[Teams] Brighton vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups From The Amex Stadium

By on December 16, 2018


Chelsea will be looking to maintain their place in the top four with a win at Brighton & Hove Albion this afternoon. 

Maurizio Sarri has made wholesale changes from the side that drew at Vidi in midweek with Kepa returning in goal while Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, David Luiz and Marcos Alonso all come in to the back four.

N’Golo Kante and Jorginho replace Cesc Fabregas and Ross Barkley in midfield while Mateo Kovacic is passed fit to start after recovering from a knock. Pedro and Willian join Eden Hazard in attack.

Alvaro Morata isn’t in the squad due to injury while Olivier Giroud must make do with a place on the bench alongside the likes of Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Andreas Christensen.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:


Ryan; Montoya, Balogun, Dunk, Bernardo; Knockaert, Pröpper, Stephens, March; Gross; Murray.

Subs: Saltor, Bong, Kayal, Bissouma, Locadia, Andone, Steele


Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rüdiger, David Luiz, Marcos Alonso; Kanté, Jorginho, Kovacic; Pedro, Hazard, Willian.

Subs: Fabregas, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Caballero, Giroud, Christensen, Emerson Palmieri


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