Brighton & Hove Albion hosts Chelsea at The American Express in a match from the 21th round
Brighton & Hove Albion hosts Chelsea at The American Express in a match from the 21th round of the Premier League. In our English Premier League predictions we will discuss this fixture with you, let’s go!
Brighton & Hove are preparing for this game in a pretty good mood after their win on Saturday. The Seagulls hosted Bournemouth at home and managed record a precious win, beating the Cherries with 2-0. Alireza Jahanbakhsh opened the score for Brighton & Hove after just three minutes of playing, while in the 79th minute the Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy put an end to the intrigue with a second goal in Aaron Ramsdale’s net.
Thanks to this win Brighton & Hove Albion are now 14th in the league with 23 points, currenly being 5 points ahead of the 18th Aston Villa and the relegation zone. This was the Seagulls’ just 6th win for the campaign so far, but a win they needed.
Against Chelsea on Wednesday Brighton & Hove Albion can’t rely on the injured Solomon March and Jose Izquierdo, who are not avaliable for selection.
Before facing Arsenal on Sunday, Chelsea were 4th in the Premier League with 32 points, but just one point ahead of the 5th Manchester United. The Blues lost three of their last four matches in the league, so now their presence in the Top 4 is under a question.
Chelsea are bit of enigma this season. They are managing to get some great results, but after this it happens to them to suffer a dissapointing defeat. What happened in the last two matches is a good example for this – Frank Lampard’s team beat Tottenham Hotspur away from home, but after this they suffered a defeat against Southampton at the Stamford Bridge. Against Brighton & Hove Chelsea will look for the win and that’s clear. Can they find consistency again?
That’s our English Premier League predictions for the game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea on Wednesday. The hosts won their last game in the league, but the Blues will look for redemption after their fiasco against Southampton at the Bridge.