Brighton vs Chelsea - Can Blues regain scoring touch on the South coast?

Chelsea's Italian head coach Antonio Conte gestures on the touchline during their English Premier League match against Leicester City at Stamford Bridge in London

Brighton vs Chelsea - Can Blues regain scoring touch on the South coast?

Brighton have lost their last seven games against Chelsea in all competitions, failing to score in six of them.

"He is in the squad and he has to continue to improve and to continue to work with us".

Just over three weeks ago was the last time the two sides collided, with Conte's men running out 2-0 victors courtesy of goals from Morata and Marcos Alonso. Having set up with negative tactics to take appoint, Brighton left with a negative result as the better Albion on the day claimed all three points. In addition to that, I also like the bet for both teams not to score since I don't think Brighton have what it takes to score against Chelsea.

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Ross Barkley, Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas are all doubts.

The hosts have the luxury of being able to call on a almost full squad, with only Steve Sidwell unavailable as he faces a sustained period on the sidelines with a long-term ankle injury.

With Chelsea's protests turned away for VAR replays, Willian was denied a penalty before both Pedro then Alvaro Morata were sent off for two bookable offences each. However, only bottom club Swansea have scored fewer league goals than Brighton's 17 this season.

Chris Hughton's side will begin the weekend in 16th, just three points above the drop zone. With a woeful record on the road, home form has been vital in keeping the Seagulls in mid-table for the majority of this campaign, however, 5 of their remaining 8 home games will be against sides placed 8th or higher in the table. We know we are more likely to get points at home than away, we have had some difficulties away from home, this is the next opportunity we have. Pedro and Alvaro Morata copping one-match suspensions thanks to a couple poor decisions only adds to Chelsea's concerns.

My task, my first target is to do the best for the player and the team, not to make every single player happy.

"The Chelsea-consider-shock-loan-Peter-Crouch.html" Daily MailChelsea-consider-shock-loan-Peter-Crouch.html" says the Blues are keeping an eye on Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke, despite his lack of goals in the Premier League this season.

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