West Ham United vs Chelsea
In that match, West Ham United had 34% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. The scorer for West Ham United was Tomáš Souček (5'). At the other end, Brighton & Hove Albion had 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Neal Maupay (89') was the scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that West Ham United have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that West Ham United have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals in the process.
Chelsea go into this game after a 1-2 Premier League win vs Watford in their last match.
In that game, Chelsea had 50% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For Chelsea, goals were scored by Mason Mount (30') and Hakim Ziyech (72'). On the other side, Watford had 13 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Emmanuel Dennis (44') was the scorer for Watford.
A series of very capable showings by the Chelsea defensive unit has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their past 6 fixtures overall. Over that same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 12. We will see whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Prediction Chelsea to win the match
Southampton vs Brighton
Southampton will play in this match after a 2-2 Premier League drawn result versus Leicester City.
In that game, Southampton managed 45% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. For Southampton, the goals were scored by Jan Bednarek (3') and Ché Adams (34'). Leicester City got 15 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Jonny Evans (22') and James Maddison (49') scored for Leicester City.
In their past six fixtures, Ralph Hasenhüttl's Southampton have scored 6 times - an average number of goals per match equal to 1.
Last time out, Brighton drew 1-1 in the Premier League tie with West Ham
In that game, Brighton & Hove Albion had 66% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Brighton & Hove Albion was Neal Maupay (89'). West Ham United had 14 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Tomáš Souček (5') scored for West Ham United.
Looking at their form, and Brighton have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in total. At the back, Brighton & Hove Albion can certainly do much better.
Prediction the match will end up draw
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