chelsea.jpg
Getty Images

The Premier League is back in action on Wednesday.

Who's Playing

  • Brighton & Hove Albion @ Chelsea
  • Current Records: Brighton & Hove Albion 5-4-8; Chelsea 12-2-5

What to Know

After a two-game homestand, Brighton & Hove Albion will be on the road. They and Chelsea are meeting up for their first leg of the season at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge. Both clubs have allowed few goals on average (Brighton one, Chelsea 0.68), so any goals scored will be well earned.

Brighton kept a clean sheet against Brentford on Sunday and took the matchup 2-0. The Brighton & Hove Albion offense checked out after the first half but had enough goals banked to take the contest anyway.

Meanwhile, it was all tied up 1-1 at the half for Chelsea and Aston Villa on Sunday, but Chelsea stepped up in the second half for a 3-1 win.

Brighton is now 5-4-8 while Chelsea sits at 12-2-5. Brighton is 2-1-1 after wins this year, Chelsea 5-2-4.

Craving even more coverage of the world's game? Listen below and follow ¡Qué Golazo! A Daily CBS Soccer Podcast where we take you beyond the pitch and around the globe for commentary, previews, recaps and more.

How To Watch

  • Who: Chelsea vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
  • When: Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Stamford Bridge
  • Live stream: Peacock
  • Caesars Sportsbook odds: Chelsea -245; Draw +355; Brighton +750

Series History

Chelsea won six meetings and tied two meetings in their last eight contests with Brighton & Hove Albion.

  • Apr 20, 2021 - Brighton & Hove Albion 0 vs. Chelsea 0
  • Sep 14, 2020 - Chelsea 3 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion 1
  • Jan 01, 2020 - Chelsea 1 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion 1
  • Sep 28, 2019 - Chelsea 2 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion 0
  • Apr 03, 2019 - Chelsea 3 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion 0
  • Dec 16, 2018 - Chelsea 2 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion 1
  • Jan 20, 2018 - Chelsea 4 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion 0
  • Dec 26, 2017 - Chelsea 2 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion 0