English Premier League

Brighton vs Chelsea 2023-24 English Premier League

  • 90'+7': Danny Welbeck
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  • 34': Cole Palmer
  • 64': Christopher Nkunku
  • Red Card 88': Reece James

Chelsea climb to sixth with 2-1 win over Brighton

Cole Palmer and Christopher Nkunku struck either side of halftime to earn Chelsea a 2-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion on Wednesday, sending the London club into the final day of the Premier League season in sixth place.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 29': Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 34': Goal! Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Chelsea 1. Cole Palmer (Chelsea) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Marc Cucurella with a cross.
  • 42': Substitution, Chelsea. Christopher Nkunku replaces Mykhailo Mudryk because of an injury.
  • 45'+10': First Half ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Chelsea 1.
  • 45': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Valentín Barco replaces Lewis Dunk because of an injury.
  • 45': Second Half begins Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Chelsea 1.
  • 64': Goal! Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Chelsea 2. Christopher Nkunku (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Malo Gusto.
  • 69': Substitution, Chelsea. Raheem Sterling replaces Noni Madueke.
  • 69': Substitution, Chelsea. Reece James replaces Malo Gusto.
  • 70': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Carlos Baleba replaces Billy Gilmour.
  • 70': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Danny Welbeck replaces Facundo Buonanotte.
  • 77': Raheem Sterling (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 79': Moisés Caicedo (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 81': Bart Verbruggen (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 85': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Odeluga Offiah replaces Tariq Lamptey.
  • 85': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Ansu Fati replaces Julio Enciso.
  • 88': Reece James (Chelsea) is shown the red card for violent conduct.
  • 90': Substitution, Chelsea. Thiago Silva replaces Nicolas Jackson.
  • 90'+7': Goal! Brighton and Hove Albion 1, Chelsea 2. Danny Welbeck (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by João Pedro with a cross.
  • 90'+9': Substitution, Chelsea. Cesare Casadei replaces Cole Palmer.
  • 90'+9': Substitution, Chelsea. Lesley Ugochukwu replaces Conor Gallagher because of an injury.
  • 90'+11': Second Half ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 1, Chelsea 2.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: American Express Stadium
Location: Falmer, England
Attendance: 31,555

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+62 Manchester City 38 91 3
+62 Arsenal 38 89 5
+45 Liverpool 38 82 4
+15 Aston Villa 38 68 10
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Statistics

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14 Fouls 13
2 Yellow Cards 2
1 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 1
6 Corner Kicks 4
1 Saves 4
45.3 Possession 54.7
14 SHOTS 12
6 ON GOAL 2
0.4 On Target % 0.2
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
430 Accurate Passes 503
474 Passes 555
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
3 Accurate Crosses 12
14 Crosses 31
0.2 Cross % 0.4
37 Long Balls 26
10 Accurate Long Balls 16
0.3 Long Balls % 0.6
4 Blocked Shots 3
9 Effective Tackles 6
14 Tackles 17
0.6 Tackle % 0.4
5 Interceptions 5
33 Effective Clearances 11
33 Clearances 11

Line-Ups

BHA Brighton & Hove Albion (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Bart Verbruggen (GK) Yellow Card
5 Lewis Dunk Yellow Card
4 Adam Webster
3 Igor Julio
2 Tariq Lamptey
10 Julio Enciso
11 Billy Gilmour
13 Pascal Groß
9 João Pedro
24 Simon Adingra
40 Facundo Buonanotte

CHE Chelsea (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
28 Djordje Petrovic (GK)
5 Benoît Badiashile
14 Trevoh Chalobah
3 Marc Cucurella
27 Malo Gusto
20 Cole Palmer
23 Conor Gallagher
25 Moisés Caicedo Yellow Card
15 Nicolas Jackson
10 Mykhailo Mudryk
11 Noni Madueke

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