Following our Vitality FA Cup quarter-final win on Wednesday, Chelsea FC Women are back in Barclays FA Women’s Super League action tomorrow when we welcome Brighton and Hove Albion to Kingsmeadow for the first time this season.
All the information you need ahead of the clash can be found in our preview here…
Where and when?
The Blues will take on Brighton on Saturday afternoon at Kingsmeadow and the match kicks off at 11.30am (UK time).
How to follow and watch live
As always, you can follow the game via Chelsea Women’s social media channels. There will be live commentary on our Twitter page and regular updates on Facebook and Instagram. Simply search ‘ChelseaFCW' on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. We will also be giving fans live behind-the-scenes access of our matchday from 10am (UK) on our Instagram channel which includes an exclusive pre-match chat with Millie Bright.For our UK audience, the game is being shown on Sky Sports with wider international broadcast information available from the FA’s website as well on our social channels on matchday.New for this season, Chelsea Women fans can also take part in our Play Predictor game on The 5th Stand app. Predict every game so that you are in with the chance of winning a £100 Megastore voucher and a Nike Women’s Chelsea shirt or football signed by the Women’s squad, while the top scorer each month will take home a £500 Megastore voucher and either a Nintendo Switch, iPad or PS5.
It is important all supporters visiting Kingsmeadow on Saturday are aware of the following information or they risk not being admitted. Supporters attending our home matches at Kingsmeadow this season are required to provide evidence they are at low risk of transmitting Covid-19. This is to increase the safety and comfort of our supporters, players and staff as we host large crowds again. This can be done through proof of full Covid-19 vaccination (with both doses received at least 14 days prior to the match) or proof of a negative Lateral Flow Test (from age 11 and over) carried out within 48 hours of the fixture kicking off. More information can be found here.
The Blues have won the last two of our three league matches with a win this Wednesday against Birmingham City in the quarter-final of the Vitality FA Women’s FA Cup. Last up in the WSL, Chelsea Women returned triumphant following a 6-1 win against Manchester United.
A double from Sam Kerr with further goals from Fran Kirby, Pernille Harder, Drew Spence and a first goal for the club by Jessie Fleming helped the Blues to an impressive victory on the road.
Brighton also had a win on Wednesday against Charlton to take them to the semi-final of the FA Cup. In the league, the Seagulls had a strong start to the season, winning their first two matches with a 2-0 win over West Ham and a 5-0 victory over Birmingham City, but they lost out in their last match - 1-0 away to Aston Villa.
Chelsea Women vs Brighton and Hove Albion Women recent head-to-head record
The Blues last met Brighton earlier this year in February, when the Seagulls ended our WSL 33-game unbeaten run with a 2-1 win, our only defeat in the WSL last season. Prior to this win, Brighton had lost each of their previous five matches against Chelsea without scoring a goal. Chelsea have scored in each of our previous five WSL clashes with Brighton.
Next up for the Blues
Chelsea’s next test after Brighton will be our opening Champions League group stage round against Wolfsburg at Kingsmeadow. The match takes places of Wednesday (6 October) and has an 8pm (UK) kick-off. Tickets are still available to be purchased by clicking here.