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Confirmed Officials: Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion | Premier League



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The officials have been confirmed for Chelsea’s Premier League clash against Brighton & Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

Mauricio Pochettino and Roberto De Zerbi come head-to-head in the capital as both sides look to claim all three points for different reasons. Chelsea were thrashed by Newcastle United last time out, while Brighton are on a run of seven games without defeat.

The mood inside the Chelsea dressing room was full of anger and disappointment, but the reaction from the squad at their Cobham training ground has been positive after a ‘tough week’.

“It was good the week to realise what we need to improve, to be more mature,” said Pochettino.

“I am very. very happy, so far, even if it was really, really tough in training and meetings. Sometimes these situations help a lot to improve.”

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Pochettino insists Chelsea’s problem is more internal than their opponents and wanted to ensure his players were aware of how they needed to apply themselves against Brighton, Manchester United and for the remainder of the campaign.

“We are our own worst enemies. We need to focus on us. The problem is not going to be Brighton. In this process, we need to pay more attention to ourselves than the opponent.”

Now the officials for the league meeting have been revealed by the Premier League ahead of the encounter.


The Premier League have confirmed that Craig Pawson will take charge of the meeting in London.

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Craig Pawson will be supported by Marc Perry and Steve Meredith on the touchline.

Fourth Official

Michael Salisbury has been named as the Fourth Official for Sunday’s match, with the referee overseeing conduct within the two dugouts, and the behaviour of Mauricio Pochettino and Roberto De Zerbi.

VAR/Assistant VAR

Overviewing proceedings from Stockley Park on Sunday afternoon will be Jarred Gillett, who has been named as the Video Assistant Referee, with the Assistant Video Assistant Referee being Sian Massey-Ellis.