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Brighton beat Chelsea with four goals to one in the 14th round of the English Premier League.

Brighton scored an own goal by Leonardo Trossard, Robin Loftis-Cheek and Trevoh Chalubah and Pascal Gross, while Kai Havertz scored Chelsea’s only goal.


Graham Potter decided to keep the duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Jorgino on the bench against his former team.

On the other hand, Roberto de Zerbe pushed Leonardo Trossard in the attacking position again.

Match events

Brighton excelled in front of their former coach in length and breadth, as Graham Potter suffered his first league defeat with Chelsea.

Brighton did not give Chelsea more than five minutes to advance the first goal through Leonardo Trossard, after a shot from inside the penalty area missed Kepa.

Brighton excelled, but this time through set-pieces, after a cross from Sully Marsh hit the shoulder of Loftich Cheek in the 15th minute.

And goalkeeper Robert Sanchez saved Brighton from the first goal after a wonderful save from Conor Gallagher’s header five minutes later.

Moises Kaisedou kicked in the 31st minute from the right of the penalty area, but it came into the right outer net of the goal.

Two minutes before the end of the first half, Trevoh Chalubah scored an own goal again after a cross from Estupinan.

Chelsea started the second half better, and Kai Havertz reduced the score in the 48th minute with a header after a cross from Conor Gallagher.

Attempts continued between the two teams without much danger on goal, before Pascal Gross scored the fourth goal in the 91st minute.

The win raised Brighton’s score to 18 points in seventh place, while Chelsea’s balance stopped at 21 points in fifth place.

For the first time, Brighton beat Chelsea in a Premier League match.

The win is Brighton’s first with Roberto De Zerbe.

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