Brighton 1-3 Chelsea: Participant Ratings as Unconvincing Blues Edge Previous Seagulls

Kurt Zouma, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Marcos Alonso, Reece James
Brighton 1-3 Chelsea | Pool/Getty Images

Chelsea received their 2020/21 season off to the ideal open up with a 3-1 victory over Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Monday evening.

Contemporary signings Kai Havertz and Timo Werner were thrust straight into the Chelsea initiating XI by Frank Lampard however the Blues were no longer at their simplest from the off, whereas Brighton gave a appropriate fable of themselves. Had Lewis Dunk came upon the web when he became equipped with a golden different in the second half of with the scores at 2-1, it could presumably per chance safe been a selected .

But the Blues in the waste took the three factors as a consequence of a Jorginho penalty, a Reece James wonder plan and Kurt Zouma’s deflected effort after Leandro Trossard had levelled the scores in the second half of.

Let’s web into some player scores.

1. Goalkeeper & Defenders

Timo Werner, Mat Ryan
Ryan fouled Werner to concede a penalty | Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
Timo Werner, Adam Lallana
Lallana’s debut became decrease short thru damage | Pool/Getty Images

3. Forwards

Neal Maupay, Marcos Alonso
Maupay became active up high | Pool/Getty Images
Adam Lallana
Connelly replaced the injured Lallana in the principle half of | Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Chelsea

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Kepa started sooner than Willy Caballero | PETER CZIBORRA/Getty Images

6. Midfielders

Jorginho
Jorginho opened the scoring from the distance | Pool/Getty Images
Timo Werner, Mat Ryan
Werner received the penalty in the principle half of | Pool/Getty Images

8. Substitutes

Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Ross Barkley
Barkley came on in the second half of | Richard Heathcote/Getty Images