The Match Day 31 of English Premier League between Chelsea and Brighton ended with a result of 1:2. Chelsea was the first to score at the 13th minute thanks to C._Gallagher, leading to a 1:0 score. However, D._Welbeck from Brighton managed to even things up at the 42nd minute with a goal that leveled the playing field again. The match was decided in favour of Brighton when J._Enciso scored at 69th minute, making it 1:2 for Brighton and ending the match with this result.
Kepa Arrizabalaga (rating 8)
Robert Sánchez (rating 6.3)
H. Ziyech (C. Pulisic, 56)
J. Enciso (J. Veltman, 28)
The match between Chelsea and Brighton was a close one, with Chelsea having 42% of ball possession and Brighton 58%. Despite this, Chelsea had more shots on target with 8 compared to Brighton’s 24. The most active player in terms of the number of shots was Mykhaylo Mudryk from Chelsea, while the best in hits on goal was Julio Enciso from Brighton. In total, both teams managed to hit 9 goals each. It was an intense match that could have gone either way!
Benoît Badiashile from Chelsea had an impressive 82% pass accuracy with 56 total passes, while Lewis Dunk from Brighton had an even more impressive 88% pass accuracy with 92 total passes. Ben Chilwell of Chelsea made 2 key passes, while Solly March of Brighton made 3 key passes. These results show just how important accurate passing can be in the game of football.
Chelsea and Brighton have both had their defensive lines tested this season. Chelsea have managed to come out on top with a total of 12 interceptions, with Conor Gallagher leading the way with 3. Brighton have managed only 2 interceptions, with Moisés Caicedo having the most at 1. Chelsea also had 4 interceptions, again with Conor Gallagher leading the way at 3, while Lewis Dunk was able to manage 1 for Brighton. It is clear that Chelsea’s defense has been more effective this season in preventing their opponents from advancing upfield.
When it comes to competing for the ball in a face-to-face battle, two players have emerged as the clear leaders in their respective teams. Trevoh Chalobah of Chelsea leads with six successful fights for the ball, while Moisés Caicedo of Brighton is close behind with twelve. They are both formidable opponents who can be relied upon to bring a physical presence and determination to the field every game. With such impressive stats, these two players are sure to be stars on their respective teams for years to come.
- C. Gallagher (Chelsea) at 45 minute
- T. Chalobah (Chelsea) at 51 minute
- J. Veltman (Brighton) at 4 minute
- R. Sanchez (Brighton) at 77 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Chelsea – LLDLD
- Brighton – WLWDW
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (30, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (23, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (18, Brentford)
- Marcus Rashford (15, Manchester United)
- Ollie Watkins (14, Aston Villa)
- Chelsea will play with Manchester United. April 22 at 16:30 (UTC), on Old Trafford.
- Brighton will play with Manchester City. April 23 at 15:30 (UTC), on The American Express Community Stadium.