Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri makes seven changes to the team that beat Cardiff 2-1 on Sunday. Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante both return to the starting XI after both players were dropped to the bench at Cardiff.
There is a first Premier League start for Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi. Ruben Loftus-Cheek also starts after scoring the winner at Cardiff over the weekend.
Here are the lineups for both teams:
Chelsea (4-3-3): Kepa; Azpilicueta (c), Christensen, David Luiz, Emerson; Kante, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek; Hudson-Odoi, Giroud, Hazard.
Subs: Caballero, Zappacosta, Rudiger, Barkley, Kovacic, Willian, Higuain.
Brighton: Ryan; Bruno (c), Duffy, Dunk, Bong, Bissouma, Stephens, Propper, Marsh, Andone, Jahanbakhsh.
Subs: Button, Burn, Kayal, Locadia, Knockaert, Izquierdo, Murray.
Today’s referee is Graham Scott.
Come on Chelsea!!!