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GRAHAM POTTER will return to Brighton for the first time since he departed the club to join Chelsea earlier this season.
Graham Potter and Marc Cucurella will face their former club Brighton this weekendCredit: PA
Potter, on the other hand, is unbeaten since his arrival at Stamford Bridge and will be looking to build on Chelsea’s good form after securing qualification from the group stages in the Champions League.
It remains to be seen as to what sort of reception the Englishman will receive upon his return to Brighton, but the match promises to be an entertaining affair.
When is Brighton vs Chelsea?
- Brighton and Hove Albion host Chelsea on Saturday, October 29.
- The match is scheduled to kick off at 3pm UK time.
- The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton will host the clash and can hold up to 31,800 fans.
Mateo Kovacic scored against RB Salzburg as Chelsea qualified from their Champions League group in midweekCredit: Rex
Chelsea beat RB Salzburg to qualify from their group in the Champions LeagueCredit: Rex
What TV channel is Brighton vs Chelsea on and can I live stream it?
- Unfortunately, the match will not be broadcast live in the UK due to it being a 3pm kick-off in the Premier League.
What is the team news?
Joel Veltman and Adam Lallana face a race against time to return to action for the Seagulls as Kaoru Mitoma remains a doubt.
Levi Colwill will be unable to feature as a loan player from Chelsea, with Billy Gilmour potentially making an appearance against his former club.
Chelsea will be without longer-term absentees N’Golo Kante, Reece James and Wesley Fofana for the trip to Brighton.
Kalidou Koulibaly is also a doubt after missing Chelsea’s victory in Salzburg in midweek after sustaining a knee injury, with Mateo Kovacic forced off injured in the fixture also.
- Brighton to win 19/10
- Draw 23/10
- Chelsea to win 6/4
*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication