On the 18th of January, in this week 24 match, Brighton & Hove Albion will host Chelsea in a meeting of these two Premier League teams. In their last match, Brighton & Hove Albion recorded a 3-2 win against Everton. Alexis Mac Allister struck first for Brighton & Hove Albion in the 3rd minute, then Dan Burn added another in the 21st minute on a feed from Enock Mwepu. Brighton & Hove Albion is looking for direction having 2 win and 2 losses in their last 10 matches, while in Chelsea’s last match they recorded a 2-2 draw against Liverpool. Sadio Mané scored the first goal for Liverpool in the 9th minute, then Mohamed Salah added another in the 26th minute . With 17 points in their last 10 matches Chelsea should be reasonably happy with their performance.
In their last match together, in Stamford Bridge, Chelsea and Brighton & Hove Albion battled to a 1-1 draw. Romelu Lukaku scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 28th minute, then Danny Welbeck got the equalizer for Brighton & Hove Albion in the 1st minute of the second half’s stoppage time on a feed from Cucurella earning them at least the one point.
For Chelsea, their top scorers are Jorginho and Romelu Lukaku, each having 2 goals in their last 5 matches. Both Neal Maupay and Alexis Mac Allister have been the hottest scorers for Brighton & Hove Albion in the last five each having scored 2 goals each
Graham Potter’s Brighton & Hove Albion squad will be without Lewis Dunk and Jeremy Sarmiento, while Thomas Tuchel’s squad will be without N’Golo Kanté, Reece James, Timo Werner and Andreas Christensen.