Chelsea vs Brighton LIVE: Premier League oppdateringer

Chelsea vs Brighton LIVE: Premier League oppdateringer
Follow all the action from Stamford Bridge

Chelsea cruise to comfortable win over Brighton

Follow all the action as Chelsea host Brighton i Premier League tonight at Stamford Bridge. The introduction of second-half substitute Romelu Lukaku inspired Chelsea to claim a vital win after falling behind at Aston Villa on Boxing Day and Thomas Tuchel’s side know that they cannot afford any more slip-ups if they are to keep pace with Manchester City in the title race.

Liverpool’s defeat at Leicester last night means the Blues can move above Jurgen Klopp’s side into second with a win, ahead of the meeting between the two teams on Sunday. By, i mellomtiden, are closing in on a 10th consecutive victory and face Brentford away from home this evening as they look to maintain their six-point lead at the the top of the table.

Brighton ended their 11-match run without a win as they defeated Brentford 2-0 on Boxing Day thanks to goals from Leandro Trossard and Neal Maupay. The Seagulls secured a 0-0 draw on their visit to Stamford Bridge last season but are yet to defeat Chelsea in any of their eight attempts since returning to the Premier League. Follow live coverage of Chelsea vs Brighton below, plus updates from the later match between Manchester City and Brentford.

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FULL TIME: Chelsea 1-1 Brighton

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:24
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GOAL! Chelsea 1-1 Brighton (WELBECK 90’)

OH MY GOODNESS. What a header this is from Danny Welbeck, and what a moment this could be in the title race! Brighton have offered very little in these last 15 minutter, but Welbeck has risen wonderfully to beat Chalobah and Rudiger and meet Cucurella’s cross in front of the away end. Scenes amongst the visiting fans.

We’re into four added minutesand Chelsea desperately need a winner.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:20
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

89 minutter: Brilliant covering from Chalobah to slide in and win the ball back from Maupay as Brighton looked to break. Chelsea are almost there.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:19
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

87 minutter: Mount’s corner falls to Kovacic, who drags a shot wide, but Azpilicueta almost diverts it on target.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:17
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

86 minutter: Chance! Kovacic slips in Lukaku on the right channelhe opens up his body and goes for the far corner, but Burn makes an important challenge to block the shot.

En eller annen måte, a corner is not awarded, but Chelsea are awarded one after Kante’s shot is blocked by Burn.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:16
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

84 minutter: Chelsea’s fans are delaying the ball being thrown back into play. Brighton need to find their second wind, and quickly. Chelsea are closing in on back-to-back Premier League wins and it’s hard to escape the idea that they have weathered the worst of the storm.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:15
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

80 minutter: Mount and Bissouma are both booked after getting into a heated argument by the touchline.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:11
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

78 minutter: Lukk! Chelsea come forward to Kovacic, who rolls the ball into Lukaku in the box. He lays off Mount, whose shot deflects off Cucurella and goes behind for a corner.

Brighton have sent on Welbeck in search of an equaliser.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:09
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

77 minutter: Chelsea have settled down well and are beginning to string some passes together in midfield. Brighton are preparing their final two changesthey need something to relight their spark.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:08
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Chelsea 1-0 Brighton

73 minutter: Chance! From the free-kick, Mount finds a free Rudiger at the back post. He heads it across goal but Veltman is able to clear under pressure from Alonso.

Mount’s corner picks out Chalobah but his header is straight at Sanchez.

Jamie Braidwood29 desember 2021 21:03

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