Checkout Brighton vs Chelsea: Match Updates & Prediction
Finally the 2020/2021 Premier league season resumed yesterday with a match opener between Fulham and Arsenal which ended well for the north London side, the match day one of the season. Will end between Brighton vs Chelsea on Monday evening.
Brighton vs Chelsea team news and injury update
Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, believes his personal touch saw him snatching Timo Werner from Liverpool’s grasp.
German international Werner was heavily linked with the Premier League champions, but eventually moved to Stamford Bridge in a £53 million deal.
The Blues have spent over £200 million improving their squad this summer and every new signing has highlighted Lampard’s influence as crucial to their signature.
Werner is in line to make his debut against Brighton in the Premier League on Monday and Lampard admits it was pleasing to win the race to sign the German.
Lampard on Werner Transfer to Chelsea
“You understand when it is the competition with the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City that you need to state your best case to the player.
“With a player like Timo (Werner), we were very, very keen to bring him in. He needs to feel that from us. I loved everything he said to me in those kinds of conversations.
Brighton vs Chelsea prediction
A former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker, Michael Owen, has predicted that Chelsea will beat Brighton when both sides clash in Monday’s Premier League opener at the Amex Stadium.
Chelsea and Brighton played a 1-1 draw in a pre-season friendly last Saturday. “Brighton is set for a pretty solid season in my opinion,” Owen wrote in his column for BetVictor.
“All eyes will be on Frank Lampard and his [Chelsea] team as he looks to bed everyone in quickly, so that they can hit the ground running from the start of the season.
“It is hard to see beyond a comprehensive victory for Frank Lampard’s Blues in this one, and I am going for a 3-1 win to Chelsea.”
The match between Brighton vs Chelsea is scheduled at 8:15 pm on Monday.