Europe Champions Chelsea are set to bounce back to winning ways against Brighton after losing by a goal to nil at the Etihad Stadium to Manchester City which is likely to end their Premier League title hopes this season.
Host team - Brighton ahead of this clash will a very tough opponents having lost twice in their last 10 outings in the Premier League. And after drawing against Chelsea at Stamford, they highly spirited as they beat Everton afterward and a draw against Crystal Palace on away.
And looking at both teams' last five meetings, Brighton has a way of twisting Chelsea's arm at the end of the 90 minutes with four draws and a loss.
Coach Garry Potter is missing four players ahead of this class at the Amex Stadium today the likes of Yves Bissouma for International duty, Enock Mwepu, Jeremy Sarmiento, and Lewis Dunk are all due to injury. Former Chelsea player Tariq Lamptey may return to starting line-up after starting from the bench against Crystal Palace, Danny Welbeck will be counting on starting this time around against the Blues after equalising at Stamford Bridge.
Brighton possible line-up:
GK.- Robert Sánchez
DF.- Tariq Lamptey, Adam Webster, Dan Burn, Marc Cucurella
MF.- Pascal Groß, Adam Lallana, Alexis MacAllister, Jakub Moder
F.- Leandro Trossard, Neal Maupay
Chelsea boss - Thomas Tuchel is still missing out on James Reece, Ben Chilwell, Andreas Christensen, and Trevor Chalobah to injury as well as Edouard Mendy for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
So his likey to name this squad in today's game with a little shuffle - Jorginho, Mount, Werner, and Harvetz all starting.
GK.- Kepa Arrizabalaga
DF.- Antonio Rüdiger, Thiago Silva, Malang Sarr
MF.- Marcos Alonso, Jorginho, N'golo Kante, César Azpilicueta
F.- Mason Mount, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz
What do you think will be the outcome of this match which is scheduled to take place at exactly 8:00 pm GMT today?.
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