2019/20 English Premier League
Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea
Match Day 21
The American Express Community Stadium
Wednesday, 1 January 2020
Kick-off is at 14h30
Brighton and Hove Albion will face Chelsea in an English Premier League match at The American Express Community Stadium on January 1.
This will be the sixth meeting between the two teams in the English Premier League era.
Chelsea have dominated this fixture having recorded five wins against Brighton.
The Blues won the last league meeting between the two teams on the 28th of September 2019.
Chelsea brushed aside Brighton 2-0 in a match which was played at the Stamford Bridge Stadium.
Pascal Gross, the Brighton midfielder, is keen to help his side retain its status in the English Premier League.
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“We have had some good wins, and it was a big relief when we managed to secure our Premier League status for another year," Gross said.
"Because we struggling in the second half of the season. It was all about staying in the league, which was the biggest relief for me."
Meanwhile, Brighton are hoping to retain their status in the English Premier League for the third year running.
The Seagulls will look to their main striker Neal Maupay, who has had a good debut season in the top-flight league.
On the other hand, Chelsea are hoping to secure a top-four finish in the English Premier League in the current season.
They will be banking on talented striker Tammy Abraham's scoring ability when they lock horns with Brighton.
Head-to-Head (Last Five Premier League Matches)
Matches - 5
Brighton wins - 0
Chelsea wins - 5
Draws - 5
Premier League Match Day 21 Fixtures
Wednesday, January 1
14h30: Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea
14h30: Burnley v Aston Villa
17h00: Newcastle United v Leicester City
17h00: Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur
17h00: Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers
19h30: Manchester City v Everton
19h30: Norwich City v Crystal Palace
19h30: West Ham United v AFC Bournemouth
22h00: Arsenal v Manchester United
Thursday, January 2
22h00: Liverpool FC v Sheffield United
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