The Brighton vs Chelsea live stream will see Graham Potter return to his old club —and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN.
Blues boss Potter was popular during his time on the East Sussex coast, helping the club progress and play attractive football. He will no doubt receive a warm reception from the home fans. However, his new team need a Premier League win after draws against Brentford and Man Utd. They go into the weekend 5th in the table, behind Newcastle on goal difference.
Chelsea did get a victory in the Champions League on Tuesday. A Mateo Kovačić strike and a stunner from Kai Havertz meant they beat RB Salzburg and are now guaranteed to progress into the competition's Round of 16.
The Seagulls, meanwhile, have suffered a huge slump in form since Potter departed. They have not had a win in 5 games under new manager Roberto De Zerbi. They did though receive a boost this week, with Argentine midfielder Alexis Mac Allister signing a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2025. Belgian Leandro Trossard is also causing problems for opposition defences. Brighton may not yet be getting the wins under De Zerbi, but they have been unlucky on a few occasions and their performances probably merit more points than they have got.
Chelsea remain without Kalidou Koulibaly, Reece James and N’Golo Kante, who are all out injured. As well as long term absentees Jakub Moder and Kaoru Mitoma, there are fitness doubts around Adam Lallana and Joel Veltman for Brighton.
History is on the side of the visitors, who have not lost on their last 5 visits to the Amex Stadium. This includes a 1-1 draw back in January.
Here's how they line up:
Brighton: Sanchez, Estupinan, Dunk, Webster, March, Mac Allister, Caicedo, Trossard, Gross, Mitoma, Lallana.
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Cucurella, Pulisic, Gallagher, Mount, Kovacic, Sterling, Loftus-Cheek, Havertz.
Can the home side put this right and get a much needed three points? Find out by watching the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream. Plus, make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action this weekend by checking out our full how to watch Premier League live streams hub.
How to watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream wherever you are
The Brighton vs Chelsea live stream will be shown on many different channels across the world, but what if you're not in your home country and want to watch it on your usual service?
The answer is to use a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN will let you tune into your home coverage from wherever you are — meaning that if you're abroad, you can use one of the best VPN services to watch the games live as if you were in your lounge.
Our favorite right now is ExpressVPN, thanks to its combination of superb speed, great customer service and excellent device support. It also offers a no-questions-asked 30-day money-back guarantee, so you could check it out without having to sign up long term.
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.
2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're in the U.K. and want to view a U.S. service, you'd select U.S. from the list.
3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Peacock or another service and watch the game.
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How to watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream on USA and on the NBC Sports website with a valid login. USA is available with most cable TV packages.
For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV. The Sling Blue package costs just $35 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including USA.
Or you could go for Fubo.TV. Its Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including USA, plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy.
If you already use those services but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream on Fubo.TV, the new home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
That's a change from last season, where the action was on DAZN, and it also results in a slightly higher price of CAN$24.99 where DAZN was $20. That's for the Essentials plan, which gets you all Premier League matches, all Serie A matches plus 29 channels including BeINSports and MLB Network. The $39.99 Premium plan adds 20 entertainment channels and more on top of that.
Canadians stuck abroad that still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN to trick their streaming device into thinking it's back in the great white north.
How to watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream in the UK
Brighton vs Chelsea kicks off at 2 p.m. BST in the U.K., but the game isn't one of those being shown on any of the usual providers — Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime.
If, however, you're an American or Canadian (or from any other country with a legitimate live stream service for Brighton vs Chelsea) and are only in the U.K. temporarily, you can still watch services from your home country. All you'll need is one of the best VPN services, like ExpressVPN.
Highlights will of course be shown on Match of the Day, which is scheduled for 10.25 p.m. BST and available via the BBC iPlayer.
How to watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream on Optus Sport, which has the rights to all 380 Premier League games this season. Optus can be accessed via a dedicated mobile or tablet app, and also on Chromecast and Apple TV and costs $24.99 AUD per month. An Annual Pass is also available for $199 AUD/year.
Not in Australia right now? You can simply use a VPN to watch all the action on your Optus account, as if you were back home.
How to watch the Brighton vs Chelsea stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Brighton vs Chelsea live stream via Sky Sport. This costs $60.98 NZD per month, or you could go for the Sky Sport Now service, which gives you just the Sport channels but for a reduced cost of $19.99/week / $39.99/month or $399/year.
Not at home in New Zealand right now? You can still follow every game by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
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Charlotte Henry is a journalist who has covered all things tech and media for a number of years for various publications. She reported in-depth as tech companies became media companies and vice versa. In her newsletter, The Addition, she focuses on the ever-changing streaming ecosystem as the likes of Netflix, Apple TV+ and Disney+ fight for supremacy. Charlotte is also a close follower of sport (she’s a Spurs fan…) watching everything from Premier League football to Major League Baseball. Charlotte’s first book “Not Buying It: The Facts Behind Fake News” was published in 2019. Away from work, she can often be found at heavy metal concerts and festivals.