There is plenty of excitement around Stamford Bridge at the moment following a busy transfer window so far – with Roman Abramovich backing Frank Lampard to bring in his key targets to date.
They take on a Brighton side that, on their day, can be a tough opponent for any side in the top flight.
Here is all of the key information you need to know ahead of Chelsea’s trip down to the south coast.
When and where?
Chelsea make the trip to to play Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Monday, with kick-off scheduled for 8.15pm.
Is Brighton vs Chelsea on TV?
Yes. The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event (with fake crowd noise) and also Sky Sports Premier League (without crowd noise).
The pre-match coverage for the game begins at 7pm, with an hour and a quarter to go before the first Monday Night Football of the season kicks off.
Sky Sports subscribers will be able to stream the match via the Sky Go app or on the Sky Go website.
These sides met at the end of August in a friendly and a 90th-minute Pascal Gross penalty cancelled out Timo Werner’s fourth-minute opener for the Blues.
The last competitive match between the two was on New Year’s Day – again 1-1 – with Cesar Azpilicueta giving Lampard’s side the lead before Alireza Jahanbaksh equalised late on.
Competitively, the Seagulls haven’t got the better of the Blues since 1933, with Chelsea winning 11 of the last 13 meetings.