Full coverage of Premier League clash on talkSPORT 2


talkSPORT is the place to be on Saturday as we bring you live Premier League coverage from noon ’til night.

GameDay kicks off with Liverpool’s trip to Sheffield United, before Chelsea welcome Brighton to Stamford Bridge at 3pm – LIVE on talkSPORT 2.

Can Brighton pull off a shock at Stamford Bridge?

Can Brighton pull off a shock at Stamford Bridge?

Just as Frank Lampard’s reign at Stamford Bridge looked to be gaining momentum, Chelsea suffered damaging back-to-back defeats at home last week, losing to Valencia in the Champions League and Liverpool in the Premier League.

A 7-1 victory over Grimsby Town in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday would’ve done much to lift the mood, especially with the return of Callum Hudson-Odoi and Reece James from injury, and an impressive full debut from Billy Gilmour.

Hudson-Odoi and James could both feature on Saturday after being named in the squad.

Brighton, meanwhile, have not won a league match since their victory over Watford on the opening day of the season.



Chelsea vs Brighton: How to listen

Our coverage will start on talkSPORT 2 at 2.30pm before the match kicks off at 3pm.

To tune in, just click here for the live stream or click the radio player below.

You can also listen through the talkSPORT App, on DAB Digital Radio or on MW 1053 or 1089.

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Chelsea vs Brighton: Team news

Chelsea boss Lampard expects to have defender Andreas Christensen available for the clash.

Centre-back Christensen has returned to training after suffering a knee knock in last weekend’s loss to Liverpool, but left-back Emerson Palmieri, who sustained a thigh problem in that game, will miss out.

Defender Antonio Rudiger (groin) and midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Achilles) remain unavailable, while striker Olivier Giroud will be assessed following illness.

It’s been a mixed start for Lampard as Chelsea manager

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It’s been a mixed start for Lampard as Chelsea manager

Brighton will be without centre-back Shane Duffy after the Republic of Ireland international suffered a calf problem in the midweek Carabao Cup defeat against Aston Villa.

Glenn Murray (ankle) should be available having returned to training, while Iran forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh could come into contention again following an injury picked up during the international break.

Winger Leandro Trossard (groin) continues his recovery, along with Solly March (thigh) and defender Bernardo. Jose Izquierdo (knee) and Ezequiel Schelotto (knee) also remain sidelined.


GameDay Live with Adrian Durham

Adrian Durham will be your host as we go Around the Grounds for all the goals as they go in up and down the country during the 3pm kick-offs.

Tottenham will look to get their campaign back on track with a home tie against Southampton.

Elsewhere, the only two teams without a win this season go head-to-head when Watford travel to Wolves.

Meanwhile, Aston Villa take on Burnley, Crystal Palace welcome Norwich to Selhurst Park, and Bournemouth face West Ham.

Once the full-time whistles go, Adrian will then lead our Full-Time Phone-In so you the fans can have your say on all the action.

Jason Cundy defends Mauricio Pochettino and slams Spurs fans who want him gone

 



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