Live score updates for Chelsea vs Brighton: Premier League match news, team news, and TV channel start time

On Wednesday night, Chelsea hosts Brighton in a difficult fixture. If they want to keep their title challenge alive, Thomas Tuchel's team will need to win.

Live score updates for Chelsea vs Brighton: Premier League match news, team news, and TV channel start time

After disappointing draws against Wolves, Everton and Wolves, they returned to winning ways with Aston Villa. Romelu Lukaku scored a crucial goal to bring Romelu back to form.

Brighton is currently 11th in the Premier League and will be re-entering the top 10 with any points from Stamford Bridge.

They beat Brentford 2-0 on Boxing Day to win their first game since September.

Chelsea has not beaten Brighton since 1933, the first ever meeting between the two teams. Graham Potter's team managed to draw the match at Stamford Bridge last season, 0-0.

News from the team

Chelsea suffered a setback on Boxing Day when N'Golo Kante sustained another knee injury. Thiago Silva, who was injured due to a hamstring problem, is also doubtful. However, Kante did train on Tuesday.

Ruben LoftusCheek could be back, but Tuesday's announcement confirmed that Ben Chilwell would need surgery to repair the ACL injury sustained against Juventus in November.

Yves Bissouma is back from suspension for Brighton but forward Leandro Trssard has his own hamstring issues.

Captain Lewis Dunk remains out.

Television channel

The game will be shown on Amazon Prime Video in the UK.

The rights to broadcast in the United States are held by NBC/NBCSN.

Start time

Kick-off takes place at 19.30 in the UK, which is 14.30 (ET in the United States).

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