Brighton Hove Albion vs Chelsea
Brighton will be looking for an improved result here following the 3-1 Premier League defeat in their last game at the hands of Manchester City.
In that match, Brighton & Hove Albion had 52% possession and 8 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion was Leandro Trossard (53'). At the other end, Manchester City had 10 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Erling Haaland (22', 43') and Kevin De Bruyne (75') scored for Manchester City.
Fixtures featuring Brighton & Hove Albion have tended to be lively encounters recently with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a grand total of 20 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 9 of these coming from Brighton & Hove Albion.
Chelsea head into the encounter following a 1-2 Champions League win with the eclipse of Red Bull Salzburg in their previous fixture.
In that game, Chelsea managed 71% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 11 on target. For Chelsea, goals were scored by Mateo Kovačić (23') and Kai Havertz (64'). On the other side, Red Bull Salzburg had 16 shots on goal with 7 on target. Junior Chukwubuike Adamu (48') was the scorer for Red Bull Salzburg.
A sequence of resolute performances from the Chelsea defenders has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 2 from their last 6 outings combined. In that period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 10. That kind of pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward here. Prediction: Brighton Hove Albion to win the game.
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