The 49ers continue their preseason slate on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers. San Francisco spent Thursday and Friday practicing with the Chargers in a controlled setting that helped the coaching staff evaluate some of their talent. Now they’ll get a look in the less controlled environment of a live game situation.

With pretty much all of the 2021 NFL preseason games for this week in the books, let’s turn our attention to a game happening out west, as the Los Angeles Chargers will host the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday evening





These two teams are expected to contend for playoff berths after missing out on the postseason a year ago. The Super Bowl hangover was bad for San Francisco, as the 49ers ended up with the worst record in the division a year ago. While the Chargers have a new coaching staff, the promise of Justin Herbert under center entering year two cannot be denied at this point. He is the real dal.

Here is what you need to know to be able to see the Chargers take on the 49ers Sunday evening.

San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Chargers: How to watch preseason game

Date: Sunday, Aug. 22

Time: 7:30 p.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. PT

Location: Inglewood, California

Venue: SoFi Stadium

TV Info: NFL Network, ABC (Chargers), CBS (49ers)

Live Stream: NFL Game Pass, fuboTV, Reddit

Kickoff from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California will be at 7:30 p.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. PT on Sunday, Aug. 22. The NFL Network will carry the national telecast of the game. The Chargers telecast can be found on the local ABC affiliate in Los Angeles, while the 49ers broadcast can be seen on the CBS affiliate in the Bay Area. NFL Game Pass, fuboTV and Reddit will have the available streams.

No matter who plays in this one, look for brand-new SoFi Stadium to be the star of the game

Here’s how to follow along with all the action:

Who: San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Chargers

What: Preseason game No. 2

When: Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 7:30 PM EDT

Where: LoFi Stadium

TV: NFL Network, KPIX, and KCBS

Stream: Catch live stream on FuboTV.

On Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 7:30 PM EDT, the Los Angeles Chargers face the San Francisco 49ers from SoFi Stadium in Carson, CA. The game is airing exclusively on NFL Network, KPIX, and KCBS, which you can stream with a Live TV Streaming Service.

Following two joint practices with the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday and Friday, the 49ers will head to SoFi Stadium for their second preseason contest at 4:30 pm PT on Sunday, August 22. Here are all the ways to follow the game.

Phone & Tablet: 49ers games will be available on the official 49ers app and 49ers.com on mobile devices (*Geographic and device restrictions apply. Data charges may apply.) Additionally, all games available on TV where you are located will also be streamed for free on Yahoo Sports and the NFL app.

NFL Game Pass: 49ers fans in the United States can also watch every 2021 preseason game live on NFL Game Pass and all regular season games as soon as the broadcast ends. International Faithful can watch every 2021 regular season game live.

All 49ers preseason games can be heard on KGO (810-AM), The Bone (KSAN 107.7-FM) and the 49ers Radio Network. Bob Fitzgerald will be on play-by-play and former 49ers linebacker Keena Turner will be the color analyst. They will be joined in the booth by former 49ers safety Donte Whitner.

The live game broadcast featuring play-by-play announcer Jesús Zárate and color commentator Carlos Ramirez will be streamed at no cost to fans exclusively on 49ers.com. To view all of the team’s Spanish content, please click here.

La transmisión del juego en vivo será distruibuido sin costo exclusivamente en 49ers.com con las narraciónes de Jesús Zárate y Carlos Ramirez. Para ver todo el contenido español del equipo por favor haga clic aquí.

The San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Chargers meet up in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL preseason at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and the game will air on KPIX 5 (CBS) in San Francisco and CBS 2 in LA. Given that this is the preseason, we’ll see plenty of unknown and lesser known faces on the rosters. To keep track of who you’re watching checking out the 49ers roster and the Chargers roster.

The 49ers opened the preseason with a 19-16 loss at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs last week, one that saw No. 3 overall pick Trey Lance make take his first snaps with the franchise. The North Dakota State product completed five of 14 passes for 128 yards and a touchdown.

The Chargers rested virtually all of their starters in the team’s 13-6 preseason opening victory against the Los Angeles Rams. Backup quarterback Chase Daniel completed 15 of his 24 passes for 104 yards while rookie Larry Rountree III took eight carries for 63 yards.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this preseason contest, you’ll need to dig a little deeper for streaming options. While regular season games are usually available outside the two local markets, preseason games are much more limited. To view this game via live online stream, you’ll need to use NFL Game Pass. If you are not planning on watching every week of the preseason, the service offers a free seven-day trial.

The 49ers are a 4.5-point favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook and -250 on the moneyline. The Chargers are a +200 moneyline underdog. The point total is installed at 34.