Brighton boss reveals what his team must do to beat Chelsea

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Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi has claimed his side are just a win away from igniting their season.

Brighton are yet to get a win under their new manager Roberto de Zerbi, who replaced Graham Potter at the Seagulls.

De Zerbi is hoping for that to change when they host Chelsea on Saturday, and has insisted that a win against Chelsea can turn around their season.

De Zerbi said, “[Joel] Veltman has some problems, [Adam] Lallana is okay.

“[Kaoru] Mitoma feels good and trained with us today and yesterday. I haven’t decided the first eleven yet – I will decide tomorrow.

“We need one win to change this moment. This moment is not bad but when the results aren’t good, you are sad.

“The quality of play and skills we’ve showed have been very good.”

Speaking on his team’s set-up, De Zerbi said: “My team is able to be aggressive, press high always with courage and without problems. This is important for me. If you watched us against City, the defence from the front was fantastic.

“It’s always fantastic to work at the Amex. I’m sorry for the moment because we only have one point from two games there.

“I hope to win in our stadium for me, our players and our fans. In Manchester they were fantastic.

“Chelsea are a fantastic team. Mount, Havertz, Jorginho, Thiago Silva – they have great players, it will be tough.”