Chelsea meet stubborn Brighton & Hove Albion

Chelsea will make one last appearance in the current year. The English top club will close the first half of the season with a home game against the sturdy Brighton & Hove Albion. Both clubs traditionally also came in action on Boxing Day and managed to grab three points. The Blues took three points by winning 1-3 against Aston Villa, while the visitors won 2-0 against Brentford.

Chelsea is title contender

Chelsea is currently in 3rd place in the Premier League with 41 points from 19 games. The London club won 12 games and lost only two. The gap to frontrunner Manchester City is only six points, so the team can still be seen as a title contender. Chelsea is unbeaten for six consecutive games, but only two of the last four games were won. By the way, to watch live broadcasts and make bets, you should download IPL betting apps.


After draws against Everton (1-1) and Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-0), they did win 2-0 against Brentford (EFL Cup) and 1-3 against Aston Villa. At home, Chelsea won three of the last four duels against Brighton & Hove Albion. Last season, however, the team came no further than a scoreless draw against the upcoming opponent.

Brighton & Hove Albion hoping for a stunt

Brighton & Hove Albion is in 9th place in the Premier League with 23 points from 17 games. The team has settled in the middle of the table and is experiencing a somewhat dull season. After a dream start to the season, things deteriorated quickly. In eight of the last 13 games, the club did not get further than a draw. Brighton & Hove Albion, after a draw against Leicester City in the EFL Cup, was beaten 2-3 after extension. Brighton & Hove Albion lost only one of the last five games, but it also won only once. On Boxing Day, the team finally picked up three points again by winning 2-0 against Brentford. The victory came as a godsend, after losing 0-1 to Wolverhampton Wanderers a week earlier. In 2012 Brighton & Hove Albion last won against Chelsea, but that was in a friendly match (3-1).


  1. Chelsea is in 3rd place in the Premier League with 41 points.
  2. Chelsea is unbeaten for six consecutive matches.
  3. Chelsea won 1-3 at Aston Villa at the weekend.
  4. Chelsea won three of last four home games against Brighton & Hove Albion.
  5. Brighton & Hove Albion is in 9th place in the Premier League with 23 points.
  6. Brighton & Hove Albion never won at Chelsea.
  7. Brighton & Hove Albion lost one of the last five games.
  8. Brighton & Hove Albion won one of the last 13 games.

Quotations from, the legal online bookmaker, will also offer betting on sports on the match between Chelsea and Brighton & Hove Albion. The most popular bets are listed below:

  1. Chelsea win: 1.42 euros.
  2. Draw: 4.60 euros.
  3. Brighton & Hove Albion wins: 8.50 euros.
  4. Minimum of 2.5 goals: 1.86 euro.
  5. Mount scores: 2.95 euro.
  6. Chelsea scores in 1st half: 1.55 euro.
  7. Both clubs score: 2.10 euro.

Who will win?


Chelsea is having a fine first half of the season and, with a win, can still hold out hope for the title. The London club has more quality on all fronts. However, Brighton & Hove Albion is difficult to beat and king equalizer in the Premier League. Nevertheless, expect a relatively easy win for the home team.