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Brighton vs Chelsea Jan 18, 2022 Match Preview and Stats



Thomas Tuchel might be adamant that his Chelsea aspect bounce again from the weekend’s defeat to Manchester Metropolis with all three factors in opposition to Brighton & Hove Albion on Tuesday night time.

The Stamford Bridge aspect now sit 13 factors off Pep Guardiola’s reigning champions and positively can’t afford to drop any extra factors this season.

Unlucky for the Chelsea supervisor, his aspect stays decimated by accidents throughout the complete pitch.

In defence, Tuchel stays with out Reece James, Ben Chilwell and Trevor Chalobah by way of harm and central defender Andreas Christensen stays in isolation with COVID. The membership are additionally with out Edouard Mendy, who remains to be away on worldwide responsibility.

The Chelsea supervisor is prone to make some modifications in midfield too, the place Mason Mount and Jorginho are prone to return to the beginning XI in a single kind or one other.

Equally, Tuchel could flip to compatriots Kai Havertz or Timo Werner to offer some tempo and leading edge in assault for Romelu Lukaku, who looked notably isolated against Man City at the weekend.

How Chelsea might line up in opposition to Brighton

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