Chelsea beat Brighton even with one less in the Premier League

O Chelsea continues in search of regularity in this edition of Premier League. This Sunday (3), the team’s Mauricio Pochettino won the Brighton, 3-2, at Stamford Bridge. The Blues only occupy 10th place with 19 points, three less than Brighton themselves, who are in 8th, with 22 points.

The highlight of the match was the midfielder Enzo Fernándezwho scored twice, once in each half, being a key player in winning the three points. João Pedro scored the visitors’ second.

Both teams had difficulties creating dangerous moves. As a result, the dead ball became the main weapon, especially for Chelsea, who were the ones who most proposed the game in the first half.

After crossing from right to left, Badiashile managed to protect from the marking and returned it to the area. Alone, Enzo Fernández headed the ball into the net to open the scoring. The high ball was the way. Four minutes later, in a similar move, Colwill finished to make it 2-0.

The match was in the hands of Chelsea, who saw the situation turn around in two minutes. After a beautiful plot, Good night scored a great goal and put Brighton back in the game. Just after, Gallagher He committed a hard foul from behind and was sent off, leaving the Blues with ten on the field in the first half.

In the second half, even amid pressure from Brighton, it was Chelsea who scored. In a counterattack, Mudryk suffered a penalty, awarded by the referee with the help of VAR. From the kick, Enzo Fernández hit and scored 3-1 for the home team.

The visiting team remained on top despite being two goals behind on the scoreboard. After pressing, Brazilian João Pedro scored a header in stoppage time and gave Brighton life in the game. The final minutes were full of drama for Chelsea, who, under heavy pressure, managed to hold on for victory.

Championship standings:

Chelsea – 10th place – 19 points

Brighton – 8th place – 22 points

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Brighton’s next games:

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