Chelsea predicted lineup vs Brighton: Preview, Latest Team News, Prediction and Livestream- Gameweek 23, Premier League 2021/22
With the Premier League title now looking like an unreachable goal, Chelsea take on Brighton hoping to consolidate their place in the top 4. To see if they can get a step closer to sealing their place in the Champions League next season, we at Alley Sport bring you the Chelsea predicted lineup vs Brighton: Preview, Latest Team News, Prediction and Livestream from this exciting Gameweek 23 clash in the Premier League 21/22 season.
Chelsea vs Brighton Preview and Livestream
Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea looked to be the in-form team early in the campaign and with the addition of the supposed ‘missing piece’ in the form of Romelu Lukaku, they were set to seriously challenge on all fronts. However, the Belgian has faded away since and so have Chelsea, sitting a disappointing 10 points off top spot in the league at the midway point of the season. A lot of close results have not gone the way of the Blues in recent times. The loss of key players to injury and COVID has dealt further blows to their hopes. A Champions League place now looks the most likely aspiration for the Blues this campaign.
Brighton, on the other hand, have had a relatively impressive campaign so far. Sitting pretty in the top half, Graham Potter’s men have played some smooth football in almost all their games. Chelsea will be a big scalp if they do manage to beat the Blues and will surely give them even more confidence for a surprise European push.
Chelsea vs Brighton kicks off at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Engalnd on Tuesday, 18th January, 2022 at 8:00 PM GMT. This means that the game kicks off at 1:00 PM EST and 10:00 AM PST on the same day- 18th January. The fans in India will see the game begin at 1:30 AM IST on the next day- 19th January, 2022.
The match will be broadcast live on BT Sport channels in the United Kingdom, who are the official broadcasters and will be available for live stream on Amazon Prime. The telecasting rights of the Premier League in the USA lies with Peacock and NBC and for fans in India, the PL is broadcasted on the Star Entertainment Network, including the Star Sports Select HD channels, and will be streaming live on Disney+ Hotstar App on iOS and Android.
Chelsea Team News vs Brighton
Injuries and COVID: Chelsea are the victims of bad luck in the form of the ACL injury to Ben Chilwell, who is ruled out for the season, with Chelsea now keenly targeting a replacement. Reece James faces a race to make a comeback.
AFCON: Edouard Mendy is currently on international duty with Senegal and will miss the match.
Chelsea predicted lineup vs Brighton
Here’s our Chelsea predicted lineup vs Brighton:
GK: Kepa Arrizabalaga
CB: Cesar Azpilicueta
CB: Antonio Rudiger
CB: Andreas Christensen
LWB: Marcos Alonso
CM: N’Golo Kante
RWB: Callum Hudson-Odoi
CAM: Timo Werner
CAM: Mason Mount
ST: Romelu Lukaku
Chelsea vs Brighton Prediction
Chelsea are in decent form coming into the match, having sealed progress to the League Cup final last week. Brighton too have had a long break but were going about their business quietly before. We thus predict Brighton to give a tough fight, but Chelsea to come out in the end with a comfortable 3-1 victory.
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