The current Premier League champions Chelsea are about to host the recently promoted side Brighton & Hove Albion on the Boxing Day fixture at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Reportedly, Chelsea have settled for a draw against Everton in their last away Premier League fixture. As a result, they can already find themselves sixteen points behind the present league leaders Manchester City. So, Antonio Conte might consider their title race to be ended if his side lose any more point from here. On the other hand, Brighton & Hove Albion have had an impressive campaign so far being promoted into the elite division of English football as they can find themselves on the twelfth place on the table. So, Chelsea will definitely be keen on securing a victory, on the other hand, the away side are expected to give them a hard fight on the night.
Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion Team News:
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will be looking forward to rotating his squad as he has shown his mentality earlier this game. On the other hand, Brighton & Hove Albion’s man-in-charge Chris Hughton might not be looking for any major changes in his team following their last win over Watford.
Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion Possible Line-ups:
Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion Key Players:
For Chelsea, Eden Hazard will definitely be a threat to the opposing defence. The presence of Cesc Fabregas in the midfield and his long balls can create some serious dangers in the opponent half. Apart from that, Alvaro Morata can also ask some serious question to the away team. On the other hand, for Brighton & Hove Albion, the forward Tommer Hemed can be a factor to the Chelsea defence.
Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion Head-To-Head:
|Team||Played||Win||Draw||Lose||Score||Goals Scored||Goals Allowed|
|Brighton & Hove Albion||1||1||0||0||03:01||3||1|
Chelsea Latest Form (All Competitions): L-W-W-W-D
Brighton & Hove Albion Latest Form (All Competitions): L-L-L-D-W
Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion Betting Odds (Bet365):
Chelsea – 1.18
Draw – 8.00
Brighton & Hove Albion – 19.00
Live Streaming Link:
The game is scheduled for Saturday, 26th December 2017 from 08:30 PM IST and will be telecast on Star Sports Select 2 and Star Sports Select HD2 for Indian viewers. However, for online streaming links send us a message on our official Facebook page.