finish their pre-season with an unblemished record and claim a positive result against Dortmund on Thursday. In addition, Chelsea are chasing a deal for Moises Caicedo.

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