Chelsea vs. Brighton Preview (What To Know Before Betting)
Chelsea vs. Brighton
Seeking relief from their recent Premier League challenges, Chelsea will host Brighton & Hove Albion in the EFL Cup on Wednesday.
In their last outings, Chelsea faced a 1-0 home defeat to Aston Villa, whereas the high-flying Seagulls secured a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth.
Chelsea’s season took another downturn as they suffered yet another frustrating loss at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, with Malo Gusto’s red card in the 58th minute paving the way for Ollie Watkins’s 73rd-minute decisive goal.
Under Mauricio Pochettino’s leadership, Chelsea has now lost three of their six Premier League matches in the 2023-24 season, managing only one win in the process. In terms of Premier League goals, Chelsea ranks among the lowest, with only Luton Town and Burnley scoring fewer goals than their five this season.
What to remember – Chelsea vs. Brighton
Considering Chelsea’s recent struggles and Brighton’s impressive form, it appears to be another challenging evening ahead for Pochettino’s squad.
Brighton’s impressive goal-scoring record of 20 goals in seven matches across all competitions this season suggests that the Seagulls are poised for another high-scoring triumph at Stamford Bridge.
Betting tip for Chelsea vs. Brighton
Our expert tipster partners anticipate that there will be fewer than 3.5 goals in this match.