Brighton & Hove Albion v Chelsea: Premier League Match-day 14
The Amex Stadium sees Saturday action as Brighton take on Chelsea – 3:00pm GMT.
Chelsea to face ninth Brighton on Saturday at the Amex Stadium, with Graham Potter’s squad currently occupying fifth place in the League.
With the Premier League season well into its stride, Brighton & Hove Albion have managed to gain 15 points
Manchester City were beaten 3-1 at Etihad Stadium, the last time that Brighton played.
Also, Brighton need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded three losses in their last four meetings. With a ninth position in the league and 4 wins, 4 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 15 points in the League having won four games, drawn three meetings, and lost four games.
Playing at home, Brighton have won two fixtures, drawn two matches, and lost one game.
Victory for Brighton & Hove Albion would take their points tally to 18 so far this season.
Brighton are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Roberto De Zerbi is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players.
Chelsea go into this meeting with 21 points secured
Chelsea dropped points against Manchester United, only managing a 1-1 draw, having previously drawn 0-0 to Brentford, so the team will want to win this game to move their season forward.
Also, Chelsea keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last eight meetings is astonishing this season. Now they have 6 matches won, 2 games lost and 3 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifth place, with a total of 21 points having won six games, drawn three fixtures, and lost two meetings.
Chelsea’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Brighton. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three matches, drawn one game, and lost two fixtures.
A win in this fixture would take Chelsea’s points to 24 in the League.
Chelsea are likely to be missing five of their key players when they start Saturday’s game, due to injury and illness.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Chelsea – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Chelsea with a greater number of wins. In the last 12 meetings, they have enjoyed six wins, to Brighton’s one victory. Further, Chelsea have left Brighton with a win on five out of six games. The last time they played each other in this competition was January 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.
Other players of note for Brighton are Alexis MacAllister and Pascal Gross with five goals and three goals respectively and for Chelsea are Raheem Sterling and Jorginho with three goals each.