Brighton defender Gaetan Bong challenges N'Golo Kante. Picture by Getty Images

Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion player ratings

Chelsea ran out 3-0 winners over Brighton at Stamford Bridge this evening as Callum Hudson-Odoi starred on his first Premier League start.

The young winger set up Olivier Giroud for the opener on 38 minutes before Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek scored with stunning finishes in the second half. Here's how we rated the players of both teams.

No real chance with any of the goals but made a couple of straight-forward saves in the second half.

1. Mathew Ryan - 5

No real chance with any of the goals but made a couple of straight-forward saves in the second half.
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Club captain made his first Premier League appearance since December. Had his hands full up against Hazard.

2. Bruno - 6

Club captain made his first Premier League appearance since December. Had his hands full up against Hazard.
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Deflected goalbound Hudson-Odoi shot over early on and crucial block to deny Giroud. Dominant in the air as usual.

3. Shane Duffy - 6

Deflected goalbound Hudson-Odoi shot over early on and crucial block to deny Giroud. Dominant in the air as usual.
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Giroud got in between Albion's central defensive duo to score Chelsea's opener. Sent a couple of long crossfield passes straight to an Albion team-mate in the first half.

4. Lewis Dunk - 5

Giroud got in between Albion's central defensive duo to score Chelsea's opener. Sent a couple of long crossfield passes straight to an Albion team-mate in the first half.
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