Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata posted his picture carrying pouches of his Alice as they strolled in the streets of London. One player that has been particularly impressive of late is Willian.
Brighton have only scored once in the last six meetings.
Antonio Conte's side have been unable to live with Manchester City's relentless form this season although Chelsea's title defence has certainly not been anything like the disastrous one served up under Jose Mourinho in the 2015-16 campaign. "I think we were a bit unlucky with a few balls that were saved on the line", Courtois said. The Brazilian has come in for some criticism after a number of poor performances, but he has since come out fighting, scoring important goals and putting in hard-working displays.
Defender David Luiz is still ruled out and midfielder Charly Musonda is absent because of a groin problem. The Blues can be expected to get off to a fast start against Brighton and it will be hard for the visitors to keep them out.
'We could have won and should have won maybe but okay, we move on to the next game'. Chelsea are in need of a positive result and will have to get back to winning ways if they are to keep up with the rest of the top four, and Brighton in their current form shouldn't cause the Blues too much trouble. As squads go, Newcastle have the best of the three sides that were promoted last season, and yet they are struggling the most.
'They had eight or nine players in their box.
Chelsea vs Brighton and Hove Albion – Betting Tips and Predictions Posted by Vyom Chaudhary
Brighton have failed to win a match on Boxing day in their last 8 attempts. Perhaps a change in his fortunes will see the side rise even higher.
The Premier League champions will have club record signing and leading goalscorer Alvaro Morata back from suspension against the Seagulls.
Gross has been involved in nine Premier League goals this term (four goals and five assists), contributing four more than any of his team-mates. It could be a tricky game but Everton should have been a good warmup.
Eden Hazard to score two or more against Brighton is 13/2 with Paddy Power.
The sides are now separated by 18 points in the league, with Chelsea having won 12 games and Brighton five.
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