Graham Potter’s Brighton will hope to turn decent performances in victories as they travel to Chelsea.
Albion have six points from six matches so this season but were unlucky not to win their last two matches against Burnley and Newcastle. In both matches they dominated for large periods of the match but drew both. Albion’s only Premier League win of the season arrived on the opening day with a 3-0 triumph at Watford.
Frank Lampard’s Chelsea are two points above Brighton in 11th but still seek a first home Premier League win. Chelsea have drawn against Leicester and Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge this season and leaders Liverpool beat them last weekend.
What time does Brighton v Southampton kick off?
The game kicks off at 3pm at Stamford Bridge.
Is the game on TV?
No. Highlights of the Chelsea match will be on Match Of The Day at 10.30pm on Saturday evening.
What’s the team news?
On the injury front, Albion’s Shane Duffy will be out “weeks rather than days” after suffering a calf injury against Villa in midweek. Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Solly March could return. Bernardo (knee) is also out but Glenn Murray, Neal Maupay and Dale Stephens, who has been ill, are available.
Chelsea left-back Emerson is out for a month (hamstring) and Antonio Rudiger and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are also missing, while Andreas Christensen is doubtful.
Who is the referee?
Referee: Chris Kavanagh. Assistants: Simon Long, Sian Massey-Ellis. Fourth official: Robert Jones. VAR: Tim Robinson. Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.
What are the odds?
Chelsea are favourites to pick up all three points and are priced at 2/5 to win. A Brighton victory is 7-1 and the draw is 15/4. Tammy Abraham is 3/1 to score first, with Albion’s Aaron Connolly at 12/1. Lewis Dunk is 40/1. A 2-0, 1-0 and 2-1 to Chelsea are all at 7-1 while a 1-1 draw is 17-2. A 2-0 for Brighton is 40-1 while a 2-1 Brighton is 22-1.