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Record breakers: Chelsea v City to reach 650m homes

City will be part of a new broadcasting record on Saturday, with the Chelsea game beamed into 650m homes in 175 countries around the globe.

A new high of 26 Premier League rights holders will be at Stamford Bridge to capture the top of the table clash.

That will include a Premier League debut for KazSport from Kazakhstan.

There will be 24 international rights holders in attendance, including Premier League Productions, in addition to UK broadcasters Sky Sports and BBC Sport.

The previous record was set at City against United on April 30, 2012 in another first versus second-place game. 

A total of 19 Premier League rights holders sent crews and commentators to that match. 

Premier League international rights holder to attend:

1.            Premier League Productions

2.            NC+ (Poland)

3.            SBS Discovery (from Denmark)

4.            NBC Sports (from USA)

5.            BeIN Sport (Middle East)

6.            Now TV (Hong Kong)

7.            NTV Plus (Russia)

8.            Sport Klub (Balkans)

9.            Sky Deutschland (Germany)

10.          Sportsnet (Canada)

11.          DirecTV (South America)

12.          NTV (Bulgaria)

13.          Telenet (Belgium)

14.          ESPN Brasil

15.          Fox Sports (Italy)

16.          TV3 (Denmark)

17.          Viasat Sweden

18.          TV2 (Norway)

19.          Canal+ (France)

20.          Fox Sports (Australia)

21.          BETV (Belgium)

22.          OTE (Greece)

23.          Fox Sports (Netherlands)

24.          Kazsport (Kazakhstan)

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