Chelsea vs Brighton – Premier League: Live rating and updates


Follow Mail Sport’s reside weblog for the most recent rating, crew information and updates as Chelsea host Brighton and Hove Albion within the Premier League plus updates from the opposite 2pm kick-offs together with Liverpool vs Fulham. 

03 Dec 202313:53

Cole Palmer OUT of Chelsea’s beginning XI

Palmer was not named in Chelsea’s beginning eleven for right this moment’s match after having picked up a knock in midweek.

Despite that, he’ll begin on the bench right this moment, after having a stand out season to date for Chelsea, whereas additionally making his senior worldwide debut for England.

The 21-year-old has had a busy couple of months since becoming a member of Chelsea from Man City in the summertime and contemplating how good he is been for the Blues, ought to the Treble winners have offered him?

03 Dec 202313:48

Klopp lauds Fulham star as one of many ‘best in Premier League historical past’

Ahead of their crunch Premier League assembly in opposition to Fulham this afternoon, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has lauded one Fulham star. as ‘the best gamers the Premier League ever noticed’.

He added on Fulham’s supervisor: ‘Marco is a top manager, he’s doing an excellent job in a robust league, I’m not saying they’re overachieving however they’re doing notably effectively and it’s a very good soccer crew.

‘It’s only a good soccer crew, effectively arrange and it makes it particular, and their little stadium there, they’ll create a correct ambiance and we’ve had our struggles there.’

03 Dec 202313:42

Iraola believes Villa will demand a ‘good stage’ from Bournemouth

Ahead of Bournemouth’s conflict in opposition to Aston Villa, Andoni Iraola belives his aspect will should be on high type to beat right this moment’s opposition.

‘I believe we now have been significantly better just lately. We want stage right this moment as a result of the opposition will demand it.

‘They are enjoying very well and have good forwards however I believe we’re in second and have gamers who can injury them. I’ve confronted Unai Emery rather a lot, particularly as a participant, and it’ll be a tricky problem.’

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Andoni Iraola, Manager of AFC Bournemouth, applauds the fans at full-time following the team's victory in the Premier League match between Sheffield United and AFC Bournemouth at Bramall Lane on November 25, 2023 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
03 Dec 202313:32

Mauricio Pochettino rips into his ‘gentle’ Chelsea stars

Mauricio Pochettino gave his Chelsea crew the hair dryer therapy following their 4-1 defeat by Newcastle.

It was a disappointing defeat for Pochettino’s aspect with the supervisor revealing he ‘advised truths’ to his gamers after the match.

Will his robust phrases give them a bit of additional motivation right this moment?

03 Dec 202313:27

Bournemouth v Aston Villa crew information

Unai Emery has made seven modifications to his crew that beat Legia Warsaw within the week.

Youri Tielemans, Ezri Konsa, Douglas Luiz and John McGinn are the one three gamers to maintain their place within the beginning line up.

Villa XI: Martinez, Carlos, Konsa, Luiz, McGinn, Tielemans, Watkins, Digne, Torres, Zaniolo, Bailey

Subs: Olsen, Cash, Moreno, Lenglet, Diaby, Duran, Dendoncker, Ramsey, Iroegbunam

Meanwhile, Bournemouth have introduced Milos Kerkez into defence for Lloyd Kelly, who misses out as a result of damage.

Bournemouth XI: Neto, A Smith, Zabarnyi, Senesi, Kerkez, L Cook, Christie, Semenyo, Kluivert, Tavernier, Solanke

Subs: Travers, Mepham, Brooks, Rothwell, Ouattara, Sinisterra, Moore, Traore, Billing

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 3: Aston Villa's John McGinn inspecting the pitch at Dean Court, home of Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Aston Villa at Vitality Stadium on December 3, 2023 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Horton - CameraSport via Getty Images)
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Unai Emery, Manager of Aston Villa, looks on during the pitch inspection prior to the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Aston Villa at Vitality Stadium on December 03, 2023 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
03 Dec 202313:20

Joel Matip reaches Premier League milestone

After becoming a member of Liverpool again in 2016, Joel Matip will right this moment make his a hundred and fiftieth Premier League look.

Speaking to Sky Sports on reaching the milestone, Matip stated: ‘I did not know this earlier than so thanks for this. Hopefully a couple of extra will come.

‘Everybody likes to play as a soccer participant and in december and january you may make the perfect of it.’

On right this moment’s opponents he added: ‘Great crew. We need to be there from the start. We can’t give them something and hopefully it is not going to occur.’

03 Dec 202313:17

West Ham vs Crystal Palace crew information

Jarrod Bowen returns to the beginning line up for David Moyes’ aspect after lacking their final two video games with an damage sustained throughout the worldwide break.

He’s not the one change to the squad, with Konstantinos Mavropanos changing Kurt Zouma.

West Ham XI: Areola, Emerson, Aguerd, Mavropanos, Coufal, Ward-Prowse, Alvarez, Paqueta, Soucek, Kudus, Bowen.

Subs: Fabianski, Cresswell, Fornals, Cornet, Ings, Ogbonna, Benrahma, Kehrer, Mubama.

Roy Hodgson has additionally made three modifications to his aspect for todays match, with all of Chris Richards, Jordan Ayew and Will Hughes coming again into the aspect.

Crystal Palace XI: Johnstone, Mitchell, Guehi, Andersen, Ward, Lerma, Richards, Hughes, Olise, Edouard, Ayew.

Subs: Matthews, Whitworth, Tomkins, Franca, Mateta, Clyne, Ebiowei, Ahamada, Riedewald.

03 Dec 202313:13

Liverpool vs Fulham crew information

Joel Matip makes his a hundred and fiftieth Premier League look right this moment as Liverpool tackle fulham.

Jurgen Klopp has made three modifications from their aspect that drew to Man City final weekend.

Allison is oout with an damage, with Diogo Jota additionally absent. Caoimhín Kelleher and Luis Diaz are available in to interchange them. Meanwhile, Ryan Gravenberch is available in to interchange Curtis Jones.

Fulham make three modifications from their crew that beat Wolves, Willian drops to the bench together with Tom Cairney and Timothy Castagne.

Joao Palhinha returns alongside Kenny Tete and harry Wilson.

03 Dec 202313:08

Brighton crew information

Roberto De Zerbi has additionally made a number of modifications to his aspect that performed in opposition to AEK Athens in midweek.

Jaoao Pedro is omitted from the aspect with Ferguson set to guide the road for the Seagulls. Jan Paul van Hecke additionally comes into the aspect together with Carlos Baleba.

03 Dec 202313:04

Chelsea crew information

Mauricio Pochettino has made a number of modifications to his Chelsea teamt to tackle Brighton right this moment.

In defence Axel Disasi is available in for Marc Cucrella whereas Levi Colwill replaces the suspended Reece James.

Moises Caicedo is available in for Lesley Ugochukwu whereas Mykhailo Mudryk begins in assault rather than Conor Gallagher.

03 Dec 202312:58

Pochettino reveals he had a one-on-one assembly with Moises Caicedo

Amid his inconsistent latest type, Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he had a one-one-one assembly with Moises Caicedo in a bid to assist the Ecuadorian enhance his type.

Pochettino stated: ‘Before this press convention, he was in my workplace for twenty minutes. It is simple as a result of we converse Spanish. It is a unconscious course of and that may be a downside – solely in time are you able to adapt.’

Will the Ecuadorian begin right this moment? Find out in only a second as we’ll have all the most recent crew information from every membership developing subsequent!

03 Dec 202312:55

And Fulham are in the home at Anfield!

Fulham are apparently with no win in opposition to groups who start this weekend’s fixtures within the high half of the Premier League desk.

But Liverpool might want to anticipate Fulham to battle proper to the tip, with Marco Silva’s aspect having scored eight of their final 9 Premier League objectives within the second half of video games this season.

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03 Dec 202312:52

Gakopo on the double!

Cody Gakpo scored a brace of objectives throughout Liverpool’s 4-0 win in opposition to LASK within the Europa League on Thursday.

The Reds are in respectable fettle in the meanwhile, however will likely be hoping for extra consistency having gained simply two of their final 5 matches throughout all competitions.

Despite that, Liverpool will likely be buoyed by their 1-1 draw in opposition to Man City final weekend on the Etihad and Klopp will likely be in search of extra of the identical this afternoon.

In their previous 5 conferences, Liverpool have solely been crushed by Fulham as soon as, with the Merseyside membership profitable two of these 5 fixtures, drawing the remaining.

Fulham, in the meantime, come into this match off the again of a dramatic 3-2 win in opposition to Wolves, which noticed the Cottagers be awarded a last-minute penalty by VAR – a call which has been vehemently slammed by Wolves boss Gary O’Neil this week.

03 Dec 202312:46

A peek inside Chelsea’s dressing room…

Winless of their final two matches, Chelsea come into right this moment’s conflict at Stamford Bridge eleventh within the desk and needing a win.

Mauricio Pochettino admitted this week that he gave his gamers the hair dryer therapy after their 4-1 defeat by Newcastle, however they face an equally stern take a look at right this moment in opposition to Brighton.

In their final 5 conferences, Chelsea and Brighton have crushed eachother twice, drawing their solely different recreation.

But the Blues have solely gained considered one of their final 5 league matches and path their guests by six factors.

Roberto De Zerbi’s aspect, in stark distinction, have not misplaced of their final 5 outings.

But Brighton have suffered a number of damage blows this season, and will likely be with out Ansu Fati and Tariq Lamptey for a while.

03 Dec 202312:40

Will Jarrod Bowen begin right this moment?

The West Ham ahead has been out of motion for the previous two video games after choosing up a minor damage over the last worldwide break.

We’ve simply seen him strolling down the aspect of the pitch along with his West Ham team-mates and it is a good signal that the England star may very well be able to make his comeback from damage.

Bowen has been pivotal for the Irons this 12 months, scoring 9 objectives in 16 appearances throughout all competitions.

While West Ham have gained each of the video games he has been absent for, they arrive up in opposition to a tricky Crystal Palace crew right this moment, who’re gunning to finish a two-match shedding streak.

03 Dec 202312:35

Good afternoon!

Hello and welcome to our reside weblog for this afternoon’s Premier League matches!

We’ve bought an enormous day of motion developing with 4 video games kicking off at 2.00pm this afternoon.

Chelsea are hoping to undo the frustration of their 4-1 defeat by Newcastle final week as they host Roberto De Zerbi’s Brighton at Stamford Bridge.

Brighton come into the match off the again of run of type, with the Seagulls having not misplaced of their final 5 outings throughout all competitions.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are additionally in motion this afternoon as they welcome Fulham to Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s aspect sealed a 4-0 win in opposition to LASK in midweek, whereas Fulham come into this match off the again of a 3-2 win in opposition to Wolves that has sparked loads of discussions round VAR.

West Ham are additionally again in motion this afternoon in opposition to London rivals Crystal Palace, with Jarrod Bown eyeing up a possible return from damage.

And lastly Bournemouth host high-flying Aston Villa, because the Cherries look to say their third win on the bounce.

Stay with us as we’ll have all the most recent information, response and commentary from this afternoon’s matches.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 3: A general view inside the London Stadium during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at London Stadium on December 3, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Vince Mignott/MB Media/Getty Images)
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