Sports news: Chelsea Fc secures 3points against Brighton
Chelsea have moved into fifth place in the Premier League table with a 3-0 victory over
Brighton & Hove Albion in Wednesday’s clash at Stamford Bridge.
Olivier Giroud gave the Blues a deserved half-time lead, before Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek both added fine individual efforts in the space of three minutes after the break.
Chelsea now find themselves level on points with fourth-placed Arsenal, while Brighton remain five points above the relegation zone after failing to make any kind of an impact in West London.
Maurizio Sarri opted to hand a first Premier League start to Callum Hudson-Odoi , and the academy graduate offered the biggest threat going forward for the Blues during the opening stages.