49ers vs. Chargers: How to watch, listen to 2023 NFL preseason finale

The games will actually count after the 49ers and Chargers square off for one last exhibition bout.

Los Angeles Chargers v San Francisco 49ers
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The 49ers and Chargers wrap up their 2023 NFL preseason campaign this Friday at Levi's Stadium.

The San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Chargers have squared off against each other quite a number of times during the preseason, 49 to be exact, and the Niners have won 27 of those games with the last exhibition bout taking place prior to the 2021 season down in Southern California.

Now, for the third week of the 2023 NFL preseason, both squads will square off again for the final tune-up ahead of league-wide roster cuts and the start of the regular season in September.

The game takes place on Friday, Aug. 25 at 10 p.m. ET from Santa Clara, California, and it's likely both teams play a good chunk of their starters for at least the first quarter. Potentially even the first half before giving way to backups and roster hopefuls after halftime.

For those fans who are unable to attend the game live, we break down how you can watch, stream or listen to the game live this Friday evening.

What TV channel is the 49ers-Chargers preseason game on?

For San Francisco, KPIX 5 and The CW will broadcast the CBS-affiliated game in the greater Bay Area and other parts of Northern California.

For Los Angeles, CBS will broadcast the game in the Chargers' own local market in Southern California.

Additionally, out-of-market fans can tune into NFL Network to watch the game live.

How to stream the 49ers-Chargers preseason game

Bay Area fans can go to 49ers.com or download the official 49ers app to stream the game on their preferred devices.

NFL+ (subscription required) also broadcasts all preseason games live, while fuboTV offers a free seven-day trial for first-time users.

How to listen to the 49ers-Chargers preseason game on the radio

For fans who are unable to tune into the live television broadcast and aren't able to stream the game either, radio broadcasts are also a viable option.

The 49ers' radio broadcast can be heard on KGO 810 AM and 107.7 FM The Bone in the greater Bay Area. The Niners flagship radio station, KNBR 680 AM, will be broadcasting the San Francisco Giants game that evening.

ALT 98.7 FM will carry the Chargers' side of the broadcast in Southern California.

Fans can also listen to the game via NFL+.

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