Chelsea vs Brighton: Match Preview, Team News and Prediction

English Premier League

Chelsea will take on Brighton & Hove Albion as both team will like to find their winning ways at Stanford Bridge on Saturday.

For the first time since 1993, Chelsea have failed to score in four consecutive match across all competitions. Blues lost 3:0 against Real Madrid in the first-leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday. They are currently sitting at 11th position in the Premier League Table.

On the other hand, Brighton lost 2:1 against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend. The Seagulls are sitting in 7th position in the Premier League Table.

Chelsea Premier League Form: W D L D L

Brighton Premier League Form: D W D W L

CHELSEA VS BRIGHTON: TEAM NEWS

Chelsea Team News

Thiago Silva, Cesar Azpilicueta and Mason Mount all returned to match day squad in midweek after being sidelined with respective injuries. They will be available for selection against Brighton.

However, Kalidou Koulibaly pulled up a muscle problem against Real and has emerged as a doubt for Saturday. However, Dennis Zakaria, Conor Gallagher and Ruben Loftus-Cheek will also be back for contention.

Chelsea’s Possible Line-up

Kepa Arrizabalaga, Reece James, Wesley Fofana, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, Mateo Kovacic, Enzo Fernandez, Mason Mount, Raheem Sterling, Kai Havertz, João Felix

Brighton Team News

As for Brighton, Chelsea loane Levi Colwell, Adam Lallana, Jeremy Sarmiento and Jakub Moder remain out due to injury. But Former Chelsea youngster Tariq Lamptey will be assessed before kickoff due to knee injury.

Brighton’s Possible Line-up

Jason Steele, Joel Veltman, Adam Webster, Lewis Dunk, Pervis Estupinan, Moises Caicedo, Pascal Gross, Solly March, Alexis Mac Allister, Kaoru Mitoma, Evan Ferguson

OUR PREDICTION

Chelsea 0:2 Brighton

With recent form, Seagulls will triumph over the struggling Chelsea side on Saturday. New interim manager of Blues Frank Lampard will have a tough in his hand for rest of the season.

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