Brighton vs Chelsea confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight
The Seagulls are in good form, and rallied from a goal down to rivals Crystal Palace to salvage a deserved point .
The Blues will hope to leapfrog Liverpool into second, while Graham Potter’s side will be looking to boost hopes of a place in Europe next season.
This game is being played tonight due to the European champions’ commitment to play in the Club World Cup, shifting from the original 8 February date, a move that Thomas Tuchel is struggling to come to terms with .
Here is everything you need to know:
When is it and what time is kick-off?
The match will get underway at 8pm GMT at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday 18 January.
How can I watch it online and on TV?
The match will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, coverage starts at 7:30pm and subscribers can stream the game on the move on mobile devices.
Brighton: Sanchez; Lamptey, Veltman, Webster, Burn, Cucurella; Gross, Alzate, Moder; Mac Allister, Welbeck
Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, T Silva, Rudiger; Hudson-Odoi, Jorginho, Kante, Alonso; Mount, Lukaku, Ziyech
This looks to be a close encounter which will test the character of the Blues coming off defeat, with Brighton likely to hold their own in possession and in good form themselves, we’ll opt for a 1-1 draw.