Brighton v Chelsea match Preview and Predictions 16th December 2018

Time: 16.30

 

Brighton entertains former English Champions Chelsea in matchday 17 of the English Premier League both sides keen to get the maximum points.

Brighton will be counting on their native home support to get the job done against the formidable Chelsea side who come knocking at their doorstep.

Chris Hutton charges head into the match hoping bounce back from their 1-0 bitter defeat to Burnley in their latest English Premier League encounter and get the job done in an encounter that will be tough.

The home side has registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, one draw and suffered one defeat in their last five matches and their manager will be keen to see his side to on their performance.

The hosts currently lie 13th in the English Premier League with 21 points from 16 matches played and a win in the coming clash could see them climb up to the top half of the table depending on other results.

Chelsea travels to Brighton hoping to bag the maximum points in a tricky trip against the unpredictable Brighton side.

Chelsea head into the match buoyed by their 2-0 massive win over reigning Champions Man City in their last English Premier League encounter and will target a similar performance.

Maurizio Sarri charges head into the match in decent form having won three and lost two of their last English Premier League matches and the Italian tactician will be demanding more stability from his charges.

The Blues currently lie 4th in the English Premier League table with 34 points from 16 matches played and a win in the coming clash could see them climb up to 3rd in the English Premier League standings.

Brighton will be counting on English attacker Glenn Murray to fire them past the Blues who will seek inspiration from Belgian hitman Eden Hazard to get the job done.

Head to Head

Chelsea has won two while Brighton has won one of the last five matches between the two sides.

Tip

Chelsea win

Stake

Medium

Odds

1.48

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