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Chelsea v Brighton predictions, live stream options, team news, XIs

By Harry Edwards

Chelsea v Brighton predictions, live stream options, team news, XIs

Published: 11:11, 28 December 2021

Chelsea will be looking to build on their Boxing Day victory when they host Brighton at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday at 7:30pm (UK time).

The Blues came from behind to beat Aston Villa at the weekend to remain six points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City. It was their first win in three Premier League matches but did extend the Blues’ unbeaten league run to four games since losing 3-2 to West Ham earlier this month (two draws). Brighton also won at the weekend, beating Brentford 2-0 to end their 11-match wait for a league victory, and go into their final game of 2021 in ninth.

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Where to watch Chelsea vs Brighton on TV:

  • UK: Amazon Prime Video
  • US: Peacock

Chelsea team news

Chelsea were hit with more injury issues in their win over Aston Villa at the weekend, with Thiago Silva and N’Golo Kante both coming off in the second half. Neither will be available for Wednesday’s game, so Chelsea will have to rotate their already hampered squad. There could be a start for Romelu Lukaku though, after the Belgian made a scoring return from the bench against Aston Villa.

Chelsea predicted XI: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso; Mount, Lukaku, Hudson-Odoi.

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Brighton team news

Yves Bissouma is available for Brighton after serving suspension against Brentford and will return to the starting XI. Leandro Trossard is a doubt after picking up a thigh injury against Brentford but Brighton will definitely be without the likes of Lewis Dunk, Shane Duffy and Jurgen Locadia. Joel Veltman could return.

Brighton predicted XI: Sanchez; Lamptey, Webster, Burn, Cucurella; Bissouma; March, Mwepu, Groß, Moder; Maupay.

Premier League 2021/22 recent form:

  • Chelsea: WDDWL
  • Brighton: WLDDD

Scoreline prediction: Chelsea 2-0 Brighton

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