Barcelona and Chelsea face off today, here's how to watch the match via online live stream. 

In one of the most eagerly anticipated Champions League showdowns of the year, Chelsea and Barca will fight for a big win today at 2:45 p.m. EST.

All the action will be broadcast on live televison, but the best way to watch it (especially if you live in America, Asia or another country that doesn't carry the game on most cable plans) is via an online live stream.

All you have to do to watch the Barcelona vs. Chelsea live stream is visit this link, then click the online live stream icon in the center of your screen and sign up for one of the packages in order to get all the football you can shake a shinguard at this year.

The match will begin at 2:45 p.m. EST, but you can sign in as early as 2:35 to watch the pre-game coverage, which should help get you in the mood for some great football (or soccer, for the Americans reading this article.)

Chelsea Football Club is in first place in the Champions League's Group E headed into this game, while Barca is first in Group H. Both teams are fighting to maintain their dominance, so this should be a great match this afternoon between two of football's most elite and storied clubs.