Brighton journey to Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day to face Chelsea, and a win for the Seagulls might probably raise them to tenth within the league.
Right here is the perfect potential lineup for the match…
Ex-Valencia man Mat Ryan has performed in each minute of each recreation for Brighton this season. The Australian has been key to what has been a really effectively organised defence for the newly promoted aspect.
This defence has been wonderful this season. With solely 23 targets conceded to this point, they’ve the bottom tally for targets conceded out of all the so referred to as ‘lesser golf equipment’, apart from Burnley, who at present sit in seventh.
Shane Duffy and Lewis Dunk have been instrumental to their success, and supervisor Chris Hughton shall be hoping that his key males will stay damage free over the busy Christmas interval.
Solly March has stuffed in on the left of the midfield 4 in latest weeks, and has carried out effectively.
Ex-Celtic man Beram Kayal has not featured that a lot this season. Dutchman Davy Propper has been the important thing man in midfield alongside Dale Stephens, nonetheless because of the fixture pile up, Hughton will look to make use of his squad depth for the subsequent few video games.
Pascal Gross was the person once more for Brighton on the weekend, as he scored the winner in opposition to Watford. The German was partnered by Tomer Hemed in opposition to the Hornets, nonetheless Glenn Murray is about to return in opposition to Chelsea on Boxing Day.
Murray should thread frivolously in opposition to the Blues nonetheless, because the ex-Crystal Palace man is one reserving away from suspension.