Chelsea Vs Brighton Matchday Preview provides insight and a rundown of how both clubs will face off later today in the Premier League.
Another one for Thomas Tuchel, who has just returned from a difficult match, and now they must go again in the hopes of making anything happen for them at their home stadium later today.
Brighton against Chelsea Many are unsure how this English Premier League match would play out, based on their encounter last season, which was far from convincing as the Blues battled against them.
The home team has more on the line if things don’t go their way, since the Premier League title is still in their grasp, with Manchester City not far behind at the top of the standings moving into the new year 2022.
CHELSEA VS BRIGHTON TEAM NEWS FOR THE MATCHDAY
The last time Chelsea and Brighton met in the Premier League was in a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge in the 2020-21 season, which wasn’t easy for the Blues after 90 minutes.
The Blues were able to command a 1-3 final result in the first leg of the match, giving them all three points away from home on that day, which started off not so well, but they were able to do the job before the final whistle.
Chelsea are coming off an impressive performance against Aston Villa in which they came from behind to win 1-3, with Jorginho scoring a brace and Romelu Lukaku also making it count in that match, which was extremely positive for them.
While Brighton and Hove Albion put up a strong performance against Brentford, winning 2-0 at home despite the newcomers proving challenging throughout the 90 minutes, forcing the home side to give it their all to get the job done.
INJURY UPDATE FOR CHELSEA VS BRIGHTON
Today brought more bad news as the Blues announced that Ben Chilwell will miss the rest of the season due to complications from his injury sustained during the match against Juventus.
Aside from that, there has been additional news about certain players returning to the club ahead of the Chelsea Vs Brighton English Premier League match, which will take place later today with everything on the line for them.
FORMATION AND LINEUP OF CHELSEA VS BRIGHTON
Reece James, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso; Hakim Ziyech, Mason Mount; Romelu Lukaku. Edouardy Mendy; Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger; Reece James, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso; Hakim Ziyech, Mason Mount; Romelu Lukaku.
KICK-OFF TIME FOR CHELSEA VS BRIGHTON
The match between Chelsea and Brighton will take place at Stamford Bridge at 20:30 UK time and 8:30 PM Nigeria time; you can also check your local time to see when the action will be broadcast.